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Ed Christie



Biography

Ed Christie has been associated with The Jim Henson Company for 27 years. He is currently a creative and managerial consultant at Sesame Workshop, primarily designing characters for Sesame Street. He has designed, built, and wrangled puppet characters on most of Henson's productions including The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, and Muppets Take Manhattan, as well as the stage musical Little Shop of Horrors. He is the winner of eight Emmy Awards for his work on Sesame Street and received the Oasis of Peace Award for his work on the Israel/Palestine production of Sesame Street. 

Updated February 2007.
Ed Christie (Puppet Design)