PERFORMER Anthony Asbury
DEBUT 1998

Grandpa Jacob is the father of Jane Kangaroo and grandfather of Junior Kangaroo. He appeared in The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss episode "Talkin' with the Cat," where he pays a visit to his family. Grandpa Jacob is hard of hearing, but Junior learns to communicate with him visually. Grandpa was an accomplished nerdleball player in his youth.