Grizzy, from The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland, built by Zeszotek

Mark R. Zeszotek (1954-2004)[1] had been a puppet designer and builder for The Jim Henson Company for two decades. He was the Muppet Supervisor for Sesame Street between the years 1995 and 1999, winning four Emmy Awards for his work on the show.

A native of Ohio, Zeszotek was a graduate of Miami University.



While never credited as a puppeteer on the show itself, Zeszotek was credited as such in the following Sesame Street videos:

External links


  1. "United States Social Security Death Index" at