Rosita's Abuela
DEBUT 2005

Rosita's Abuela is Rosita's grandmother from Mexico. She visits the street in Sesame Street Episode 4096. In her initial appearances, she was limited to speaking Spanish only, but has seen been shown speaking English as well. Episode 4415 in 2013 sees her taking up permanent residence on the street. She has since appeared in Episode 4417 and Episode 4801.

Abuela also makes an appearance in the Sesame Street Live show, 1-2-3 Imagine!


The character's voice is typically done by another, Spanish-speaking voice actor. In Episode 4096, her voice was provided by Emilio Delgado. Sonia Manzano voiced the character in her season 44 appearances. Rosita's performer, Carmen Osbahr, voiced the character in season 48.

For Sesame Street Live, her voice was done by Beth Marlin Lichter.

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