PERFORMER Timothy Near

Timi is a recurring character on Sesame Street from the mid-1970s through the early 1980s. She was a good friend of Linda's, who also is adept at sign language.

She appeared as early as season 8 (Episode 1016), visiting Linda on the street. She re-appeared in several episodes after, including Episode 1064 and Episode 1152. She also appeared in an edition of "Ask Oscar," signing all of Telly and Oscar's dialogue.