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Bob McGrath Died: ‘Sesame Street’ Star Dies

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Bob McGrath died, 90 years old, has tragically passed away. Although he was an old man, his passing still leaves a deep void in the hearts of his family.

The family of the American actor announced his death on Sunday, December 4, 2022. On Sunday, the news of his death was shared.

The family posted a touching Facebook post, in which they shared that their father had died today. He was surrounded at his funeral by his family.

His fans and well-wishers have come forward to express their sorrow following the announcement.

Bob McGrath Died: ‘Sesame Street’ Star Dies

Bob McGrath Died

Bob McGrath was a Sesame Street original cast member. He appeared in many films and projects but was most well-known for his portrayal of Bob Johnson, the original human character on the educational television series Sesame Street.

Sesame Workshop (a non-profit organization that produces educational programs for children) took to Twitter to express their sadness at the passing of the veteran actor. They said that he was a beloved Street family member for over 50 years.

Who was Bob McGrath?

They added that Bob was the embodiment of the Sesame Street melodies like no other and that his performances brought joy to generations of children all over the world.

Robert Emmett McGrath, an American actor, musician and children’s author was born in Ottawa, Illinois on June 13, 1932. He was well-known for his role on the TV series Sesame Street.

McGrath was interviewed by Charlie Gibson in 1989 about what the most rewarding part of Sesame Street.

He replied, “You say you have five children.” You didn’t raise five children. You have raised millions upon millions of children.” He said that raising children is never easy.

We should tell our readers that McGrath was an active cast member of Sesame Street between 1969 and 2016.

When asked about his favourite moments, McGrath said it was Christmas Eve and the 1983 sequence in which he candidly discussed the death of Mr. Hooper.

The actor appeared in a variety of films and television series. He was also an author for children. Oops! was one of his many children’s books.

Excuse me please! And Uh Oh! Gotta Go! It is now known that Bob McGrath, 90, has passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2022.

In his New Jersey home, he died. His family was there to support him in his final moments. Keep following chopnews to receive more updates.

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