Debra Spinney

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Debra Spinney was born on January 11, 1951 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Debra Jean Gilroy. She is known for her work on Follow That Bird (1985), Big Bird in China (1983) and I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014). She was previously married to Caroll Spinney. See full bio »

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Known For

Follow That Bird Miscellaneous Crew
Big Bird in China Art Department


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 2014 I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (Documentary) (photos courtesy of)
 1987 A Muppet Family Christmas (TV Movie) (puppeteer - uncredited)
 1985 Follow That Bird (special assistant - as Debbie Spinney)
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 1987 A Muppet Family Christmas (TV Movie)
Muppet Performer (uncredited)
 1985 Follow That Bird
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 1983 Big Bird in China (TV Movie) (muppets)
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 2019 Sesame Street's 50th Anniversary Celebration (TV Special)
 2014 I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (Documentary)
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 2019 Have You Been Paying Attention? (TV Series)
- Episode dated 16 November 2019 (2019) ... Herself (uncredited)

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Alternate Names:

Debbie Spinney

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Met her husband Carroll Spinney on the set of Sesame Street.

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