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RIP Judy Freudberg

Discussion in 'Henson People' started by Hubert, Jun 11, 2012.

  1. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    Another important person in Sesame Street history, Judy Freudberg, has passed away. Though we may not know her name all that much, she really made a difference behind the scenes, writing many of our favorite episodes of SST, co-creating and head writing Elmo's World, writing SST storybooks and songs, writing specials such as Sesame Street: 20 and Still Counting and probably most notably, co-writing Follow That Bird.

    I think after all that she deserves a proper memorial thread...so let's remember Judy and reflect on all the work she has done.
  2. D'Snowth

    D'Snowth Well-Known Member

    Aww man... not only that, but both she and Tony Geiss actually wrote the screenplays for a number of Don Bluth movies, including An American Tail and The Land Before Time.

    Dang, look at all that we've lost this year so far: Judy Freudberg, Robin Gibb, Bob Welch, Richard Dawson, Maurice Sendak, George Lindsey, Davy Jones, among others... this is shaping up to be a really bad year. :(
  3. bandit

    bandit Well-Known Member

    :/ That's always a shame to hear. The team's taken another loss.
  4. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    When I saw this, I thought it was such a huge shame. What a loss. And not that old either.


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