Lloyd Morrisett, the co-creator of Sesame Street – a TV show that’s charmed and taught generations around the world – has died at age 93.
Sesame St co-creator Lloyd Morrisett dies
The co-creator of Sesame Street, the beloved US children’s educational TV series, has died aged 93.
Lloyd Morrisett’s death was announced by Sesame Workshop, the non-profit he helped establish under the name the Children’s Television Workshop.
No cause of death was given.
Morrisett and Joan Ganz Cooney worked with Harvard University developmental psychologist Gerald Lesser to build the show’s unique approach to teaching that today reaches 120 million children.