Rick Lyon

the puppeteer


Rick was born Feb. 25,1958 and is still living today. He is an American puppeteer, actor, and puppet designer. He preforms as a live hand puppeteer.

his past

Rick Lyon was given his first puppet as a child. He went to Penn State, and the institute of professional puppetry. He has been in sesame street as big bird and cookie monster. He has also been on broad way, and Hollywood.


Now he is 56 years old. He doesn't preform as much, but still does. He is known for big bird, cookie monster, and blue bad bear idea.