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Kevin Clash

Born – September 17, 1960
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

Former voice of Elmo (and the "Tickle Me Elmo" dolls).

Has 14 Emmys ... and a few underage sex allegations.

Started working for the children's TV show in 1982. Early characters include Hoots the Owl, Baby Natasha, and Dr. Nobel Price. Popularized the furry red monster.

Was the highest-paid Muppeteer ever thanks to a deal he struck with toy manufacturers. Voiced all Elmo toys.

Also appeared in "Labyrinth," "Muppets from Space" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." Was the voice of Baby Sinclair on Disney's sitcom "Dinosaurs."

Wrote an autobiography, "My Life as a Furry Red Monster," released in 2006. Is featured in the 2011 documentary, "Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey."

Resigned from "Sesame Street" in 2012 after claims surfaced he engaged in sexual activity with minors.

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Voice of Spongebob Squarepants -- Kevin Clash, Voice of Elmo, Should Have Resigned

Voice of Spongebob Squarepants
Voice of Elmo Should Have Resigned

Tom Kenny has been the voice of Spongebob Squarepants from the get go ... and he feels fellow voice actor Kevin Clash did the right thing by resigning after allegations surfaced he had sex with… READ MORE >

Elmo SINGS at Thanksgiving Parade -- 'Nothing's Gonna Bring Us Down'

Elmo
SINGS at Thanksgiving Parade 'Nothing's Gonna Bring Us Down'

Elmo is alive and well on Thanksgiving -- singing his heart out during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade today in NYC ... and the song may or may not be a musical response to the child abuse… READ MORE >

- 699 days ago
Elmo Accuser #2 -- 'I'm Happy' Kevin Clash Resigned

Elmo Accuser #2
'I'm Happy' Kevin Clash Resigned

The man who claims Elmo voice actor Kevin Clash sexually abused him as a 15-year-old says he's "happy" and "relieved" Clash called it quits on "Sesame Street" -- because the scandal could… READ MORE >

- 700 days ago
Elmo Will Continue To Tickle Kids for Christmas

Elmo
Continues to Tickle Kids For XMAS

Elmo is alive and well in toy stores across the US of A ... and allegations of underage sex involving Kevin Clash, the voice of the famous puppet, has had no impact on sales.TMZ contacted more… READ MORE >

- 700 days ago
Elmo -- Won't Be Yanked From Thanksgiving Parade

Elmo
Won't Be Yanked From Thanksgiving Parade

Elmo won't be denied his right to ride through the streets of Manhattan on Thanksgiving Day .. TMZ has learned the embattled muppet is still scheduled to FLOAT in the Macy's parade. Despite the… READ MORE >

- 700 days ago
Elmo Accuser Cecil Singleton -- We Dry-Humped ... But NO Underage Intercourse!

Elmo Accuser
We Dry-Humped ... But NO Intercourse!

Kevin Clash -- the voice of Elmo -- did NOT have sexual intercourse with his 2nd accuser while Cecil Singleton was underage ... but they did engage in some dry-humping ... this according to… READ MORE >

- 701 days ago
Voice of Elmo Kevin Clash Resigns from Sesame Street

Voice of Elmo Kevin Clash
Resigns from Sesame Street

Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo, has resigned from Sesame Street ... in the immediate wake of a new lawsuit accusing him of having sex with an underage boy -- the second such allegation in 2… READ MORE >

- 701 days ago
Voice of Elmo Kevin Clash Sued -- Allegations of Sex with SECOND Underage Boy

Voice of Elmo
NEW LAWSUIT Allegations of Sex with SECOND Underage Boy

8:20 AM PT -- Clash has officially resigned from "Sesame Street" today in the immediate wake of this new lawsuit.8:40 AM PT -- The accuser's lawyer has filed new court docs, in which the date of… READ MORE >

- 701 days ago
Voice of Elmo Accuser -- I Didn't Lie ... I Want to Undo Settlement

Voice of Elmo Accuser
I Didn't Lie I Want to Undo Settlement

The man who accused Kevin Clash, the voice of Elmo, of having sex with him while he was underage stands by his story, claims he was pressured into recanting it, and is now interviewing lawyers to… READ MORE >

- 702 days ago
Kevin Clash (Voice of Elmo) Pays Accuser 6 Figures, Demanded Public Retraction of Underage Sex Claim

Kevin Clash (Voice of Elmo)
Pays Accuser 6 Figures ... Demanded Public Retraction of Underage Sex Claim

Kevin Clash -- the voice of Elmo -- agreed to pay his accuser $125,000, with one string attached -- that the accuser recant his story that Clash had sex with him when he was a minor ... TMZ has… READ MORE >

- 704 days ago

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