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Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011)

PG
80 min | Documentary

The Muppet Elmo is one of the most beloved characters among children across the globe. Meet the unlikely man behind the puppet - the heart and soul of Elmo - Kevin Clash.
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James J. Miller (as James Miller)
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$22,963
Gross (US & Canada)
$304,052
Gross (World)
$310,812
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Release date
Jan 23, 2011 (United States)

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Whoopi Goldberg
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Bill Barretta
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Fran Brill
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Cheryl Henson
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7.6 / 10 | 6,438 votes