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Leslie Carrara-Rudolph is best known for her character Abby Cadabby on Sesame Street, for which she has received five Daytime Emmy nominations for Best Performer in a Children's Series. Her work as Abby has allowed her to perform at The White House, The Kennedy Center Honors, and alongside The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. 


She is also known for her work as Ginger on Johnny and the Sprites, as well as for playing Bubbles on Splash and Bubbles for which she was nominated for an Annie Award. 

She is also the recipient of an UNIMA-USA Citation of Excellence

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Word on the Street with Blake Griffin Sesame Street

Abby sings "I Can Sing" with Elmo
Sesame Street

Abby sings with Elmo and Billy Porter

Various characters from Elmo The Musical

Sesame Street

Various characters from street stories and celebrity words

Sesame Street

Various characters from Crumby Pictures and parodies Sesame Street

Ginger sings "Muddle in the Puddle"

Johnny and the Sprites

Carrie in "Homelamb" parody
Sesame Street (​
Emmy nomination 2014)



  • Puppet Up! / Stuffed and Unstrung (2007-present)
    Henson Alternative - live improv comedy puppet show
    Aspen Comedy Festival, Union Square Theatre Off-Broadway NYC
    Melbourne Comedy Festival
    Edinburgh Fringe Festival

  • A Swingin' Sesame Street Celebration, Jazz at Lincoln Center (2019)

  • Sesame Street performance at Kennedy Center Honors (2019)




Splash and Bubbles

Spamela Hamderson

Muppets Tonight

Abby sings "Just Like Magic" with Sarah Bareilles
Sesame Street

Edi the Zebra sings "Springin'" Disney's Animal Jam

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