Bob McGrath -- His Unlikely Path To 'Sesame Street'

November 10, 2014 12:54 PM

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Bob McGrath -- His Unlikely Path To 'Sesame Street'

Sesame Street's Bob McGrath is a rock star... at least to the 2- to 5-year old population. For the past 45 years, the 82-year-old tenor has been working the street -- with a little help from those adorable Muppets -- entertaining impressionable pre-school rug rats all over America (and as of 2009, in 140 countries).

Wait, no, he was standing in front of Carnegie Hall in NYC circa 1968 when he ran into an old University of Michigan fraternity brother -- Dave Connell -- who had just gotten involved with a brand new children's television program and asked Bob if he'd like to audition. "Not in the least," Bob told ...

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