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American actor, Bob McGrath is dead.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that McGrath was widely known for his portrayal of one of the first regular characters on the children’s show “Sesame Street”.

He passed away on Sunday in New Jersey, USA, following complications from stroke.

The nonagenarian’s passing was confirmed by his family on Facebook: “The McGrath family has some sad news to share. Our father Bob McGrath, passed away today. He died peacefully at home, surrounded by his family.”

Bob McGrath

Bob starred in countless ‘Sesame Street’ productions over the years — including standalone films, sing-alongs, holiday specials, video games, and more.

He was one of the longest-standing human adult cast members of the series.

He also was a singer in the 60s series “Sing Along With Mitch” and launched a successful singing career overseas in Japan.

The deceased is survived by his wife, Ann Logan Sperry, and five children.

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