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Leonard on Sesame Street

Leonard Jackson (born on February 7, 1928 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA - died on December 22, 2013 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA) was an American actor of stage, film and television.

He appeared in a few PBS shows for children such as "Sesame Street" and Shining Time Station. His film credits include "The Brother From Another Planet", "Car Wash", and "The Color Purple".

He played Harry Cupper in the first season of Shining Time Station (20 episodes) and the family special, One of the Family.

He died on December 22, 2013 at age 85.


  • He starred in the 1976 film "Car Wash" along with George Carlin.
  • He, Jerome Dempsey and Nicole Leach all had roles in "The Cosby Show"
  • He and Nicole Leach also both had roles in "Law and Order".
  • He and Teri Garr both had roles in "Sesame Street".
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