In 1974, Rollin Krewson, known as Rollie, joined Jim Henson’s Creature Shop straight out of college and has created hundreds of characters over the years including Red Fraggle and Sesame Street‘s Abby Cadabby. For The Dark Crystal, Krewson was the design and fabrication supervisor for Fizzgig, the small pet that accompanied the Gelfling Kira. Krewson’s first work was for The Muppet Valentine Show, and she was an integral part of the team building the characters for The Muppet ShowEmmet Otter’s Jug-Band ChristmasFraggle Rock, many other series and all of the Muppet feature films. Krewson’s extensive work for Sesame Street has garnered several Emmy Awards, and she continues to build puppets for The Jim Henson Company today.

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