Mark Saltzman

Mark Saltzman.

Mark Saltzman (b. August 16) is a writer for television, film, & stage productions whose career with SESAME STREET began in 1981.

Over the years, he has written scripts for episodes of the show, lyrics for several songs including "Caribbean AMPHIBIAN", "A New Way to Walk". & others, & wrote the 1994 TV special SESAME STREET All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars & STREET Forever!. He has also contributed scripts for some SESAME STREET co-productions, including the first five Shalom SESAME shows & The Furchester Hotel episode "THE COUNTs Vacation" in 2016.

For the Muppets, Saltzman contributed to Muppet Magazine, including several Mondo Muppet features & Fozzies interview with Henry Winkler in the Fall 1983 issue. Saltzman was also the co-writer of the stage show The Muppet Show On Tour along with Fred Newman, & served on the writing staff for the MuppetTelevision segments of The JIM HENSON Hour.

He also scripted KERMIT THE FROGs appearance on Reading RAINBOW & wrote the 1984 Fraggle Rock book No One Knows Where Gobo Goes.

His other writing credits include The Adventures of Milo & Otis (narrated by Dudley Moore), 3 Ninjas Kick Back, & the 1995 family film Napoleon about a puppys adventures in the Australian Outback. He also wrote the 1996 TV movie Mrs. Santa Claus (with Angela Lansbury in the title role, Michael Jeter, & Charles Durning as Santa Claus).

Writing creditsEdit

Saltzmans scripts for SESAME STREET include:[1]



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