RIP Emilio Delgado (1940 – 2022)

Extremely unhappy information to report as Emilio Delgado finest identified, as Luis on Sesame Avenue has died.

Delgado joined the present starting with the premiere of season three in 1971 till 2019.

He started his profession within the Emmy Award profitable Canción de la Raza, adopted by a memorable efficiency within the acclaimed I Will Battle No Extra Ceaselessly, and Ruben Castillo on the favored Lou Grant sequence. 

All through his profession Emilio appeared on Cosby, Legislation and Order, Quincy, Police Story, and Hawaii-5-O.

He was Inventive Director of the Barrio Theatre Ensemble of East LA and an organization member of Inside Metropolis Repertory and Group Repertory taking part in a large number of roles. On Broadway, he understudied Raúl Julia within the musical Two Gents of Verona.

His movie credit embody the 2 theatrical launched Sesame Avenue movies Observe That Chook and The Journey of Elmo in Grouchland.

NY Theatre credit embody A Very Previous Man with Huge Wings, Shakespeare Firm of New Jersey; Boxing 2000, NY Metropolis Gamers; Floating Dwelling, Hudson Exploited Theatre Co.; The San Diego Avenue Padres, INTAR; and the award profitable Dismiss All of the Poets, NY Fringe Competition.

Emilio was a recipient of the Influence Award from the Nationwide Hispanic Media Coalition and has been honored quite a few instances by the Nationwide Academy of Arts and Sciences for his work on Sesame Avenue.

Delgado died after being recognized with blood most cancers in 2020. 

Beneath are just a few a the various memorable moments of “Luis” on Sesame Avenue:
Luis Rodriguez Sesame Avenue debut (1971):

Bob and Luis sing “Let’s Make a Face”:

Me Llamo with Elmo, Zoe and Luis:
Gimme 5!:
 Alegria (1978): 
Maria and Luis Get Married (1988):
 Episode 2009 (Season 16):
 Again to Faculty Carpool Chrysler (2017):

Emilio Delgado Honoree at Hispanic Heritage Celebration – Oct 26, 2019:

Emilio Delgado of ‘Sesame Avenue’ on why on-screen illustration issues
Well-known Forged Phrases Mar 6, 2021



Emilio Delgado was 81.

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