Monday, December 21, 2009

'Sesame Street' photographer Olivia loses battle with cancer

From usatoday, Alaina Reed Hall, who may be better known to you as Olivia the photographer on Sesame Street, died on Dec. 17 in Los Angeles after a lengthy fight with breast cancer. She was 63.

Hall, who appeared for a decade on the PBS kids' show starting in 1976, is also remembered for her role as Rose Holloway on the 1985 NBC sitcom 227.


JPX said...

My aunt JoAnn would not allow my cousins to watch Sesame Street because she was disturbed by deaf Linda.

Catfreeek said...

That's kinda nuts JPX.

Octopunk said...

Linda! That's her name. I totally dissed her in that Sesame Street post from a little while ago, but I didn't mean it.

Olivia was a little after my time, so I never really trusted her.

JPX said...

"Kinda nuts"? Totally nuts!!!