Linda Bove

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Born deaf, she was a founding member of the National Theater of the Deaf in 1963. In 1974, she received the AMITA--the Italian-American Award for her work on television. Best known for playing Linda on Sesame Street (1969) for over 20 years--the longest-running role on American television for a person with a differing ability. See full bio »

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Weeds Children Protection Service Lady / Child Protective Services officer
Souvenir Computer
Children of a Lesser God Marian Loesser


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 2010 Weeds (TV Series)
Children Protection Service Lady / Child Protective Services officer
- A Shoe for a Shoe (2010) ... Children Protection Service Lady
- Boomerang (2010) ... Children Protection Service Lady
- Bliss (2010) ... Child Protective Services officer (uncredited)
 1977-2000 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Linda / Chaplin's Reflection / Linda the Windup Toy / ...
- Episode #31.1 (2000) ... Linda
- Oscar's trash sale (1999) ... Linda
- Episode #30.21 (1999) ... Linda
- Episode #29.1 (1997) ... Linda
 1996 Souvenir
Computer (voice)
 1991 Big Bird's Birthday or Let Me Eat Cake (TV Movie)
 1986 Children of a Lesser God
Marian Loesser
 1985 Follow That Bird
 1980 Happy Days (TV Series)
- Allison (1980) ... Allison
 1979 A Walking Tour of Sesame Street (TV Movie)
 1978 Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (TV Movie)
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Melissa Hayley Weldon (1973)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (6 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (4 credits)

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"Sign Me a Story" - video of 2 children's fairy tales. Random House Video & Zink Entertainment 1987 Appeared as herself and as Red Riding Hood & Goldilocks characters.

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