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Jon Stone (I) (1931–1997)

Jon Stone was born on April 13, 1931 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA as Jon Arthur Stone. He was a director and producer, known for Sesame Street (1969), Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (1978) and Big Bird in China (1983). He was married to Beverley Owen. He died on March 30, 1997 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Sesame Street Director


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 2006 A Sesame Street Christmas Carol (Video) (segment "Christmas Even on Sesame Street")
 1999 Sesame Street: Let's Eat! Funny Food Songs (Video short) (segment director)
 1998 The Best of Kermit on Sesame Street (Video short) (segment director)
 1997 Sesame Street: Fiesta! (Video short) (segment director)
 1997 123 Count with Me (Video short)
 1997 Elmo Says Boo (Short) (segment director)
  Sesame Street (TV Series short) (70 episodes, 1973 - 1997) (segment director - 4 episodes, 1990 - 1995)
- Episode #26.89 (1995)
- Episode #26.60 (1995) ... (segment director)
 1997 Sesame Street: Get Up and Dance (Short) (segment director)
 1996 Imagine That! (Video short)
 1996 Elmocize (Video short)
 1996 Do the Alphabet (Video short)
 1995 Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (TV Short)
 1995 Sesame Street: Cookie Monster's Best Bites (Video) (segment director)
 1992-1994 Clarissa Explains It All (TV Series) (8 episodes)
- Babysitting (1993)
- The Flu (1993)
- The Darling Wars (1992)
 1993 Sesame Songs: Sing-Along Earth Songs (Video short) (segment director)
 1993 Sesame Street: We All Sing Together (Video) (segment director)
 1987-1991 Shalom Sesame (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- King Sing Israel (1991)
- Passover (1991)
- Chanukah (1990)
 1991 Sesame Street: Sing, Hoot & Howl with the Sesame Street Animals (Video short) (segment director)
 1990 Sesame Songs: Monster Hits! (Video short)
 1990 Sesame Songs: Rock & Roll (Video short) (segment director)
 1990 Sesame Songs: Dance Along! (Video short) (segment director)
 1990 Sing Yourself Silly! (Video short)
 1988 Big Bird in Japan (TV Movie)
 1988 Let's Learn to Play Together (Video Game) (segment director)
 1988 The Best of Ernie and Bert (Video short)
 1988 Sesame Street: Oscar's Letter Party (Video Game) (segment director)
 1988 Big Bird's Favorite Party Games (Video short)
 1988 The Alphabet Game (Video short)
 1988 Magic on Sesame Street (Video short) (segment director)
 1988 Sesame Street, Special (TV Movie)
 1987 Learning to Add and Subtract (Video short)
 1987 Sing Along (Video short)
 1986 I'm Glad I'm Me (Video)
 1986 Learning About Letters (Video short)
 1986 Getting Ready to Read (Video short)
 1986 Learning About Numbers (Video short)
 1983 Big Bird in China (TV Movie)
 1978 Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

John Stone | Jonathan Stone

Did You Know?


Former wife, Beverley Owen was the original "Marilyn" on The Munsters (1964). She left the show after 13 episodes to marry Jon. They had two daughters, Polly and Kate.

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