Emilio Delgado, aka lover Luis Rodriguez, the owner of the Fix-It store on the popular children’s show, is one of the most influential Mexican-American actors on television. He first appeared on the show in 1971 and has been a huge part of bringing sunny days to children for over four decades. After 44 years on “Sesame Street,” Delgado left the show in 2016 at the age of 79 when he was let go along with a few other original cast members (via E! News). More on that soon.
In an interview with Boston Globe, Delgado reflected on his time working on “Sesame Street” and his departure from the iconic show. “Things change. The world changes,” he said. “Fifty years is a wonderful thing to look back on, in terms of the existence of children and families, not only in [U.S.] but worldwide. I think … [it’s] something to be proud of. “However, 2016 was not the last time viewers saw the actor. He appeared in “Sesame Street’s 50th Anniversary Celebration” in 2019.
In addition to his iconic role as Luis, Delgado has starred in a number of theatrical productions. In 2020, he starred in Alley’s Theater produced “Quixote Nuevo”, an adaptation of “Don Quixote” that focuses on the Latino experience. According to the actor of IMDb, he has also had roles in “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Brave Knight,” and “The Get Down.”
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