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Roosevelt Franklin is a
puppetand fictional characterfeatured on the children's television series " Sesame Street" during the early 1970s. He is purplewith shaggy black hair that stands on end. "Sesame Street" cast member Matt Robinson, who also played Gordon, provided Roosevelt Franklin's voice until he left the series in 1972,Fact|date=February 2007 and muppeteer Jerry Nelson replaced him as the voice of the character. Franklin often speaks in rhymeor scat, and he misbehaves and makes mischief in school. Franklin began to appear less frequently in episodes created after the mid-1970s until he no longer was on the series.Fact|date=February 2007
Franklin is featured on a 1971 record album called "The Year Of Roosevelt Franklin", which was reissued in 1974 as "My Name Is Roosevelt Franklin".
In episodes from Robinson's tenure, Roosevelt Franklin usually appears in scenes with his mother, voiced by
Loretta Long, who plays Susan on the series, and Roosevelt frequently recited poetry.Fact|date=February 2007 Later scenes are set in a classroom, in which Roosevelt appears to fill in for an absent teacher.
* [http://www.toughpigs.com/anthhipster02.htm Roosevelt Franklin as classroom teacher]
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