Emilio Delgado, the actor who portrayed Luis Rodriguez on Sesame Street for 45 years, has passed away at the age of 81. But Luis lives on.
As the Boston Globe pointed out in their obituary, Luis was an example of authentic Latino representation on TV at a time when that wasn’t a common thing. But that’s what Sesame Street was all about, right? I’ve hand-picked a half-dozen of my favorite Luis moments from over the years. If you grew up at PBS kid, I bet you’ll recognize a few.