Cosmo F. Allegretti
( b. Apr 06, 1927 New York, New York, USA - d. Jul 26, 2013 Phoenix, Arizona, USA ) Male
Cosmo Allegretti was best known as the actor and puppeteer who performed as a menagerie of plush characters on the CBS children's show "Captain Kangaroo." Mr. Allegretti first worked on the show as a set painter, but he was soon making and voicing puppets.
Mr. Allegretti also played the boxing promoter Perelli in the 1985 Broadway production of Requiem for a Heavyweight, alongside John Lithgow, and was in the movies "Prince of the City" (1981), directed by Sidney Lumet, and "Author! Author!" (1982), starring Al Pacino.
Source: The New York Times obituary