Sonia Manzano, WHO vie Maria on the children’s show “Sesame Street” is retiring when forty four years.
Manzano declared her plans to quit the long-running show at the yankee Library Association Annual Conference, rumored selection.
Manzano initial appeared on “Sesame Street” in 1971, and have become a series regular in 1974.
Manzano, with TV-husband Luis, square measure familiar to “Sesame Street” viewers for running the store, that makes a speciality of toaster repair.
Along with performing on the show, Manzano conjointly served as a author. She won fifteen Emmys for her writing work on the show, and was nominative double for her acting. Manzano conjointly encompasses a memoir cathartic shortly, “Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos within the South Bronx.”
Her retirement news sent fans into mourning, WHO poured their grief on-line however Manzano assured them that each one can still be for giant Bird and therefore the gang while not her.