Emilio Delgado — the actor finest recognized, and beloved, for his function as Luis on “Sesame Street” — has died … TMZ has discovered.
Delgado’s spouse, Carol, tells TMZ he handed away Thursday surrounded by household at his house in NYC. We’re advised Emilio had not too long ago been in hospice care … he was recognized with the blood most cancers Multiple myeloma in December 2020.
Carol says Emilio was nonetheless a working actor proper up till the pandemic — taking part in the lead in “Quixote Nuevo” — a theater manufacturing that had a 3-city run earlier than issues have been shut down. He additionally not too long ago did some voiceover work in January 2022.
The beloved Mexican-American actor was a pioneer in youngsters’s tv, taking part in Luis, the ‘Fix-It Shop’ proprietor for a complete of 40 years on the ‘Street.’ He took a quick hiatus from the present within the late 80s, however returned inside a 12 months.
He additionally carried out in reside theater all through his profession — together with some “Sesame Street” stage productions — and has appeared at numerous conventions through the years.