Sonia Manzano


Born
in Linwood, New Jersey, The United States
June 12, 1950


Sonia Manzano (born June 12, 1950) is an American actress and writer. She is best known for playing Maria on Sesame Street from 1971 until her retirement in 2015.

Manzano was born in New York City and was raised in South Bronx. Her parents moved to New York from Puerto Rico. Manzano attended the High School of Performing Arts, where she began her acting career. She attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh on a scholarship.

In her junior year, she came to New York to star in the original production of the off-Broadway show GodspellManzano joined the production of Sesame Street in 1971, where she eventually began writing scripts for the series. On June 29, 2015, it was announced that Manzano would be retiring from the show after 44 yea
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Manzano honored by the Bronx Children’s Museum

Gala!

BRONX CHILDREN’S MUSEUM


Tuesday, May 8, 2018

DINNER & LIVE AUCTION

COCKTAIL RECEPTION: 6:30 PM


HONOREES: SONIA MANZANO, CHAZZ PALMINTERI, KERRY MALAWISTA & ALAN HEILBRON


For more information visit www.bronxchildrensmuseum.org


 

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