Hetherington, Norman (Heth)

Puppeteer, artist, teacher and cartoonist who began experimenting with marionettes with Clovelly Puppet Theatre in 1952. He went on to present puppets on television from 1956. He is best known as the creator of the marionette 'Mr Squiggle', who drew with his nose and appeared regularly on ABC children's television from 1959-1999, Australia's longest running children's television series. Hetherington was the sole operator and voice of Mr. Squiggle.

Milestone
Born
Lilyfield, Sydney
29 May 1921
Died
Greenwich, Sydney
06 Dec 2010
Name
Birth
Hetherington, Norman Frederick
Occupation
Position
1934 - 1937
1936 - 1961
1937 - 1941
1939 - 1941
1956 - 1999
1957