Puppeteer Helen Joseph Called the “grandmother of American puppetry“ for her definitive history of puppets and marionettes, Helen Haiman Joseph was also known for her own practice of the craft as a talented designer and director. Cora Baird In a reverse of the usual sequence of events, Cora Eisenberg Baird started playing with dolls when she grew up and got married to puppeteer Bil Baird. Shari Lewis Shari Lewis won twelve Emmy awards for her children’s programming which featured puppets on variety shows and children’s shows, including Lamb Chop’s Play-Along. How to cite this pageJewish Women's Archive. "Puppeteer." (Viewed on July 5, 2015) <http://jwa.org/taxonomy/term/23073>.