Lionel Douglass is an actor, dancer, stunt performer and author[1] who played a Predator in the 1990 film Predator 2, although he was not credited for this role.[2] Other notable films Douglass has appeared in include Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) and Operation Dumbo Drop (1995). He is perhaps best known for his role as Big Bird on the children's television show Sesame Street, a role he played for over four years.[3]

Douglass was a member of the original Don Campbellock dance group "The Famouse Locker Dancers".[4][5] On the set of Predator 2, he taught the other Predator actors the dance act seen in the famous "Dancing Predators" video and also appears in it.[5][6] Notably, all but two of the films Douglass has appeared in feature actor Danny Glover, who played Harrigan in Predator 2.


Year Title Notes
1978 Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
1988 The In Crowd
1989 Lethal Weapon 2 With Steve Boyum, Danny Glover, Jenette Goldstein, Steve Kahan, Mark Rolston and Pat Skipper
1990 Predator 2 Uncredited
1991 Pure Luck With Danny Glover
Grand Canyon With Danny Glover
1994 Angels in the Outfield With Adrien Brody and Danny Glover
1995 Operation Dumbo Drop With Danny Glover
1997 Switchback With Danny Glover and Walton Goggins
1998 Lethal Weapon 4 With Danny Glover, Steve Kahan, Henry Kingi, Brad Martin and Thomas Rosales, Jr.
Beloved Uncredited; with Danny Glover


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