To be fair, he has a long history of imaginary friends like Mr. Snuffleupagus.

Carroll Spinney is the long-time puppeteer and voice of Big Bird on the world-famous children's educational series Sesame Street. In this video for Mashable's Watercooler, however, he's a down-and-out actor whose past role comes back to haunt him and motivate him to return to stardom, just like that other Bird movie this year. Unfortunately, Spinney can't actually win an Oscar for this short video, but that's OK because he already has one—he's also the man behind Oscar the Grouch.

Sources: Mashable