James Earl Jones Recites The ABCs and Numbers in 1969 Clip From ‘Sesame Street’

James Earl Jones was the first celebrity guest to appear on Sesame Street, making his mark in segments in which he recited the alphabet and the numbers one through ten for the show’s pilot in 1969. Jones studied acting under Sesame Street actor Will Lee who played Mr. Hooper.

Here he is counting the numbers from 1 to 10.