Noel MacNeal (born 1961) is a puppeteer, writer and director. He is the puppeteer for Kako and various incidental characters.
Noel portrays the environmentally friendly character ZoZo, a mascot for safer streets, green transportation and useful public spaces. This walk-around puppet is used by Livable Streets Education to talk about these issues with young children and families. Among his characters are Bear (Bear in the Big Blue House) and Mrs. Snuffleupagus (Sesame Street). He has also played Magellan, a baby dragon, on the ACE Award winning series Eureeka's Castle, Leon on The Puzzle Place, Raphael in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III and Madame Chairbird in the film Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird.