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Actor Jim Henson

Jim Henson

  • Birth name:

    James Maury Henson

  • Date of Birth:

    16 May 1936 Greenville, Mississippi, USA

  • Height:

    6' 3" (1.91 m)

Biography:

Jim Henson never thought that he would make a name of himself in puppetry; it was merely a way of getting himself on television. The vehicle that achieved it was "Sam and Friends" (1955), a late-night puppet show that was on after the 11:00 news in Washington DC. It proved to be very popular and inspired Jim to continue using puppets for his work. He made many commercials, developing the signature humor that Henson Productions is known for. A key reason for the success of his puppets is that Ji... more

Filmography

Aсtor (15)

Movie

Year

Movie I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story

as Additional Muppets / Himself (archive footage)

2015
Movie A Muppet Family Christmas A Muppet Family Christmas

as Kermit the Frog, Rowlf the Dog, Dr. Teeth, Swedish Chef, Waldorf, Ernie, Guy Smiley, The Newsman

1987
Movie Ernest Goes to Camp Ernest Goes to Camp

as Minor (uncredited)

1987
Movie Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird

as Kermit the Frog, Ernie, Granny Fannie Nesselrode

1985
Movie Into the Night Into the Night

as Man on Phone

1985
Movie The Muppets Take Manhattan The Muppets Take Manhattan

as Kermit the Frog, Rowlf, Dr. Teeth, Waldorf, Swedish Chef, Ernie, Link Hogthrob, The Newsman

1984
Movie The Dark Crystal The Dark Crystal

as Jen, A Gelfling (performer), High Priest (Ritual Master) (performer)

1982
Movie An American Werewolf in London An American Werewolf in London

as Kermit the Frog (archive footage)

1981
Movie The Muppet Movie The Muppet Movie

as Kermit the Frog / Rowlf / Dr. Teeth / Waldorf / Swedish Chef / Link Hogthrob / Doc Hopper's Men (voice)

1979
Movie Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas

as Kermit the Frog

1977
Movie Fraggle Rock Fraggle Rock

as Cantus the Minstrel, Convincing John

1984
Movie The Muppet Show The Muppet Show

as Kermit the Frog, Mahna Mahna, Waldorf, Flower-Eating Monster, Rowlf

1976