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Jim Henson

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. ...

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Sep 24, 1936 In Greenville, Mississippi, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Jack Paar: Smart Television
Latest Project:
Movie Reflections of 'The Dark Crystal' 2016-03-08

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 31 wins & 30 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Muppets
Poster of The Dark Crystal
Poster of Sesame Street
Poster of Labyrinth
Movie It's Not Easy Being Green Unknown 2017
Series Atop the Fourth Wall Unknown 2017
Movie Reflections of 'The Dark Crystal' Unknown 2016-03-08
Movie Bird of Steel! Unknown 2016
Series The Muppets. Unknown 2015-07-21
Movie ABCs of Superheroes Unknown 2015
Movie Jim Henson's Turkey Hollow Unknown 2015
Movie Muppets Most Wanted Unknown 2014-03-21
Movie I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story Unknown 2014
Series The Project Unknown 2014
Series Pioneers of Television Unknown 2014
Series Life with Jeannie Unknown 2013
Series Pastor Mike Online Unknown 2012
Movie Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Himself 2012-04-27
Movie The Muppets Unknown 2011-11-23
Movie The Muppet Show Theme Unknown 2011
Movie Arias with a Twist Unknown 2010
Series Special Collector's Edition Unknown 2010-08-16
Movie The Puppet Monster Massacre Unknown 2010
Movie The 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Unknown 2009
Movie Muppets 201: Rarities from the Henson Vault Unknown 2009
Movie A Company of Players Unknown 2008
Movie Forgetting Sarah Marshall Unknown 2008
Movie Sesame Street: Old School Volume 2 Unknown 2007
Series Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Unknown 2007-10-01
Movie World of Robin Hood Unknown 2006
Movie A Sesame Street Christmas Carol Unknown 2006
Series Muppets TV Unknown 2006
Movie Filthy Gorgeous: The Trannyshack Story Unknown 2005
Movie Kermit: A Frog's Life Unknown 2005
Series 20 to 1 Unknown 2005-09-29
Series Dancing with the Stars Unknown 2005-06-01
Movie Sesame Street: Cookie Monster's Best Bites Unknown 2004
Movie AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs: America's Greatest Music in the Movies Unknown 2004
Series Evening at Pops Unknown 2004
Movie Sesame Street Presents: The Street We Live On Unknown 2004
Movie Jack Paar: Smart Television Unknown 2003
Movie Muppets Magic from 'The Ed Sullivan Show' Unknown 2003
Movie 50 Greatest TV Animals Unknown 2003
Movie Gilda Radner's Greatest Moments Kermit the Frog 2002-04-29
Series Play with Me Sesame Unknown 2002
Movie Muppet Monster Adventure Unknown 2000
Movie Muppet Race Mania Unknown 2000-10-03
Series Parkinson Unknown 2000-01-04
Movie Sesame Street Unpaved Unknown 1999
Movie The 70th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1998-03-23
Movie The Best of Kermit on Sesame Street Unknown 1998
Movie 123 Count with Me Unknown 1997
Movie Elmo Says Boo Unknown 1997
Movie The 69th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1997-03-24
Movie The Muppet CDROM: Muppets Inside Kermit the Frog 1996
Movie Classic Stand-Up Comedy of Television Unknown 1996
Series Friends Unknown 1994-09-22
Movie Sesame Street Jam: A Musical Celebration Unknown 1994
Movie Sesame Songs: Sing-Along Earth Songs Unknown 1993
Movie Chameleon of Pop: David Bowie Story Unknown 1993
Movie Newsies Unknown 1992
Movie The Muppet Christmas Carol Unknown 1992
Movie Holiday Greetings from 'The Ed Sullivan Show' Unknown 1992
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze Unknown 1991-03-22
Series Dinosaurs Unknown 1991-04-26
Movie Muppet*vision 3-D Unknown 1991
Series The Storyteller: Greek Myths Unknown 1991
Movie The Witches Unknown 1990
Series Little Mermaid's Island Unknown 1990
Movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Unknown 1990
Movie The Earth Day Special Unknown 1990
Movie 3 Men and a Little Lady Unknown 1990
Movie Sesame Songs: Monster Hits! Harvey Monster 1990-03-08
Movie The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson Unknown 1990
Movie Sesame Songs: Rock & Roll Unknown 1990
Movie Sing Yourself Silly! Unknown 1990
Movie Sing! Sesame Street Remembers Joe Raposo and His Music Himself 1990-04-01
Movie The 41st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1989-09-17
Series The Arsenio Hall Show Unknown 1989-01-03
Series The Jim Henson Hour Unknown 1989
Series The Pat Sajak Show Unknown 1989-01-09
Movie The 16th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Unknown 1989-06-29
Movie The 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards Unknown 1989-05-23
Movie From the Heart... The First International Very Special Arts Festival Unknown 1989
Movie Sesame Street: 20 and Still Counting Unknown 1989
Movie Count It Higher: Great Music Videos from Sesame Street Unknown 1988
Series The Storyteller Unknown 1988
Movie Muppet Studios Presents: You're the Director Kermit the Frog / Swedish Chef / Rowlf the Dog / Link Hogthrob 1988-02-12
Movie Muppet Madness Kermit the Frog / Link Hogthrob / Rowlf the Dog 1988-03-08
Series CBS This Morning Unknown 1988
Movie Wow, You're a Cartoonist! Unknown 1988
Movie Neat Stuff: To Know & to Do Unknown 1988
Movie Sesame Street, Special Unknown 1988
Movie Hey, You're as Funny as Fozzie Bear Unknown 1988
Movie The Best of Ernie and Bert Unknown 1988
Movie Let's Learn to Play Together Unknown 1988
Series Jim Henson Presents the World of International Puppeteering Unknown 1988
Movie Sing-Along, Dance-Along, Do-Along Unknown 1988
Movie Memories Then and Now Unknown 1988
Series Alive from Off Center Unknown 1987
Movie Inner Tube Unknown 1987
Movie A Muppet Family Christmas Unknown 1987
Movie Down at Fraggle Rock... Behind the Scenes Unknown 1987
Movie Muppet Breakaway Unknown 1987
Series Die Hausmeisterin Unknown 1987-11-19
Series CBS Summer Playhouse Unknown 1987-06-12
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie Muppet Coffee Break Leo 1987-03-08
Movie Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Unknown 1987
Movie Sing Along Unknown 1987
Series Fraggle Rock Unknown 1987
Movie The 8th Annual Cable ACE Awards Unknown 1987
Series Dolly Unknown 1987-09-27
Movie Learning to Add and Subtract Unknown 1987
Series Joan Rivers: Can We Talk? Unknown 1986
Movie The Christmas Toy Unknown 1986-12-06
Movie Henson's Place Himself - Performer / Kermit the Frog 1986-08-21
Movie Inside the Labyrinth Himself / Director 1986-12-13
Movie The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years Kermit the Frog / Ernie / Dr. Teeth / Rowlf / Link Hogthrob / The Newsman / The Swedish Chef / Waldorf / Mahna Mahna / Harry the 1986-01-21
Movie The Tale of the Bunny Picnic Dog 1986-03-26
Movie The 58th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1986
Movie Getting Ready to Read Unknown 1986
Movie Labyrinth Unknown 1986
Movie Learning About Letters Unknown 1986
Movie I'm Glad I'm Me Unknown 1986
Movie Learning About Numbers Unknown 1986-05-12
Movie Sesame Street: Bedtime Stories and Songs Unknown 1986
Movie Follow That Bird Kermit the Frog / Ernie 1985-08-02
Movie Fozzie's Muppet Scrapbook Unknown 1985
Movie Muppet Video: Muppet Moments Unknown 1985
Movie Muppet Perk-Up Unknown 1985
Movie Muppet Lift Off Unknown 1985
Series Jim Henson's Little Muppet Monsters Unknown 1985
Movie Muppet Video: Rowlf's Rhapsodies with the Muppets Rowlf the Dog 1985
Movie Muppet Video: The Kermit and Piggy Story Unknown 1985
Movie Muppet Video: Muppet Treasures Unknown 1985
Movie Into the Night Unknown 1985
Movie Muppet Video: Country Music with the Muppets Unknown 1985
Movie Muppet Video: Rock Music with the Muppets Unknown 1985
Movie Childrens Songs and Stories with the Muppets Unknown 1985
Movie Muppet Video: Gonzo Presents Muppet Weird Stuff Kermit the Frog / Shakey Sanchez 1985-03-08
Movie Night of 100 Stars II Unknown 1985-03-10
Movie The Muppets Take Manhattan Unknown 1984
Series El kiosco Unknown 1984
Movie The Making of 'The Muppets Take Manhattan' Unknown 1984
Series Muppet Babies Unknown 1984-09-15
Series Na sowas! Unknown 1984
Series The 36th Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1984
Movie Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Unknown 1984-11-22
Movie The World of 'The Dark Crystal' Unknown 1983
Movie Big Bird in China Unknown 1983
Series Fraggle Rock Unknown 1983-01-10
Movie Rocky Mountain Holiday with John Denver and the Muppets Kermit the Frog / Waldorf / Rowlf 1983-05-12
Movie Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Unknown 1983
Movie Classic Creatures: Return of the Jedi Himself 1983-11-21
Series Reading Rainbow Unknown 1983-06-06
Movie Muppet Breakthrough Unknown 1983
Movie Happy Birthday, Bob! Kermit the Frog 1983-05-23
Movie The Dark Crystal Jen, a Gelfling 1982-12-17
Movie The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show Kermit the Frog 1982-09-17
Movie The 54th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1982
Movie I Love Liberty Unknown 1982
Series exclusiv Unknown 1982-09-24
Movie The Great Muppet Caper Unknown 1981
Movie Of Muppets and Men: The Making of 'The Muppet Show' Unknown 1981-12-27
Movie The Muppets Go to the Movies Kermit the Frog / Rowlf / The Swedish Chef / Waldorf / Link Hogthrob 1981-05-20
Movie Muppet Side Splitter Unknown 1981
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Movie Here Come the Puppets! Unknown 1981
Movie An American Werewolf in London Unknown 1981-08-21
Movie The 52nd Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1980
Movie Muppet Gimme a Break Unknown 1979
Movie The Muppets Go Hollywood Unknown 1979
Movie John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together Kermit the Frog / Rowlf / Waldorf / Dr. Teeth / The Swedish Chef 1979-12-05
Movie Muppet Breaker Upper Unknown 1979
Movie The Muppet Movie Unknown 1979
Series The 31st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1979-09-09
Movie The Orson Welles Show Unknown 1979
Movie Happy Birthday, Bob Unknown 1978
Movie Julie Andrews: One Step Into Spring Unknown 1978
Movie Mickey's 50 Kermit the Frog 1978-11-19
Movie Christmas Eve on Sesame Street Unknown 1978
Movie A Tribute to Mr. Television Milton Berle Unknown 1978
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1977
Movie The Cry of a Hurting World... I'm Hungry! Himself 1977-08-07
Movie Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas Unknown 1977
Movie The Bob Hope All Star Christmas Comedy Special Unknown 1977
Movie The Muppet Show Pitch Reel Unknown 1976
Series The Muppet Show Kermit the Frog / ... 1976-01-29
Movie The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence Unknown 1975
Series Good Morning America Unknown 1975-01-06
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Julie Andrews: One to One Unknown 1975
Movie Muppet Picker Upper Unknown 1975
Movie Muppets No-Nonsense Show Unknown 1975
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Movie The Muppets Valentine Show Unknown 1974
Movie Out to Lunch Unknown 1974
Movie Keep U.S. Beautiful Unknown 1973
Movie Julie on Sesame Street Unknown 1973
Series The Julie Andrews Hour Unknown 1972-09-13
Series Great Performances Unknown 1972-11-04
Movie Tales from Muppetland: The Muppet Musicians of Bremen Unknown 1972
Movie Pure Goldie Unknown 1971
Movie Tales from Muppetland: The Frog Prince Unknown 1971-03-08
Series A Current Affair Unknown 1971-11-22
Movie The Muppets on Puppets Himself - Host / Rowlf the Dog / Kermit the Frog 1970-01-05
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1970
Movie Hey Cinderella! Kermit the Frog / King Goshposh / Rufus 1970-04-10
Movie The Great Santa Claus Switch Fred / Lothar 1970-12-05
Series The David Frost Show Unknown 1969-07-07
Series Sesame Street Unknown 1969-11-10
Movie The Wizard of Id Unknown 1969
Movie Sesame Street Pitch Reel Unknown 1969
Series The Merv Griffin Show Unknown 1968
Series 60 Minutes Unknown 1968-09-24
Series That's Life Unknown 1968-09-24
Movie Coffee Break Machine Unknown 1967
Movie Wheels That Go Unknown 1967
Series NBC Experiment in Television Unknown 1967-02-19
Movie Shrinkenstein Unknown 1967
Series Our Place Unknown 1967
Movie The Paperwork Explosion None 1967-03-08
Movie Ripples Unknown 1967
Movie Wilson's Meats Meeting Film #1 Himself / Scoop / Skip / Rowlf the Dog 1965-03-07
Movie Wilson's Meats Meeting Film #2 Unknown 1965
Movie Shrinkel and Stretchel Unknown 1965
Movie Rumple Wrinkle Shrinkel Stretchelstiltzkin Unknown 1965
Movie Time Piece Unknown 1965
Series The Hollywood Palace Unknown 1964-01-04
Movie The Land of Tinkerdee Unknown 1964
Series The Jimmy Dean Show Rowlf the Dog / ... 1963-09-19
Movie Robot Unknown 1963
Series The Jack Paar Program Unknown 1962-09-21
Movie Tales of the Tinkerdee Unknown 1962
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Jack Paar Tonight Show Unknown 1961
Movie Drums West Unknown 1961
Series The Steve Allen Plymouth Show Unknown 1956-06-24
Series Tonight! Unknown 1955
Series Sam and Friends Unknown 1955
Series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Unknown 1954-10-27