Jim Henson

Jim Henson
1936 - 1990

Jim Henson  American Creator

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Relationships

Jim Henson was previously married to Jane Nebel (1959 - 1990).

Jim Henson was in relationships with Daryl Hannah (1989) and Mary Ann Clery (1986 - 1990).

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American Creator Jim Henson was born James Maury Henson on 24th September, 1936 in Greenville, Mississippi, USA and passed away on 16th May 1990 New York City, New York, USA aged 53. He is most remembered for Creator of the Muppets. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Jim Henson is a member of the following lists: The Jim Henson Company people, International Emmy Founders Award winners and Fraggle Rock performers.

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Relationship Statistics

TypeTotalLongestAverageShortest
Married1 31 years - -
Dating2 28 years, 9 months 16 years, 4 months 4 years
Total3 31 years 21 years, 3 months 4 years

Details

First Name Jim
Middle Name Maury
Last Name Henson
Full Name at Birth James Maury Henson
Alternative Name Jim
Age 53 (age at death) years
Birthday 24th September, 1936
Birthplace Greenville, Mississippi, USA
Died 16th May, 1990
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Organ failure (due to streptococcal toxic shock syndrome)
Height 6' 3" (191 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian Science
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Northwestern High School, Hyattsville, MD (1954)
University BA Home Economics, University of Maryland College Park (1960)
Occupation Text Puppet Creator
Occupation Creator
Claim to Fame Creator of the Muppets
Year(s) Active 1954–1990
Father Paul Henson, Sr.
Mother Betty Henson
Brother Paul Henson, Jr.

James Maury "Jim" Henson (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990) was an American puppeteer, artist, cartoonist, inventor, screenwriter, film director and producer who achieved international fame as the creator of the Muppets. Born in Greenville, Mississippi, and raised in Leland, Mississippi, and Hyattsville, Maryland, Henson began developing puppets while attending high school. While he was a freshman at the University of Maryland, College Park, he created Sam and Friends, a five-minute sketch-comedy puppet show that appeared on television. After graduating from the University of Maryland with a degree in home economics, he produced coffee advertisements and developed some experimental films. Feeling the need for more creative output, Henson founded Muppets Inc. in 1958 (which would later become the Jim Henson Company).

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Dating History

Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Jim Henson53 LibraCreator
American
Daryl Hannah56 SagittariusActress
American
Mary Ann Clery61
Jane Nebel78 GeminiActress
American

Children

NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
LisaFemale9th May, 196057 years oldJane Nebel
CherylFemale196156 years oldJane Nebel
BrianMale30th November, 196254 years oldJane Nebel
John PaulMale25th April, 196552 years oldJane Nebel
Heather BethFemale19th December, 197046 years oldJane Nebel

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Muppet*vision 3-D1991WaldorfShort Film
Sesame Street, Special1988ErnieTV Movie
Sing-Along, Dance-Along, Do-Along1988Rowlf the DogMovie
Muppet Madness1988Kermit the FrogMovie
Muppet Studios Presents: You're the Director1988Swedish ChefMovie
A Muppet Family Christmas1987Dr. TeethTV Movie
Inner Tube1987Kermit the FrogShort Film
Dolly1987Kermit the FrogTV Show
Sing Along1987ErnieShort Film
Learning to Add and Subtract1987Guy SmileyMovie
The Christmas Toy1986Kermit the FrogTV Movie
The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years1986Dr. TeethTV Movie
The Tale of the Bunny Picnic1986Dog (voice)TV Movie
Into the Night1985Man on PhoneMovie
Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird1985ErnieMovie
Night of 100 Stars II1985Kermit the FrogTV Movie
Muppet Perk-Up1985LeoMovie
Jim Henson's Little Muppet Monsters1985Kermit the FrogMovie
The Muppets Take Manhattan1984Dr. TeethMovie
Alive from Off Center1984ErnieTV Show
Muppet Babies1984Dr. TeethTV Show
Big Bird in China1983ErnieTV Movie
Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art1983ErnieTV Movie
Fraggle Rock1983Cantus the MinstrelTV Show
Reading Rainbow1983Kermit the FrogTV Show
The Dark Crystal1982Jen, a Gelfling (performer)Movie
The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show1982Kermit the FrogTV Movie
The Great Muppet Caper1981Dr. TeethMovie
The Muppets Go to the Movies1981The Swedish ChefTV Movie
Muppet Side Splitter1981LeoMovie
The Muppet Movie1979Dr. TeethMovie
John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together1979WaldorfTV Movie
Muppet Breaker Upper1979LeoMovie
Muppet Gimme a Break1979LeoMovie
Christmas Eve on Sesame Street1978ErnieTV Movie
Julie Andrews: One Step Into Spring1978Kermit the FrogTV Movie
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas1977HarveyTV Movie
The Muppet Show1976WaldorfTV Show
The Muppet Show Pitch Reel1976Kermit the FrogMovie
The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence1975Swedish ChefTV Movie
Saturday Night Live1975King Ploobis (segment 'Dregs and Vestiges')TV Show
Muppets No-Nonsense Show1975TV Movie
Julie Andrews: One to One1975Rover JoeTV Movie
Muppet Picker Upper1975LeoShort Film
Out to Lunch1974Guy SmileyTV Movie
The Muppets Valentine Show1974ErnieTV Movie
Tales from Muppetland: The Muppet Musicians of Bremen1972Kermit the FrogTV Movie
Tales from Muppetland: The Frog Prince1971KermitTV Movie
Great Performances1971Kermit the FrogTV Show
Pure Goldie1971Kermit the FrogTV Movie
The Great Santa Claus Switch1970Fred, Lothar (voice)TV Movie
Hey Cinderella!1969King GoshposhTV Movie
Sesame Street1969ErnieTV Show
Sesame Street Pitch Reel1969GrumpShort Film
The Wizard of Id1969The SpookTV Movie
That's Life1968Kermit the FrogTV Show
Our Place1967RowlfTV Show
Coffee Break Machine1967The Machine (voice)Movie
The Paperwork Explosion1967Short Film
Shrinkenstein1967... (voice), Shrinkenstein, Strong Man, WomanShort Film
NBC Experiment in Television1967GorillaTV Show
Time Piece1965ManShort Film
Shrinkel and Stretchel1965Shrinkel (voice, uncredited)Short Film
Wilson's Meats Meeting Film #21965ScoopMovie
Rumple Wrinkle Shrinkel Stretchelstiltzkin1965King, Rumple Wrinkle Shrinkel Stretchelstiltzkin (voice)Movie
The Hollywood Palace1964Muppet PerformerTV Show
The Land of Tinkerdee1964King GoshposhTV Movie
The Jimmy Dean Show1963Rowlf the DogTV Show
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1962Kermit the Frog - Guest HostTV Show
Tales of the Tinkerdee1962King GoshposhTV Movie
Sam and Friends1955Harry the Hipster, Sam, YorickTV Show
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1954Dr. TeethTV Show
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curtis downeyMay 14, 2008

is jim henson related to josie henson


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