Jim Henson

Jim Henson with the Muppets
1936 - 1990

Jim Henson  American Creator

James Maury "Jim" Henson (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990) was an American puppeteer, artist, cartoonist, inventor, screenwriter, actor, film director, and producer. Born in Greenville, Mississippi, and raised in Leland, Mississippi, and Hyatt...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship31 yrs
Shortest Relationship4 yrs
Average Relationship Length17 yrs, 6 mths
Rumored Relationships1
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 Pneumonia
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.
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Partner Comparison

NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Jim Henson53 LibraCreator
American
Daryl Hannah55 SagittariusActress
American
Mary Ann Clery60
Jane Nebel78 GeminiActress
American

Children

NameGenderBornAge
Lisa
Female9th May, 196055 years old
Cheryl
Female196155 years old
Brian
Male30th November, 196253 years old
John Paul
Male25th April, 196551 years old
Heather Beth
Female19th December, 197045 years old

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
Sesame Street: Old School Volume 22007 Ernie, Kermit the Frog Movie
Elmo Says Boo1997 Ernie, Harvey Short Film
Muppet*vision 3-D1991 Swedish Chef Short Film
Sesame Street, Special1988 Kermit the Frog TV Movie
Sing-Along, Dance-Along, Do-Along1988 Rowlf the Dog Movie
Muppet Madness1988 Kermit the Frog Movie
A Muppet Family Christmas1987 Kermit the Frog TV Movie
Inner Tube1987 Kermit the Frog Short Film
Dolly1987 Kermit the Frog TV Show
Sing Along1987 Ernie Short Film
Learning to Add and Subtract1987 Ernie, Guy Smiley (voice) Movie
The Christmas Toy1986 Kermit the Frog, Jack-in-the-Box (voice, uncredited) TV Movie
The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years1986 Kermit the Frog TV Movie
The Tale of the Bunny Picnic1986 Dog (voice) TV Movie
Into the Night1985 Man on Phone Movie
Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird1985 Ernie Movie
Night of 100 Stars II1985 Kermit the Frog TV Movie
Muppet Perk-Up1985 Leo Short Film
Jim Henson's Little Muppet Monsters1985 Kermit the Frog Movie
The Muppets Take Manhattan1984 Kermit the Frog Movie
Alive from Off Center1984 Ernie TV Show
Muppet Babies1984 Dr. Teeth TV Show
Big Bird in China1983 Ernie TV Movie
Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art1983 Ernie TV Movie
Fraggle Rock1983 Cantus the Minstrel TV Show
Reading Rainbow1983 Kermit the Frog TV Show
The Dark Crystal1982 Jen, a Gelfling (performer) Movie
The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show1982 Kermit the Frog TV Movie
The Great Muppet Caper1981 Kermit the Frog Movie
The Muppets Go to the Movies1981 Kermit the Frog TV Movie
Muppet Side Splitter1981 Leo Movie
The Muppet Movie1979 Kermit the Frog Movie
John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together1979 Kermit the Frog TV Movie
Muppet Breaker Upper1979 Leo Movie
Muppet Gimme a Break1979 Leo Movie
Christmas Eve on Sesame Street1978 Kermit the Frog TV Movie
Julie Andrews: One Step Into Spring1978 Kermit the Frog TV Movie
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas1977 Kermit the Frog TV Movie
The Muppet Show1976 Kermit the Frog TV Show
The Muppet Show Pitch Reel1976 Kermit the Frog Movie
The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence1975 Nigel TV Movie
Saturday Night Live1975 King Ploobis TV Show
Muppets No-Nonsense Show1975 TV Movie
Julie Andrews: One to One1975 Kermit the Frog TV Movie
Muppet Picker Upper1975 Kermit the Frog Short Film
Out to Lunch1974 Kermit the Frog TV Movie
The Muppets Valentine Show1974 Kermit the Frog TV Movie
Tales from Muppetland: The Muppet Musicians of Bremen1972 Kermit the Frog TV Movie
Tales from Muppetland: The Frog Prince1971 Kermit TV Movie
Great Performances1971 Kermit the Frog TV Show
Pure Goldie1971 Kermit the Frog TV Movie
The Great Santa Claus Switch1970 Fred, Lothar (voice) TV Movie
Hey Cinderella!1969 Kermit the Frog TV Movie
Sesame Street1969 Ernie TV Show
Sesame Street Pitch Reel1969 Kermit the Frog Short Film
The Wizard of Id1969 The Wizard TV Movie
That's Life1968 Kermit the Frog TV Show
Our Place1967 Rowlf TV Show
Coffee Break Machine1967 The Machine (voice) Movie
The Paperwork Explosion1967 Short Film
Shrinkenstein1967 Shrinkenstein, Woman, Strong Man, ... (voice) Short Film
NBC Experiment in Television1967 Gorilla TV Show
Time Piece1965 Man Short Film
Shrinkel and Stretchel1965 Shrinkel (voice) Short Film
Wilson's Meats Meeting Film #21965 Scoop Movie
Rumple Wrinkle Shrinkel Stretchelstiltzkin1965 King, Rumple Wrinkle Shrinkel Stretchelstiltzkin (voice) Movie
The Hollywood Palace1964 Muppet Performer TV Show
The Land of Tinkerdee1964 King Goshposh TV Movie
The Jimmy Dean Show1963 Rowlf the Dog TV Show
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson1962 Kermit the Frog - Guest Host TV Show
Tales of the Tinkerdee1962 Kermit the Frog TV Movie
Sam and Friends1955 Yorick, Sam, Harry the Hipster TV Show
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1954 Kermit the Frog TV Show
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curtis downeyMay 14, 2008

is jim henson related to josie henson


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