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Jim Henson

Jim HensonAKA James Maury Henson

Born: 24-Sep-1936
Birthplace: Greenville, MS
Died: 16-May-1990
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Remains: Cremated (scattered at his ranch, near Santa Fe, NM)

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian Science
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Performance Artist
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Creator of the Muppets

Father: (agronomist)
Wife: Jane Nebel (m. 28-May-1959, sep. 1986, d. 2-Apr-2013, three daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Lisa
Son: Brian
Daughter: Cheryl
Daughter: Heather
Son: John (b. 1966, d. 2014 heart attack)

    High School: Northwestern High School, Hyattsville, MD (1954)
    University: BA Home Economics, University of Maryland College Park (1960)

    Endorsement of American Express
    Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame
    Emmy 1958
    Emmy 1990
    Grammy
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 1991
    Peabody 1986
    Heart Attack (two) 16-May-1990

    TELEVISION
    Sesame Street 1969-90
    The Muppet Show 1976-81
    Saturday Night Live 1975-76

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Labyrinth (27-Jun-1986)
    The Dark Crystal (17-Dec-1982)
    The Great Muppet Caper (26-Jun-1981)
    Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (23-Jan-2011) · Himself
    A Muppet Family Christmas (1987) [VOICE]
    Inside the Labyrinth (1986) · Himself
    Sesame Street Presents: Follow that Bird (2-Aug-1985) · Kermit the Frog [VOICE]
    Into the Night (15-Feb-1985)
    The Muppets Take Manhattan (13-Jul-1984) · Kermit the Frog, etc. [VOICE]
    The Dark Crystal (17-Dec-1982) · High Priest
    The Great Muppet Caper (26-Jun-1981) [VOICE]
    The Muppet Movie (22-Jun-1979) [VOICE]


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