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Birth Name: James Maury Henson

Born: 24 September 1936 Died: 16 May 1990

Country of origin: United States


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Description: "Jim" Henson (born James Maury Henson on September 24, 1936, Greenville, Mississippi) was an epic American puppeteer, screenwriter, Film director and producer, best known as the creator of The Muppets. 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 ... (more)
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