James Maury "Jim" Henson (born September 24, 1936 – died May 16, 1990) was an American puppeteer, screenwriter, Film director and producer, best known as the creator of The Muppets. He died on May 16, 1990, of organ failure resulting from a Group A streptococcal infection caused by Streptococcus pyogenes.
Filmography[edit | edit source]
- Hey, Cinderella! (1969)
- The Frog Prince (1971)
- The Muppet Musicians of Bremen (1972)
- Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (1977)
- The Muppet Movie (1979)
- The Great Muppet Caper (1981)
- The Dark Crystal (1982)
- The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
- Into the Night (1985)- The Man on the Phone talking to 'Bernie'
- The Tale of the Bunny Picnic (1986)
- Labyrinth (1986)
- Muppet*Vision 3D (1991)
- The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)