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Jim Henson

24 September 1936 - 16 May 1990

James Maury "Jim" Henson (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990) was one of the most widely known puppeteers in American history and was the creator of The Muppets. He was the leading source behind their long run in the television series Sesame Street and The Muppet Show and films such as The Muppet Movie (1979) and creator of advanced puppets for projects like Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, and Labyrinth. He was also an Oscar-nominated film director, Emmy Award-winning television producer, and the founder of The Jim Henson Company, the Jim Henson Foundation, and Jim Henson's Creature Shop. (Source)

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March 31, 2017 Edited by Clean Up Bot add VIAF and wikidata ID
November 17, 2010 Edited by Alan Millar merge authors
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May 4, 2010 Edited by Lance Arthur Added new photo
April 1, 2008 Created by an anonymous user initial import