Jim Henson


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Noun1.Jim Henson - United States puppeteer who created a troupe of puppet characters (1936-1990)
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I feel that I am at the top of my game, and I want all of you who love the Muppets to know that I would never consider abandoning Kermit or any of the others because to do so would be to forsake the assignment entrusted to me by Jim Henson, my friend and mentor, but even more, my hero," he wrote, He adding he was devastated to have failed in his duty to his hero.
He was also a shareholder and board member of the Jim Henson Company.
As the Jim Henson Company grew, she collaborated with her husband on projects including The Art of the Muppets traveling museum exhibit and The Muppet Show on Tour and Sesame Street Live stage shows.
NEW YORK & HOLLYWOOD -- This spring, Cupcake Digital celebrates the 30th anniversary of Fraggle Rock, the classic series created by Jim Henson, by bringing interactive mobile appisodes based on the animated series to new and existing fans everywhere.
The Jim Henson Company signed a seven-year lease for 12,000 s/f on a portion of the fourth floor at 37-18 Northern Blvd.
Organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and The Jim Henson Legacy, this wondrous exhibition offers a rare peek into the imagination and creative genius of this multitalented artist and performer.
In a ribbon-cutting ceremony that took place this past July, the Henson family and the Jim Henson Legacy bestowed a historic gift of between 500 and 700 puppets, props, scenic elements, posters, sketches, drawings, films and videos that Henson created for "The Muppet Show," "Sesame Street" and "Fraggle Rock.
THE HOOBS is a production of the Jim Henson Company and Decode Entertainment for Channel 4.
One perk of the job was working with Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets.
We learn how the sudden early death of Jim Henson in 1990 affected the crew and special guests and how The Muppets continued in his honour with great success.
There were many stars of The Muppet Show, brought to life by puppeteers Jim Henson and Frank Oz, although the most popular one was probably the mild-mannered Kermit, the frog MC.