James Maury "Jim" Henson (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990) was an American puppeteer, artist, cartoonist, inventor, screenwriter, actor, film director and producer. Born in Greenville, Mississippi and raised in Leland, Mississippi and Hyattsville, Maryland, he began...Wikipedia
Age: 53 (age at death)
Born: 24th September, 1936, Greenville, Mississippi, USA
Died: 16th May, 1990, New York City, New York, USA
Height: 6' 3" (191 cm)
Claim to Fame: Creator of the Muppets
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I spend a few minutes in meditation and prayer each morning. I find that this really helps me to start the day with a good frame of reference. As part of my prayers, I thank whoever is helping me - I`m sure that somebody or something is - I express gratitude for all my blessings and try to forgive the people that I`m feeling negative toward. I try hard not to judge anyone, and I try to bless everyone who is part of my life, particularly anyone with whom I am having any problems.
I`ve always tried to present a positive view of the world in my work. It`s so much easier to be negative and cynical and predict doom for the world than it is to try and figure out how to make things better. We have an obligation to do the latter.
Shares same birthday (September 24) with Steve Whitmire, fellow muppeteer who took over Kermit the Frog after Henson's death.
First met David Lazer when he had been contracted to make a few short puppet films for them. Lazer worked at IBM.
Jim Henson's partner in marriage and Muppets has died.
Jane Henson died at age 78 Tuesday at her Connecticut home following a battle with cancer, according to the Jim Henson Co.
She and Henson met in a University of Maryland puppetry class in the mid-1950s, and they became creative and business partners in the development of the Muppets.
The Hensons married in 1959 and had five children: Lisa, Cheryl, Brian, John and Heather. The pair separated in 1986, and Jim Henson died in 1990.
In 1992, Mrs. Henson created and funded The Jim Henson Legacy to preserve... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 1 year ago
By ROBERT JABLON, Associated Press Writer
Fri Aug 8, 3:08 PM ET
LOS ANGELES - Bernie Brillstein, a Hollywood talent agent, manager, producer and studio head who over half a century guided the careers of "Saturday Night Live" comedians and helped package a slew of TV and movie hits, has died. He was 77.
Brillstein died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Thursday night at a Los Angeles hospital, according to information provided Friday by Brillstein Entertainment Partners.
Starting in the mailroom of the William Morris talent agency in 1956,... Read More
Posted by NewsHound 6 years ago
Muppet maker Jim Henson`s life is to be turned into a new movie. The late puppeteer, filmmaker and entertainment mogul`s story will be the basis of the biopic Henson. Filmmaker Penny Marshall is a favorite to direct the story of the Sesame Street creator, which will shoot later this year with a $30 million budget. Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 7 years ago