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Puppet Creator

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)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Creator of the Muppets

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Harry Belafonte sang the much beloved song "Turn the World Around" from "The Muppet Show" (1976) at Jim's funeral. It was reported to be his favorite.


First met Jerry Juhl at a Puppeteers Of America convention.


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I think there are lots of ways of leading very good lives and growing spiritually. This process of growth goes on whether we believe in it or not.


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