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Frank Oz


Frank Oz was born on May 25, 1944 in Hereford, England as Frank Richard Oznowicz. He is an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005). He has been married to Victoria Labalme since July 17, 2011. He was previously ... See full bio »
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 12 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 1969-2013 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster / ...
- Finish the Splat (2013) ... Grover (voice)
- Elmo and Zoe's Hat Contest (2012) ... Grover (voice)
- Telly the Tiebreaker (2012) ... Clucky Luciano (voice)
- Me Am What Me Am (2012) ... Clucky Luciano (voice)
- A Prince of a Frog (2011) ... Grover (voice)
 2007 G4 Presents Star Wars at 30 (TV Movie)
Yoda (voice)
 2002 Play with Me Sesame (TV Series)
Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster / ... (voice)
 1999 Cinderelmo (TV Movie)
Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster (voice)
 1996-1998 Muppets Tonight (TV Series)
Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam the Eagle / ...
- The Cameo Show (1997) ... Fozzie Bear (voice)
- Paula Abdul (1996) ... Sam the Eagle / Miss Piggy (voice)
- Heather Locklear (1996) ... Animal (voice)
- Pierce Brosnan (1996) ... Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear (voice)
 1994 Animal Show (TV Series)
Sam the Eagle
- Bald Eagle ... Sam the Eagle (voice)
 1994 All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! (TV Movie)
Bert / Grover (voice)
 1988 Sesame Street, Special (TV Movie)
Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster (voice)
 1987-1988 Dolly (TV Series)
Miss Piggy
- Episode #1.19 (1988) ... Miss Piggy (voice, as Miss Piggy)
- Episode #1.8 (1987) ... Miss Piggy (voice, as Miss Piggy)
 1987 A Muppet Family Christmas (TV Movie)
Fozzie Bear / Animal / Miss Piggy / ... (voice)
 1987 Alive from Off Center (TV Series)
Bert
- As Seen on TV (1987) ... Bert
 1987 Inner Tube (TV Short)
Miss Piggy (voice)
 1985 Anne Murray: The Sounds of London (TV Movie)
Miss Piggy (voice)
 1983 Big Bird in China (TV Movie)
Bert / Cookie Monster / Grover (voice)
 1976-1981 The Muppet Show (TV Series)
Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy / Animal / ...
- Buddy Rich (1981) ... Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal (voice)
- Chris Langham (1981) ... Sam the Eagle (voice)
- Debbie Harry (1981) ... Miss Piggy / Animal / Woman (voice)
- Wally Boag (1981) ... Miss Piggy / Animal (voice)
- Gene Kelly (1981) ... Miss Piggy (voice)
 1979 The Muppets Go Hollywood (TV Movie)
Animal / Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy / ... (voice)
 1977 International Festival of Animation (TV Series)
Grover (1977) (voice, uncredited)
 1977 Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (TV Movie)
Chuck (voice)
 1975-1976 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
The Mighty Favog / The Food / The Mighty Favog (segment 'Dregs and Vestiges') / ...
- Lily Tomlin/James Taylor (1976) ... The Mighty Favog (voice, as Jim Henson's Muppets)
- Madeline Kahn/Carly Simon (1976) ... The Mighty Favog (as Jim Henson's Muppets)
- Raquel Welch/Phoebe Snow, John Sebastian (1976) ... The Mighty Favog (voice, as Jim Henson's Muppets)
- Ron Nessen/Patti Smith Group (1976) ... The Mighty Favog (credit only)
- Elliott Gould/Anne Murray (1976) ... The Mighty Favog (voice, as Jim Henson's Muppets)
 1975 Julie Andrews: One to One (TV Movie)
The Prince of Phumph / Marvin (voice)
 1975 Muppets No-Nonsense Show (TV Movie) (voice)
 1974 Out to Lunch (TV Movie)
Bert / Cookie Monster / Grover (voice)
 1974 The Muppets Valentine Show (TV Movie)
Rufus / George the Janitor / Male Koozebanian / ... (voice)
 1972 Tales from Muppetland: The Muppet Musicians of Bremen (TV Movie)
Rat / Additional Muppet Performer (voice)
 1970 The Great Santa Claus Switch (TV Movie)
Thig / Skippity / Hoppity / ... (voice)
 1969 Hey Cinderella! (TV Movie)
Splurge / Stepsister #1 (voice)
 1967 Our Place (TV Series)
Cookie Monster (1967)
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Other Works:

Feature audio commentary for _The Score_ (2001) with Rob Hahn. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jim Henson's Muppets | The Muppets | Frank Oznowicz | Miss Piggy

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Jim Henson]: He envisioned a world where bears could tell jokes, chickens could sing, pigs could be stars and they all could ride bicycles. See more »

Trivia:

Was replaced by John Lithgow in the radio adaptations of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). Lithgow also appeared in the Broadway musical based on Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988). See more »

Trademark:

His films tend to be comedies See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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