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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 - The 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 ... 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 Mighty Favog (segment 'The Land of Gorch') / 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:

TV commercials (performing Miss Piggy and Fozzie Bear) for Polaroid One-Step (1981). 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 The Muppet Show (1976) head writer, Jerry Juhl]: He was the person responsible really for the heart of the Muppets. He just knew the characters better than anybody else. He was brilliant because he could be funny but not nasty. He always saw the affection between the characters. Nobody else could do that kind of writing... He was THE Muppet writer. See more »

Trivia:

The Muppet Show (1976) character "Fozzie Bear" is actually not named after Frank Oz, as is widely believed. "Fozzie Bear" is named after The Muppet Show (1976) builder Faz Fazakas. See more »

Trademark:

His films tend to be comedies See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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