Founded (1973) the "UNIMA Citations of Excellence in the Art of Puppetry" (sometimes denoted as "UNIMA Citation-founded by Jim Henson) as a founding member of the American Chapter (1966) of the Union Internationale de la Marionnette.
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6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Some people claim Kermit is my alter-ego. I'm not sure I know what that means. I like to work Kermit because there's a lot of leeway for ad-libbing, which I don't have with most other characters but I'm not sure that I'm not Kermit.
On a trip to Europe, he saw puppet theater being taken seriously by adults. He returned to the United States convinced he could create a puppet TV show that would appeal to adults.
Characters include: Kermit, Ernie, Swedish Chef, Rowlf the Dog