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.
One of the main reasons why Henson preferred to use Kermit the Frog
for his signature character was that he was the lightest in weight of the regular puppets and therefore one of the most comfortable for use for extended periods of time.
Characters include: Kermit, Ernie, Swedish Chef, Rowlf the Dog