45 wins & 47 nominations.
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The Muppet Movie
Kermit the Frog / Rowlf / Dr. Teeth / Waldorf / Swedish Chef / Link Hogthrob / Doc Hopper's Men
(TV Series short) (based on characters created by - 1 episode)
(TV Series) (based on characters created by - 16 episodes)
- Got Silk?
... (based on characters created by)
(TV Series) (character: Ernie - 1 episode)
(based on - as Disney's Muppet properties and characters)
(TV Series) (idea - 57 episodes, 1991 - 1994) (based on an idea by - 5 episodes, 1991)
(TV Series) (co-creator - 96 episodes)
The Muppet Show
(TV Series) (written by - 120 episodes, 1976 - 1981) (creator - 7 episodes, 1976 - 1979)
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.
2 Print Biographies |
3 Interviews |
9 Articles |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
Jim Henson's Kermit the Frog | Kermit the Frog | Mr. Jim Henson | Jim Henson & The Muppets | Jim Henson's Muppets | The Muppets | Jim Henson and his Puppets | Disney's Muppet properties and characters
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
I believe in taking a positive attitude toward the world, toward people, toward my work. I think I'm here for a purpose. I think it's very likely that we all are, but I'm only sure about myself. I try to tune myself in to whatever it is that I'm supposed to be, and I try to think of myself as a part of all of us - all mankind and all life. I find it's not easy to keep these lofty thoughts in mind...
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.
Lanky appearance and beard