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Faz Fazakas (1918–2013)

Faz Fazakas was born on April 5, 1918 in Essex County, New Jersey, USA as Franz Fazakas. He is known for his work on Labyrinth (1986), The Muppet Movie (1979) and The Dark Crystal (1982). He was married to Eleanor Louise Jewett. He died on September 28, 2013 in Olivebridge, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win. See more awards »

Known For

Labyrinth Special Effects
The Muppet Movie Miscellaneous Crew
The Dark Crystal Special Effects
The Muppet Show Miscellaneous Crew


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 1983 Fraggle Rock (TV Series) (muppet designer - 1 episode)
- Beginnings (1983) ... (muppet designer)
 1981 The Great Muppet Caper (muppet technical design)
  The Muppet Show (TV Series) (muppet designer - 71 episodes, 1978 - 1981) (puppets - 46 episodes, 1976 - 1978)
- Buddy Rich (1981) ... (muppet designer)
- Chris Langham (1981) ... (muppet designer)
- Debbie Harry (1981) ... (muppet designer)
- Wally Boag (1981) ... (muppet designer)
- Gene Kelly (1981) ... (muppet designer)
 1979 The Muppet Movie (muppet designer)
 1978 Christmas Eve on Sesame Street (TV Movie) (muppet skating builder)
 1977 Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (TV Movie) (special muppet effects)
 1974 The Muppets Valentine Show (TV Special) (puppets - as Franz Fazakas)
 1972 Tales from Muppetland: The Muppet Musicians of Bremen (TV Movie) (additional muppet performer)
Show Show Special effects (5 credits)
Show Show Actor (6 credits)
Show Show Art department (2 credits)

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Other Works:

(1950s-1960s) Worked as a puppeteer on various puppet shows (often with Jerry Nelson). See more »

Alternate Names:

Franz Fazakas | Fritz Fazakas | Franz Fazaks

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