Jim Henson Biography, Facts & Life Story

Jim Henson American Puppeteer, Screenwriter, Voice acting, Film director, Inventor, TV Producer, Film Producer, Animator

Quick Facts

Known ForSesame Street, Fraggle Rock

Nickname:Jim

Full Name:James Maury Henson

Profession:Puppeteer, Screenwriter, Voice acting, Film director, Inventor, TV Producer, Film Producer, Animator

Nationality:American

Date of Birth:September 24, 1936

Date of Death:May 16, 1990

Place of Death:New York Hospital, New York, United States

Cause of Death:Pneumonia

Birthplace:Greenville, Mississippi, United States

Zodiac Sign: Libra

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:6 feet 1 inches (1.85 m)

Weight:N/A (N/A)

Bodytype:Average

Hair Color:Grey

Eye Color:Green


Jim Henson Education

College: University of Maryland

Jim Henson Gallery

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Jim Henson Career

Profession: Puppeteer, Screenwriter, Voice acting, Film director, Inventor, TV Producer, Film Producer, Animator

Known For: Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock

Debut TV Series/Movie: Muppet Movie (1979)

Salary: Under reveiw

Net Worth: USD $10 million (approx)

Family & Relatives

Father: Paul Ransom Henson

Mother: Betty Henson

Brother(s): Name Not Known

Sister(s): Name Not Known

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Jane Henson

Children: 5

Son(s): Brian Henson, John Henson

Daughter(s): Lisa Henson, Cheryl Henson, Heather Henson

Ex Girlfriends:

Daryl Hannah (1989)
Mary Ann Clery (1986 – 1990)

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