creator of the Muppets
Jim's Early life
James Maury Henson was born on September 24, 1936 in Greenville, Mississippi. Early television intriged him. For college, he went to the University of Maryland.
As you may know, Jim created the Muppets. Some of the best known are Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, and The Great Gonzo. their firs apperance was in Sam and Friends, a Washington D.C. program.
1958: Emmy Award for best local entertainment program, Sam and Friends
1965: Academy award nomination, the Time Piece
1967: american film festival blue ribbon, the time piece
1991 gets a star on the hollywood walk of fame