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Jim Henson

Birth Name: James Maury Henson

Birth Place: Greenville, MS

Birthday: September 24, 1936, Libra

Died: May 16, 1990

Profession: Puppeteer, Producer, Writer, Director

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John Henson

Jim Henson's Son John Dies at 48

John Henson, son of Muppets creator Jim Henson, passed away Friday. He was 48. The Jim Henson Company confirmed Henson's death on their Facebook page: "It is with great sadness that we confirm that John Henson, son of Jim and Jane Hens… Read more

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Secrets (Silencers Are Golden & Call of the Forest)
17:41 — Carl and Lug have had a bit of a falling out and have even stopped talking to each other. Even though Bozer tells him it’s better to leave them to sor (more…)
Dream Machine (Every Dumper's Dream & If Trucks Could Fly)
17:16 — When Lug tells Scooch that grading a road on your own is what every dumper dreams of, the little dump truck decides to do a bit of solo grading himsel (more…)
Warble While You Work (I'm Having Fun Now & Days of Blunder)
17:33 — Diggs’ job doesn’t seem as much fun as Carrie’s and Scooch’s. Moving piles of stones from one place to another is just boring. / A site scattered with (more…)
Catch the Phrase (Emission Impossible & Hi-Pitched Bozer)
17:34 — A new dump truck has come to the site – Skatch. He’s so exciting and so much fun that Diggs and Carrie seem to be ignoring their old pal, Scooch. But (more…)

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Jane Henson
Muppets Co-Creator Jane Nebel Henson Dies at 78

Jane Nebel Henson died in her Connecticut home on Tuesday after a lengthy battle with cancer, The Ji…

Jerry Nelson
Jerry Nelson, the Voice of Sesame Street's Count, Dies at 78

Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer best known for playing Count von Count on Sesame Street and Gobo Fraggle…

Henry Ian Cusick, Kerry Washington
Thursday TV in Review: Scandal, Community, Being Elmo and More

With a title like Scandal, surely you didn't expect subtlety to be on the menu of Shonda Rhimes' lat…

R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour
The Hub Provides Christmas Chills

The Hub, a cable-TV network for kids and their families that launched in October, decks its lineup w…

Kermit the Frog
Henson Family Donates Original Kermit the Frog to Smithsonian Museum

Jim Henson's original Kermit the Frog puppet has a new home at the Smithsonian, The Associated Press…

John Tartaglia, <EM>Johnny and the Sprites</EM>
Avenue Q's John Tartaglia Sings a New (Kid-friendlier!) Tune

While Tony-nominated actor John Tartaglia rocketed to fame for his roles in the adult-themed puppet…