Jim Henson
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Jim Henson

American puppeteer ,animator, cartoonist, actor, investor, filmmaker, and screenwriter


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James Maury Henson was an American puppeteer, animator, cartoonist, actor, inventor, filmmaker, and screenwriter who achieved worldwide notice as the creator of The Muppets and Fraggle Rock ; puppeteer and puppet character creator for Sesame Street and as the director of The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth . He was born in Greenville, Mississippi, and raised in Leland, Mississippi, and University Park, Maryland.

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University of Maryland
University of Maryland

Public research university in the city of College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland

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