Jane Henson
American puppeteer
Jane Henson
Jane Ann Henson is an American puppeteer and the widow of puppeteer Jim Henson.
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Jane Henson's personal information overview.
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Jim Henson: 75η επέτειος γέννησης και η google αφιερώνει - Madata.gr
Google News - over 5 years
Η Jane Henson εξηγούσε τότε, ότι ήταν τόσο απασχολημένος με την εταιρεία και το εργαστήριο που η ίδια και τα πέντε παιδιά τους, δεν τον έβλεπαν καθόλου, γεγονός που επιβεβαίωσαν και τα ίδια σε συνέντευξη τους. « Όλοι στραφήκαμε στις μαριονέτες και στην
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Henson empire's R-rated 'Stuffed and Unstrung' one wild puppet show - Bloomington Pantagraph
Google News - over 5 years
“My mother (Jane Henson, who was interviewed in this same GO! space last winter) loves the show — she's come to it 20 times already,” says her son. “My father would have loved it because its finger is right on the pulse of that naughty sense of humor
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75th Birthday Celebration Honoring Jim Henson Held At MMI 9/24 - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
Support for Jim Henson's Fantastic World at Museum of the Moving Image is provided by The Jane Henson Foundation, Five Napkin Burger, and Cheryl Henson. Additional support is provided by Schmutter, Strull, Fleisch Inc. and The Astor Room
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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly 15th Season Opens with Segments Commemorating ... - MarketWatch (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
Additional support for Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is provided by Mutual of America Life Insurance Company, the Estate of William J. Carter, The Jane Henson Foundation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Arnold Labaton is Executive producer;
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New 42nd Street Gala To Honor Cheryl Henson 10/17 - Broadway World
Google News - over 5 years
The Gala Committee includes Carlo Bronzini Vender and Tanya Traykovski; Edwin A. Finn, Jr.; Ann Gottlieb; Heather Henson; Jane Henson; Lisa Henson; Nathalie Kaplan; Gillian and Sylvester Miniter; Clifford Ross; Mara and Ricky Sandler;
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And a Frog Shall Lead Them: Henson's Legacy
NYTimes - over 5 years
COOKIE MONSTER has an important lesson for Don Draper. If you're wondering what a fuzzy blue Muppet, adored by millions of children, could possibly have to do with the debonair protagonist of television's ''Mad Men,'' you'll have to visit the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens. Its new exhibition ''Jim Henson's Fantastic World'' shows
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And a Frog Shall Lead Them: Henson's Legacy - New York Times
Google News - over 5 years
“There hadn't been a traveling exhibition particularly devoted to Jim, ever,” said Ms. Falk, who broached the idea to the Smithsonian with Henson's widow, Jane Henson. “The other shows that have gone up were much more about the Muppets
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Rim Country women can compete Thursday - Payson Roundup
Google News - over 5 years
And there is no age limit,” said organizer, Nancy Jane Henson. She can be reached at (520) 975-6325. The contests are: barrel racing, which requires a $55 fee for the $100 added money event and $30 for the open 4D barrel event; breakaway roping,
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Retired Muppets Will Move To Atlanta
NYTimes - over 9 years
s fun when you're having flies, Kermit the Frog once said. And how time has flown: Kermit, or more precisely one of the many puppets that have played Kermit, will be retired to Atlanta on Wednesday, part of a major gift being made by the Jim Henson Foundation. The flippered phenom, who began life as a scrap of fabric cut from a green coat discarded
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WEDDINGS; Cheryl Henson, Edwin Finn Jr.
NYTimes - almost 16 years
Cheryl Lee Henson, a daughter of the puppeteers Jane Henson of Greenwich, Conn., and the late Jim Henson, was married yesterday to Edwin Anthony Finn Jr., a son of Mr. and Mrs. Finn Sr. of South Grafton, Mass. The Rev. Roger Ferlo, an Episcopal priest, performed the ceremony at the Church of St. Luke in the Fields in New York. The bride, 39, is
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Margo Rose Dies at 94; Helped Design 'Howdy Doody'
NYTimes - over 19 years
Margo Rose, a puppeteer who with her husband gave life to Howdy Doody, the redheaded, freckle-faced marionette baby boomers grew up with, died on Saturday at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London, Conn. She was 94 and lived in Waterford, Conn. ''Howdy Doody'' was broadcast on NBC television from December 1947 to September 1960, with its
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She's Young and Smart, But Not Too Smart to Lead
NYTimes - almost 23 years
At the age of 33, Lisa Henson is the youngest studio head in Hollywood, one of a handful of powerful women here and, most significant, a new breed of movie executive. "Highbrow?" she said with a nervous laugh. "Does anyone really think of me as highbrow?" Well, yes. Ms. Henson, the recently appointed president of Columbia Pictures, is indeed a far
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Moi? Involved in a Copyright-Infringement Suit?
NYTimes - over 24 years
Will Miss Piggy make a reliable character witness? Will Kermit the Frog crack under cross-examination? The discovery of a pair of long-lost Muppets has led to a legal fight in Federal District Court in New York and some conduct unbecoming to a Muppet at a recent trade show here. At the center of the dispute are Wilkins and Wontkins, two fuzzy
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TELEVISION; All in the Modern Stone-Age Family
NYTimes - almost 26 years
For nearly a year reporters have been hounding Brian Henson with the same question: Can he handle Jim Henson Productions, the Muppet-based entertainment empire he took over soon after his father, Jim, died unexpectedly in May? Tall, lanky and gentle -- a beardless, fair-haired version of his father -- Brian Henson gives a similar response every
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Chronicle
NYTimes - over 26 years
LEAD: In what must have been a most unusual service at the 300-year-old St. Paul's Cathedral in London, Fozzy Bear, Gonzo and Oscar the Grouch attended yesterday's memorial for JIM HENSON, who gave them life. In what must have been a most unusual service at the 300-year-old St. Paul's Cathedral in London, Fozzy Bear, Gonzo and Oscar the Grouch
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TV Weekend; A Quiet Wizard Behind the Muppets
NYTimes - over 26 years
LEAD: With the death of Jim Henson, at age 53, television lost one of its giants, a quiet, somewhat shy man whose wizardry with puppets gave the world landmarks in popular entertainment. Valuable insight into the man and his work can be found in ''Henson's Place,'' a British documentary made in 1985. It will be broadcast on With the death of Jim
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jane Henson
    FIFTIES
  • 1992
    Age 57
    In 1992 Jane established The Jim Henson Legacy to preserve and perpetuate the work of her late husband.
    More Details Hide Details She currently serves on the boards of the Jim Henson Foundation and the American Center for Children's Television.
  • 1986
    Age 51
    She and Jim separated in 1986 although they remained close until his death in 1990.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1978
    Age 43
    She was also responsible for the hiring of puppeteer Steve Whitmire in 1978, after he gave her an impromptu audition in an Atlanta, Georgia airport restaurant.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1959
    Age 24
    They were married in 1959 and had five children.
    More Details Hide Details Their first child, Lisa, was born the next year, followed by four others: Cheryl (b. 1961), Brian (b. 1962), John (b. 1965) and Heather (b. 1970). When Jane quit full-time Muppeteering in the early 1960s to raise their children, Jim hired Jerry Juhl and Frank Oz to replace her. She helped the newly-hired Oz learn how to lip-sync, and continued to perform non-speaking muppets on Sesame Street from time to time through at least the eighties.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1934
    Born
    Born on June 16, 1934.
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