Jim Henson

Muppeteer Jim Henson Full Name: Jim Henson


Profession: Muppeteer
Why Famous: Creator of The Muppets

Born: September 24, 1936
Star Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, USA

Died: May 16, 1990 (aged 53)
Cause of Death: Bacterial pneumonia

Married Life

  • 1959-05-28 Muppeteer Jim Henson (22) weds Jane Nebel (24) in Salisbury, Maryland

Historical Events in the Life of Jim Henson

  • 1979-05-22 1st ACE Cable Awards: "Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas" by Jim Henson and HBO

Famous People who Died of Pneumonia