Obituary of Jim Henson

Jim Henson

Jim Henson (born on September 24th, 1936 in Greenville, Mississippi) was a Puppeteer who was best known for being the creator of the Muppets. Jim died on May 16th, 1990 and his death was possibly because of bacterial pneumonia.

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Jim Henson Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Henson, Jim
    • Common Name: Jim Henson
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him/his
    • Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, U.S.
    • Birth Date: September 24, 1936
    • Age: 53 (at death)
    • Category/Genre: Puppeteer

    • Nationality: American
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • * Jane Henson (married 28 May 1959-16 May 1990, his death)
    • Father: Paul Ransom Henson (1904–1994)
    • Mother: Betty Marcella (née Brown, 1904–1972)
    • Sons:
    • Daughters:

Death Notice:

  • Date: May 16, 1990
  • Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Cause of Death: Pneumonia (Streptococcus pneumoniae)

Category Tags:

Puppeteer American Born on September 24th Born in 1936 Born in MississippiDied in 1990Died from Pneumonia

Quotable Quotes:

"Those who wish to sing, always find a song."

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