Separation Relationship facts

Married 28 May 1959

Salisbury, Maryland, USA

Separated 1986

Puppeteer and Creator of Kermit the Frog, 
the Muppets & Sesame Street
Jim Henson

James Maury Henson

Age

53

Born

Thursday 24 Sep 1936

Died

16 May 1990

Other Partners

Anne Marie Hood

Broken Engagement

until before 1959

Professional Partners

Jim Henson Siblings

Paul Henson

Brother

Other Partners

Bill Schmittmann

Dating

dating from 1955

Professional Partners

Jane Henson Siblings

Rita Jennings

Sister

Brett Nebel

Brother

Jane Henson

Jane Ann Henson

Age

78

Born

Saturday 16 Jun 1934

Died

2 Apr 2013

His Other Children

Children Together

Lisa Henson

born 1960, age 60 (approx.)

Cheryl Henson

born 1961, age 59 (approx.)

Brian Henson

born 1963, age 56

John Henson

born 1965, died 2014, age 48

Heather Henson

born 1970, age 49

Her Other Children

Jim Henson
Bio Details

Full name

James Maury Henson

Gender

Male

Age

53

Date of birth

Thursday 24 Sep 1936

Birth place

Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, USA

Date of death:

16 May 1990

Place of death

New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA

Cause of death

Organ failure resulting from streptococcal toxic shock syndrome

Occupations

Filmmaker

Screenwriter

Inventor

Puppeteer

Education

Hyattsville High School, Hyattsville, Maryland, United States

Northwestern High School, Hyattsville, Maryland, United States (1951)

Two Star Quality

As well as receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in his own name, Henson also has a star for arguably his most famous creation, Kermit the Frog.

The Henson Legacy

Throughout his career as a puppeteer, Henson has created such memorable shows as 'Sesame Street', 'Fraggle Rock', and of course 'The Muppet Show'.  As well was these he has created characters for fims such as 'Labyrinth' and 'The Dark Crystal', and his company Jim Henson's Creature Shop continues to build creatures for TV series such as 'Farscape', and films such as 'The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy' & 'Mirrormask'.

Trivia

Jim Henson Family

Jim Henson's parents:

Jim Henson's father was Paul Ransom Henson Jim Henson's mother was Betty Henson


Jim Henson's children:

Jim Henson's daughter is Lisa Henson Jim Henson's daughter is Cheryl Henson Jim Henson's son is Brian Henson Jim Henson's son was John Henson Jim Henson's daughter is Heather Henson


Jim Henson's former partners:

Jim Henson's former wife was Jane Henson Jim Henson is the former fiance of Anne Marie Hood


Jim Henson's siblings:

Jim Henson's brother is Paul Henson


Jim Henson's grandparents:

Jim Henson's grandfather was Pop Brown Jim Henson's grandmother was Dear Brown Jim Henson's grandfather was Albert Gordon Henson Jim Henson's grandmother was Effie Carrie Henson


Jim Henson's great grandparents:

Jim Henson's great grandfather was Oscar Hinrichs Jim Henson's great grandmother was Mary Hinrichs Jim Henson's great grandfather was Ransom Aaron Barnes Jim Henson's great grandmother was Aramentia Barnes   Jim Henson's great great grandfather was Richmond Dolton


Jim Henson's grandchildren:

Jim Henson's granddaughter is Amelia Henson Jim Henson's granddaughter is Katrina Henson Jim Henson's granddaughter is Sydney Henson


Jim Henson's uncles and aunts:

Jim Henson's aunt was Attie Jenkins Jim Henson's uncle-by-marriage is Jinx Jenkins Jim Henson's aunt is Bobby Brown


Jim Henson's great uncles and aunts:

Jim Henson's great uncle was Fritz Hinrichs


Jim Henson's in laws:

Jim Henson's son in law is Mia Sara Jim Henson's daughter in law is Gyongyi Henson


Jim Henson's former in laws:

Jim Henson's former father in law was Adalbert Nebel Jim Henson's former mother in law was Winifred Nebel Jim Henson's former sister in law is Rita Jennings Jim Henson's former brother in law is Brett Nebel


Jim Henson FameChain Links

Hollywood Walk of Fame

Other people in this association:

Frank Sinatra 1960

Zsa Zsa Gabor 1960

Elizabeth Taylor 1960

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Grammy Award Winners 1978 - The 20th

Other people in this association:

Barbra Streisand 1978

James Taylor 1978

Maurice Gibb CBE 1978

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Grammy Award Winners 1979 - The 21st

Other people in this association:

Frank Sinatra 1979

Quincy Jones 1979

Robin Williams 1980

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Grammy Award Winners 1981 - The 23rd

Other people in this association:

Barbra Streisand 1981

Quincy Jones 1981

Sting 1981

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Grammy Award Winners 1985 - The 27th

Other people in this association:

Michael Jackson 1985

David Bowie 1985

Prince 1985

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Grammy Award Winners 1986 - The 28th

Other people in this association:

Sir Mick Jagger 1986

Michael Jackson 1986

Keith Richards 1986

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BAFTA Award Winners 1978 - The 31st

Other people in this association:

Woody Allen 1978

Diane Keaton 1978

Jenny Agutter OBE

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BAFTA Award Winners 1999 - The 52nd

Other people in this association:

Judi Dench 1999

Cate Blanchett 1999

Geoffrey Rush

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Jane Henson
Bio Details

Full name

Jane Ann Henson

Maiden name

Jane Ann Nebel

Gender

Female

Age

78

Date of birth

Saturday 16 Jun 1934

Birth place

St. Albans, Queens, New York, USA

Date of death:

2 Apr 2013

Education

University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, United States (1951)

Trivia

Jane Henson Family

Jane Henson's parents:

Jane Henson's father was Adalbert Nebel Jane Henson's mother was Winifred Nebel


Jane Henson's children:

Jane Henson's daughter is Lisa Henson Jane Henson's daughter is Cheryl Henson Jane Henson's son is Brian Henson Jane Henson's son was John Henson Jane Henson's daughter is Heather Henson


Jane Henson's current partners:

Jane Henson was dating Bill Schmittmann


Jane Henson's former partners:

Jane Henson's former husband was Jim Henson


Jane Henson's siblings:

Jane Henson's sister is Rita Jennings Jane Henson's brother is Brett Nebel


Jane Henson's grandchildren:

Jane Henson's granddaughter is Amelia Henson Jane Henson's granddaughter is Katrina Henson Jane Henson's granddaughter is Sydney Henson


Jane Henson's in laws:

Jane Henson's son in law is Mia Sara Jane Henson's daughter in law is Gyongyi Henson


Jane Henson's former in laws:

Jane Henson's former father in law was Paul Ransom Henson Jane Henson's former mother in law was Betty Henson Jane Henson's former grandfather in law was Albert Gordon Henson Jane Henson's former grandmother in law was Effie Carrie Henson Jane Henson's former grandfather in law was Pop Brown Jane Henson's former grandmother in law was Dear Brown Jane Henson's former brother in law is Paul Henson Jane Henson's former husband Jim Henson's aunt in law was Attie Jenkins Jane Henson's former husband Jim Henson's uncle-by-marriage is Jinx Jenkins Jane Henson's former husband Jim Henson's aunt in law is Bobby Brown