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Henson's Place: The Man Behind the Muppets

Trace the life and career of visionary puppeteer Jim Henson through this fascinating documentary, which profiles the creative genius's early endeavors in college, his incredible contributions to "Sesame Street" and the creation of "The Muppet Show." In addition to interviews with Henson, his wife, Jane, and close collaborator Frank Oz, this in-depth special also offers viewers a peek inside the magical Henson Workshop.

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Henson's Place: The Man Behind the Muppets Cast

Name Character
Frank Oz He was 39, now 79 years old as Frank Oz
Jim Henson He was 47, 53 years old when he died as Jim Henson
Brian Henson He was 21, now 61 years old as Muppet Performer
Caroll Spinney He was 50, 85 years old when he died as Caroll Spinney
Jane Henson She was 49, 78 years old when she died as Jane Henson
Pam Arciero She was 29, now 70 years old as Pam Arciero
Gabriel Velez as Gabriel Velez

Henson's Place: The Man Behind the Muppets Crew

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Henson's Place: The Man Behind the Muppets (40 years)

  • Release day: Sunday, January 01, 1984
  • Runtime: 54 minutes