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Frank Oz

Frank Richard Oznowicz was born in Hereford, England to puppeteers Frances and Isidore Oznowicz. His family moved to Montana in 1951, eventually settling in Oakland, California. As a teenager, he worked as an apprentice puppeteer at Children's Fairyland amusement park. He is one of the primary puppeteers responsible for the development of Jim ...

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May 25, 1944 In Hereford, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Orson Welles Show
Latest Project:
Movie The Great Gilly Hopkins 2016-10-07

Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 14 wins & 11 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
Poster of Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Poster of Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
Poster of Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
Movie The Stepford Wives Unknown 2018
Movie The Dark Crystal Unknown 2018
Movie The Orson Welles Show Himself / Fozzie Bear / Animal 2018
Movie Christmas Eve on Sesame Street Unknown 2018
Movie The Great Gilly Hopkins Unknown 2016-10-07
Movie I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story Himself 2015-05-06
Movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens Unknown 2015-12-18
Movie Inside Out Subconscious Guard Dave 2015-06-19
Series Star Wars: Rebels Unknown 2014-09-26
Movie Sleepwalk with Me Unknown 2013-04-04
Movie Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Himself 2012-04-27
Series In Confidence Unknown 2012
Movie Death at a Funeral Unknown 2010-04-16
Series Leverage Unknown 2008-12-07
Series Atop the Fourth Wall Unknown 2008-10-26
Series Piper's Picks TV Unknown 2008-05-02
Movie Plaza Sésamo: Canta, canta, canta más! Unknown 2008
Series Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Unknown 2007-10-01
Movie Death at a Funeral Unknown 2007-09-07
Series Larry King Live Unknown 2007
Series Nostalgia Critic Unknown 2007-07-01
Movie Guess That Shape and Color Unknown 2006-04-01
Movie Elmo's Potty Time Grover 2006-08-22
Movie Zathura: A Space Adventure Unknown 2005
Series The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Movie Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Yoda 2005-05-19
Series 20 to 1 Unknown 2005-09-29
Movie Star Wars: Feel the Force Unknown 2005-05-18
Movie Elmo Visits the Doctor Unknown 2005-10-14
Movie Sesame Street: All-Star Alphabet Unknown 2005-09-06
Movie Sesame Street Presents: The Street We Live On Unknown 2004
Movie Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy Unknown 2004-09-20
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie 2003 MTV Movie Awards Unknown 2003-06-05
Movie Muppets Magic from 'The Ed Sullivan Show' Himself 2003-09-02
Movie Kids' Guide to Life: Learning to Share Grover / Cookie Monster 2003-05-30
Movie Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Yoda 2002-05-16
Movie The Score Unknown 2001-07-13
Movie Monsters, Inc. Fungus 2001-11-02
Series Rove Live Unknown 2000-10-09
Movie Muppet Race Mania Miss Piggy / Fozzie / Animal / Sam 2000-10-03
Series Breakfast Unknown 2000-10-02
Series Parkinson Unknown 2000-01-04
Movie The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Unknown 1999
Movie Bowfinger Unknown 1999-08-13
Series Loose Women Unknown 1999-09-06
Movie Muppets from Space Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle 1999-07-14
Movie Return of the Ewok Yoda 1999-05-01
Movie Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Yoda 1999-05-19
Movie Cinderelmo Unknown 1999-12-06
Movie Blues Brothers 2000 Unknown 1998
Movie The 70th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1998-03-23
Movie In & Out Unknown 1997-09-19
Movie The 69th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1997-03-24
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie The 68th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1996-03-25
Series Muppets Tonight Miss Piggy / ... 1996-03-08
Movie Elmo Saves Christmas Unknown 1996
Movie The Indian in the Cupboard Unknown 1995
Movie All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! Unknown 1994-05-18
Movie Muppet Classic Theater Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear 1994-09-27
Movie It's Not Easy Being Green Unknown 1994-02-18
Movie The Muppet Christmas Carol Miss Piggy as Emily Cratchit / Fozzie Bear as Fozziewig / Sam the Eagle as Headmaster of Junior High Graduates / Animal / George the Janitor / Horse and Carriage Driver / 1992-12-11
Movie HouseSitter Unknown 1992
Series The Big Breakfast Unknown 1992-09-28
Movie Innocent Blood Unknown 1992-09-25
Movie Muppet*vision 3-D Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam the Eagle / Construction Worker 1991-05-16
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo's Sing-Along Guessing Game Unknown 1991
Movie What About Bob? Unknown 1991-05-17
Movie Sing! Sesame Street Remembers Joe Raposo and His Music Unknown 1990-04-01
Movie The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson Himself / Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster 1990-11-21
Movie Sesame Street Home Video Visits the Hospital Unknown 1990-08-22
Series Evening at Pops Unknown 1989
Movie Count It Higher: Great Music Videos from Sesame Street Muppet Performer 1988-06-04
Movie Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Unknown 1988
Movie Hey, You're as Funny as Fozzie Bear Fozzie Bear 1988-06-05
Movie Sesame Street, Special Unknown 1988
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Series Dolly Unknown 1987-09-27
Movie A Muppet Family Christmas Fozzie Bear / Animal / Miss Piggy / Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster / Sam the Eagle 1987-12-16
Movie Little Shop of Horrors Unknown 1986
Movie Labyrinth Unknown 1986
Movie Sesame Street: Bedtime Stories and Songs Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster / The Biggest Person in the Kingdom 1986
Movie The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy / Sam the Eagle / Bert / Animal / Grover / Cookie Monster / Marvin Suggs 1986-01-21
Movie Learning About Letters Cookie Monster / Bert / Grover / Princess Penelope / The Royal Cook 1986-06-04
Series American Masters Unknown 1986-06-23
Movie Muppet Video: Muppet Moments Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy / Animal / Sam the Eagle / The Swedish Chef 1985-06-04
Movie Muppet Video: Gonzo Presents Muppet Weird Stuff None 1985-06-01
Movie Muppet Video: Rowlf's Rhapsodies with the Muppets Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy 1985
Movie Muppet Video: The Kermit and Piggy Story Miss Piggy 1985-06-05
Movie Follow That Bird Unknown 1985
Movie Childrens Songs and Stories with the Muppets Miss Piggy / Animal / Marvin Suggs 1985-05-24
Movie Spies Like Us Test Monitor 1985-12-06
Movie Five Sesame Street Stories Grover / Bert 1985-07-04
Movie Muppet Video: Muppet Treasures Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy / Animal 1985-07-02
Movie Muppet Video: Country Music with the Muppets Animal / Miss Piggy / Gogolala Jubilee Jugband Guitar Player 1985-06-05
Movie Henson's Place Unknown 1984
Series Muppet Babies Unknown 1984
Movie The Muppets Take Manhattan Unknown 1984
Movie Rocky Mountain Holiday with John Denver and the Muppets Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal 1983-05-12
Movie Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi Yoda 1983-05-25
Movie Trading Places Unknown 1983-06-08
Movie Big Bird in China Bert / Cookie Monster / Grover 1983-05-29
Movie Classic Creatures: Return of the Jedi Himself / Yoda 1983-11-21
Movie Superman III Unknown 1983-06-17
Movie Night of 100 Stars Unknown 1982-03-08
Movie Of Muppets and Men: The Making of 'The Muppet Show' Unknown 1981-12-27
Series Entertainment Tonight Unknown 1981-09-14
Movie The Great Muppet Caper Unknown 1981
Movie An American Werewolf in London Mr. Collins / Miss Piggy 1981-08-21
Movie The Blues Brothers Unknown 1980-06-20
Movie Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Yoda 1980-06-20
Series Children in Need Unknown 1980-11-01
Movie SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back Unknown 1980-09-22
Movie The Muppet Movie Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle / Doc Hopper's Men / Marvin Suggs / Swedish Chef 1979-06-22
Series The Muppet Show Fozzie Bear / ... 1976-01-29
Movie The Muppet Show: Sex and Violence Animal / Sam the Eagle / Theodore Roosevelt / Forcryingoutloud Bird / Ruler / Purple Heap / Bert / Pig / George the Janitor 1975-03-19
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Tales from Muppetland: The Muppet Musicians of Bremen Leroy the Donkey 1972-06-04
Series Great Performances Unknown 1972-11-04
Series A Current Affair Unknown 1971-11-22
Movie The Muppets on Puppets Himself - Puppeteer 1970-01-05
Series Sesame Street Bert / ... 1969-07-21
Series The Dick Cavett Show Unknown 1968-03-04
Movie Time Piece Messenger boy 1965-06-20
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1961-12-11
Series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Unknown 1954-10-27
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14