Son of Jim Henson
Co-CEO of The Jim Henson Company (1990- )
Produced, directed, and/or performed puppets in ‘Sesame Street,' ‘The Great Muppet Caper (1981),' ‘Henson's Place (1984),' ‘The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984),' ‘Return to Oz (1985),' ‘Labyrinth (1986),' ‘Little Shop of Horrors (1986),' ‘Jim Henson's The Storyteller (1989-1990),' ‘Dinosaurs (1991-1994),' ‘The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992),' ‘Muppet Treasure Island (1996),' ‘Gulliver's Travels (1996),' ‘Muppets Tonight (1996-1998),' ‘Muppets From Space (1999),' ‘Farscape (1999-2003),' ‘It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie (2002)' and ‘The Muppet Wizard of Oz (2005)'
Why he might be annoying
Many Muppet fans despise him for selling his father's company to Disney.
They also blame him for over-commercializing the franchise.
Many people assume he performs Kermit the Frog, but it's actually Steve Whitmire.
He dropped out of college.
He defends Barney the Purple Dinosaur.
One critic called him ‘the gaylord who ruined the Muppets.'
Why he might not be annoying
As a little boy, he appeared on the very first episode of ‘Sesame Street.'
He did puppets in his father's movies at 17.
He sued Disney for trying to back out of the Muppet sale after Jim Henson died.
He won an Emmy for his work on ‘Muppets Tonight.'
He says: ‘My dad's message was that we should respect others for how they're different from us, not how they're similar.'
He doesn't think people should hold grudges.
Credit: Wieland Kalligaro
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Year In Review:
For 2017, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
In 2016, Out of 12 Votes: 91.67% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 18 Votes: 38.89% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 13 Votes: 46.15% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 17 Votes: 11.76% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 17 Votes: 47.06% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 29 Votes: 58.62% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 34 Votes: 47.06% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 37 Votes: 51.35% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 81 Votes: 60.49% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 559 Votes: 41.14% Annoying
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