Jim Henson Biography (1936-1990)



Full name, James Maury Henson; born September 24, 1936, in Greenville, MS; died of streptococcus pneumonia, May 16, 1990, in New York, NY; son of Paul Ransom (an agronomist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture) and Elizabeth Marcella (Brown) Henson; married Jane Anne Nebel (a puppeteer and part-time consultant in Henson Associates), May 28, 1959; children: Lisa Marie, Cheryl Lee,Brian David, John Paul, Heather Beth.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
puppeteer, producer, director, writer
Birth Details
September 24, 1936
Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Death Details
May 16, 1990
New York, New York, United States

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