Sep 24, 2011

Jim Henson Google Doodle VIDEO

Google made an interesting Doodle to honor the 75th birthday of Jim Henson. He is one of the famous puppeteers who created The Muppets.

Today's Doodle is animated. 

The characters can be manipulated using a mouse and keyboard.

Top 5 facts about Jim Henson:

1. James Maury "Jim" Henson was born on September 24, 1936.

2.  He was an American puppeteer best known as the creator of The Muppets. 

3. As a puppeteer, Henson performed in various television programs, such as Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, films such as The Muppet Movie and The Great Muppet Caper, and creator of advanced puppets for projects like Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, and Labyrinth

4. He was also an Oscar-nominated film director, Emmy Award-winning television producer. 

5. Jim Henson died of Streptococcus pyogenes on May 16, 1990.

via Google, Wikipedia, YouTube

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