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Frank Oz
Frank Oz 2012.jpg
Oz at the 38th Annual Saturn Awards 2012
Born
Frank Richard Oznowicz

(1944-05-25) 25 May 1944 (age 77)
NationalityAmerican[1]
EducationOakland Technical High School
Alma materOakland City College
Occupation
  • Actor
  • puppeteer
  • director
  • producer
Years active1961–present
Spouse(s)Robin Garsen[2] (m. 1979–2005) «start: (1979)–end+1: (2006)»"Marriage: Robin Garsen[2] to Frank Oz" Location: (linkback:https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Frank_Oz)
Victoria Labalme[3] (m. 2011–present) «start: (2011)»"Marriage: Victoria Labalme[3] to Frank Oz" Location: (linkback:https://wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Frank_Oz)
Children4[4]

Frank Oz (born Richard Frank Oznowicz[5] on May 25, 1944) is an English-American puppeteer and filmmaker. He is known for his work on The Muppets, Star Wars, and Sesame Street. He also directed some popular films, such as Little Shop of Horrors and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. His most popular puppets are Yoda and Cookie Monster. He played Cookie Monster, Bert and Grover on Sesame Street and he did Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal and Sam the Eagle on the Muppets.

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