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Richard Frank Oznowicz (b. May 25, 1944), better known as Frank Oz, is one of the foremost Muppet performers and Jim Henson's closest collaborator. Oz and Henson performed some of most famous Muppet comedy teams -- Oz was Bert to Henson's Ernie, and Miss Piggy to Henson's Kermit the Frog. On Sesame Street, Oz also performed Grover and Cookie Monster; on The Muppet Show, he performed

Muppeteer CreditsEdit

Frank Oz performing a Waiter Grover sketch in 2006. Oz with Kevin Clash filming The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson in 1990. With wife Robin in their London home. From a June 9, 1980 issue of People magazine.*The Muppet Show characters: AlienAlligator(episode 203), AnimalBanana (episode 103),Baskerville (episode 110), Black RoosterBoo MortmorkinsonBlue Frackle (episode 104episode 107), DancersDoglion (episode 211), DoughFeather Boa ConstrictorFozzie AmoebaFozzie Bear,FrankFredGeorge the JanitorGeri and the Atrics(piano player), Gingerbread ManGreen Frackle(episode 103), Gorgon Heap (episode 103episode 204), GrampsHouse #3 (episode 119), Hugga WuggaMale Koozebanian CreatureMarvin Suggs,Mary Louise (episode 204), Mean Mama (occasional),MerdlidopMildred Huxtetter ("At the Dance," Season 1), Miss PiggyRowlf (assistant), Salzburg Sauerkraut SingerSam the EagleShark (episode 402), Sheep WolfSlim Wilson (episode 322), The SnowthsThe Swedish Chef (hands), The Swedish PigT.R. (season one pilot openings)

Directoral CreditsEdit

Frank Oz directs Ed Norton and Robert De Niro in The Score.

Frank Oz in 2007 Henson Projects

Non-Henson FilmEdit

Fozzie BearAnimal and Sam the Eagle.