Jim Henson is an puppeter, actor, animator, cartoonist, inventor, filmmaker and screenwriter who achieved worldwide notice as the creator of The Muppets and Fraggle Rock; and as the director of The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth. Jim Henson was known as James Maury Henson. Born: September 24, 1936, Greenville, MS
Died: May 16, 1990, Hospital, New York, NY
In May 16, 1990, Jim Henson Memorial Service started and following the news report of Jim Henson's death.