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January 14, 2016

RIP Alan Rickman

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 9:52 am

Harry Potter’s Alan Rickman has passed away, and we remember his singular Henson connection.

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January 11, 2016

RIP David Bowie

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 9:41 am

Music icon David Bowie, star of Jim Henson’s Labyrinth, has passed away.

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December 31, 2015

RIP Sesame Street Composer Dave Conner

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:51 pm

We remember Sesame Street songwriter Dave Conner.

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December 24, 2015

RIP Muppet Performer Michael Earl

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:40 pm

Former Mr. Snuffleupagus performer Michael Earl has sadly passed away.

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October 25, 2015

RIP Muppet Performer Christopher Leith

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 5:36 pm

We remember puppeteer Christopher Leith, who worked on Labyrinth, The Jim Henson Hour, and Muppet Christmas Carol.

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July 6, 2015

RIP Sesame Street Animator Jane Aaron

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 4:58 pm

Jane Aaron, who provided dozens of animations for Sesame Street, has sadly passed away.

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June 2, 2015

RIP Great Muppet Caper Costumer Julie Harris

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:01 pm

Julie Harris, the Costume Designer for The Great Muppet Caper, has sadly passed away.

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May 25, 2015

RIP Ann Meara

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:48 am

Comedienne Anne Meara has sadly passed away. We’re looking back at her Shalom Sesame appearance.

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May 15, 2015

RIP B.B. King

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 9:35 am

Blues guitarist B.B. King has passed away, and we’re remembering his Sesame Street appearances.

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April 8, 2015

RIP The Muppet Show’s Ray Charles

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:24 am

Ray Charles, the Muppet Show’s music consultant and not the soul singer, has sadly passed away.

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RIP Stan Freberg 1926-2015

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 9:35 am

The show business legend who inspired generations of comedians, including Jim Henson, has passed away at the age of 88.

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April 5, 2015

RIP Sesame Street Director Lisa Simon

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 5:14 pm

Lisa Simon, who has worked on Sesame Street since the first season, has sadly passed away.

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March 9, 2015

RIP Sesame Street Animator Jeff Hale

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 7:37 pm

The animator responsible for the Pinball Number Count, the Typewriter, and many more, has passed away.

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February 27, 2015

RIP Leonard Nimoy

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:04 pm

Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy has passed away, and we are remembering his appearances with the Muppets.

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February 13, 2015

RIP Gary Owens

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 6:25 pm

Radio and TV voiceover performer Gary Owens has passed away. We’re looking at his many contributions to Sesame Street and the Muppets.

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December 30, 2014

RIP Christine Cavanaugh, the Voice of Babe

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:54 pm

Voice actress Christine Cavanaugh has passed away, and we’re remembering her for her performance as Babe the pig.

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December 22, 2014

RIP Billie Whitelaw, the Voice of Aughra

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:02 pm

Actress Billie Whitelaw, best known to us as the voice of The Dark Crystal’s Aughra, has passed away.

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November 6, 2014

RIP Richard Schaal, Star of “The Cube”

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:12 pm

The lead actor from Jim Henson’s short film, “The Cube”, has passed away.

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October 20, 2014

Remembering Gerry Parkes, Fraggle Rock’s Doc

Filed under: Feature — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 1:46 pm

Gerry Parkes, the actor who portrayed Doc on Fraggle Rock, has passed away. We remember the important role he played in the world of the Muppets.

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September 4, 2014

RIP Joan Rivers

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:25 pm

The great Joan Rivers has passed away, and we’re looking at her many Muppet connections from Muppets Take Manhattan to last year’s “feud” with Miss Piggy.

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