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Frank Oz

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Frank Oz (born Richard Frank Oznowicz; May 25, 1944) is a British-born American film director, actor, voice actor and puppeteer who is known for creating and performing the characters Miss Piggy and Fozzie Bear in The Muppet Show and for directing films, including the 1986 Little Shop Of Horrors remake and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. He is also the operator and voice of Yoda in the Star Wars series. Description above from the Wikipedia article Frank Oz, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia .


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Born:
May 25, 1944 In Hereford, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
Movie/TV Credits:
91
First Appeared:
In the movie Hey, Cinderella! 1969-03-16
Latest Project:
Movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker 2019-12-18
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Known For
Filmography
Movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Yoda (voice) 2019-12-18
Movie Knives Out Alan Stevens 2019-11-27
Series Sesame Unpaved 2019
Movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi Yoda (voice) 2017-12-13
Movie Muppet Guys Talking: Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched Himself 2017-03-12
Movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens Yoda (archive sound) (uncredited) 2015-12-15
Movie The Great Gilly Hopkins Cookie Monster (voice) 2015-10-05
Movie In Their Own Words: Jim Henson 2015-09-15
Movie Inside Out Subconscious Guard Dave (voice) 2015-06-09
Movie I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story 2015-05-06
Movie Jim Henson: Behind the Seams 2014-06-21
Movie Monsters University Fungus (voice) 2013-06-20
Movie The Muppets Archival Recordings 2011-11-22
Movie Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Himself 2011-10-21
Movie Jim Henson: His Sesame Street Story 2009-12-12
Movie Jim Henson's Tales From Muppetland 2009-07-28
Movie Reflections of 'The Dark Crystal' Himself 2007-08-01
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo's Potty Time Grover (voice) 2006-08-22
Movie Zathura: A Space Adventure Robot (voice) 2005-11-06
Movie Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Yoda (voice) 2005-05-17
Movie Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy Himself 2004-09-12
Movie Sesame Street: Cookie Monster's Best Bites 2004-01-27
Movie The Story of Star Wars Yoda (archive footage) 2004-08-18
Movie Jim Henson: Commercials and Experiments 2004-11-20
Movie When Star Wars Ruled the World Himself 2004-09-18
Movie Muppet Music Moments 2004-11-20
Movie Muppet History 101 2004-11-21
Movie From Puppets to Pixels: Digital Characters in 'Episode II' Himself/Yoda 2002-11-12
Movie Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Yoda (voice) 2002-05-15
Series Play with Me Sesame 2002-04-01
Movie Monsters, Inc. Jeff Fungus (voice) 2001-11-01
Movie The Beginning : Making 'Episode I' Himself 2001-02-01
Movie Sesame Street: CinderElmo Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster (voice) 1999-01-01
Movie Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Yoda (voice) 1999-05-19
Movie Muppets from Space Miss Piggy 1999-07-14
Movie The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster (voice) 1999-10-01
Movie Elmopalooza Grover, Cookie Monster, Bert 1998-02-20
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas Cookie Monster 1997-09-03
Series Muppets Tonight 1996-03-08
Movie Muppet Treasure Island Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam the Eagle / Animal (voice) 1996-02-16
Movie Sesame Street: Do the Alphabet Cookie Monster / Green (voice) (archive footage) 1996-02-06
Movie Sesame Street: Learning to Share Cookie Monster 1996-01-01
Movie Muppet Classic Theater 1994-09-27
Movie Sesame Street: 25 Wonderful Years: A Musical Celebration! 1993-10-29
Movie Innocent Blood Pathologist 1992-09-25
Movie Home Alone 2: Lost in New York 1992-11-19
Movie The Muppet Christmas Carol Miss Piggy as Emily Cratchit / Fozzie Bear as Fozziewig / Sam the Eagle / Animal / George the Janitor 1992-12-10
Movie Muppet*Vision 3-D Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam the Eagle (voice) 1991-05-16
Movie The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson Himself, various voices 1990-11-21
Movie Sing! Sesame Street Remembers Joe Raposo and His Music Himself 1990-05-16
Movie Sesame Street: Sing Yourself Silly! 1990-01-01
Movie Sesame Street: Monster Hits! Cookie Monster (voice) / Grover (voice) / Clancy (voice) 1990-01-01
Series The Jim Henson Hour 1989-04-14
Movie Sesame Street, Special Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster (voice) 1988-03-05
Movie Hey, You're as Funny as Fozzie Bear Fozzie Bear (voice) 1988-06-01
Movie Sesame Street: Put Down the Duckie: An All-Star Musical Special Muppet Performer 1988-10-05
Movie A Muppet Family Christmas Various Characters 1987-12-16
Movie Labyrinth The Wiseman 1986-06-27
Movie Spies Like Us Test Monitor 1985-12-06
Series Jim Henson's Little Muppet Monsters 1985-09-14
Movie Follow That Bird Cookie Monster / Bert / Grover (voice) 1985-08-02
Movie The Muppets Take Manhattan Miss Piggy / Fozzie / Animal / Bert / Cookie Monster / Ocean Breeze Soap Board Member / Sam the Eagle (voice) 1984-06-27
Movie Henson's Place: The Man Behind the Muppets Frank Oz 1984-01-01
Movie Return of the Jedi Yoda (voice) 1983-05-25
Movie Rocky Mountain Holiday with John Denver and the Muppets Various Muppets 1983-05-12
Movie The World of 'The Dark Crystal' Himself 1983-01-09
Movie Trading Places Corrupt Cop 1983-06-07
Movie Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Bert / Cookie Monster / Grover (voice) 1983-11-16
Movie Classic Creatures: Return of the Jedi Himself 1983-11-21
Movie The Dark Crystal Aughra, A Keeper Of Secrets / Chamberlain 1982-12-17
Movie The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show Miss Piggy 1982-09-17
Movie Return of the Ewok Yoda (voice) 1982-01-01
Movie An American Werewolf in London Mr. Collins / Miss Piggy 1981-08-21
Movie The Great Muppet Caper Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal 1981-06-26
Movie The Muppets Go to the Movies Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Sam Eagle 1981-05-20
Movie Of Muppets & Men: The Making of the Muppet Show Himself 1981-01-01
Movie The Empire Strikes Back Yoda (Voice) 1980-05-20
Movie The Blues Brothers Corrections Officer 1980-06-17
Movie SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back Yoda 1980-09-22
Movie John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together Miss Piggy 1979-12-05
Movie The Muppet Movie Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle / Doc Hopper's Men / Marvin Suggs (uncredited) / Swedish Chef (hands) (uncredited) / Motorcycle Guy (uncredited) (voice) 1979-05-31
Movie The Muppets Go Hollywood Various Muppets 1979-05-16
Movie The Orson Welles Show Himself / Fozzie Bear / Animal (voice) 1979-01-01
Movie Christmas Eve on Sesame Street Bert / Cookie Monster / Grover (voice) 1978-12-12
Movie Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas Chuck (voice) 1977-12-17
Series The Muppet Show Fozzie Bear 1976-09-05
Movie Out to Lunch Bert / Cookie Monster / Grover (voice) 1974-12-10
Movie Tales from Muppetland: The Frog Prince Gawain 1971-05-12
Movie The Great Santa Claus Switch Thig / Skippity / Hoppity / Boppity / Snerf (voice) 1970-12-05
Movie The Muppets on Puppets Himself 1970-01-05
Movie Hey, Cinderella! Stepsister #1 / Splurge (voice) 1969-03-16