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Kermit the Frog

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Biography

Source: Wikipedia

Kermit the Frog is Jim Henson's most famous Muppet creation, first introduced in 1955. He is the straight man protagonist of many Muppet projects, most notably on Sesame Street, and The Muppet Show, as well as in movies, specials, and public service announcements throughout the years. Henson originally performed Kermit until his death on May 16, 1990; Steve Whitmire has performed Kermit since that time. He was voiced by Frank Welker in Muppet Babies and occasionally in other animation projects.

Fact file

  • First appearance: Sam and Friends (1955)
  • Created by: Jim Henson
  • Performed by: Jim Henson (1955–1990) Steve Whitmire (1990–present)
  • Species: Muppet frog Muppet lizard (Sam and Friends)
  • Gender: Male
  • Occupation: Entertainer, stage manager, show producer
  • Family: Robin the Frog (nephew)
  • Significant other(s): Miss Piggy
  • Nationality: American

Read more about Kermit the Frog at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Jim James Jams with Kermit the Frog on 'Rainbow Connection' at Newport Folk Festival: Watch
Billboard, 2019-07-29 12:54:19
Kermit the Frog invited some very special guests to join him during a surprise set at the 2019 Newport Folk Festival on Sunday (July 28). The...

williamhmthorne
Variety, 2019-07-25 17:51:03
The muppet babies are coming back for more fuzzy fun. Disney Junior has ordered a third season of the hit kids show ahead of its season 2 August 9 premiere on Disney Channel. The series, which premiered in March 2018, chronicles the playroom antics of a young Kermit the Frog, ...

chrislwillman
Variety, 2019-05-03 16:12:15
It was fitting that ASCAP president/chairman Paul Williams took the stage Thursday morning at the opening of the 14th annual “I Create Music” Expo to the strains of Kermit the Frog crooning “Rainbow Connection,” one of the many hits he’s written as one of Hollywood’s go-to tunesmiths. “Someday we’ll find ...

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