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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 Henson's universe: Muppets, 'Sesame Street,' Fraggles and more, all in one traveling exhibition
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-06-04 16:00:00
The first thing one expects in an exhibition devoted to Jim Henson is a kind-eyed, green amphibian made of felt. And, yes, Kermit the Frog welcomes visitors to a new Henson installation at the Skirball Cultural Center. Perhaps the last thing visitors might expect, though — even those well-versed...

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Variety, 2018-05-16 20:05:53
“American Idol” has announced the lineup for the season finale, airing Sunday (May 20) and Monday (May 21) on ABC. The show will feature performances from all three judges, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, and Luke Bryan, along with Bebe Rexha, Nick Jonas and Mustard, Patti Labelle, Darius Rucker, Gary Clark, ...

'American Idol' Finale to Feature Bebe Rexha, Darius Rucker, Nick Jonas, Kermit the Frog & More
Billboard, 2018-05-16 11:44:43
The star-studded lineup for the American Idol finale was revealed on Twitter Tuesday night (May 15) and the ABC reboot of the talent show is...

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