Brian Henson Bio

(Producer, Director, Technician, Puppetter)

Relationship Statistics of Brian Henson

What is Brian Henson marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Brian Henson get married ? (married date):, 2010
How many children does Brian Henson have ? (name):One(Amelia Jane Henson)
Is Brian Henson having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Brian Henson gay ?: No
Who is Brian Henson wife ? (name):Mia Sara
Mia Sara

More about the relationship

Brian Henson was married to the costume designer, Ellis Flyte in November 1990 but they got separated in 2002. Later, he married Mia Sara, an American actress on 6 April 2010. They welcomed their daughter and named her Amelia Jane Henson. Brian and Mia’s marriage is going strong as there is no news regarding any extramarital affairs at present.

Who is Brian Henson?

Brian Henson is an American director, producer, puppeteer, technician and the chairman of the chairman of an American entertainment company, The Jim Henson Company.

He is best known for his roles in ‘The Muppet Christmas Carol’ in 1992, ‘Labyrinth’ in 1986, ‘Muppet Treasure Island’ in 1996. He was awarded Pretty time Emmy Award for the category, Outstanding Children’s Program for ‘Muppets Tonight’ in 1996.

Brian Henson: Birth facts, Family and Childhood

He was born on November 3, 1963, in New York City, New York, USA. His birth name is Brian David Henson. His father’s name is Jim Henson and he was an artist, puppeteer, cartoonist, and filmmaker. His mother, Jane Henson is also a puppeteer. He is the first child of the family and his siblings are Lisa, Cheryl, John, and Heather Henson. He holds American citizenship but his ethnicity is Jewish.

He used to make several cameo appearances in the series ‘Sesame Street’ and he built the very first Muppet penguin puppet for the opening of ‘Lullaby of Broadway’ segment which was a season three episodes of ‘The Muppet Show’. Since he was skilled in the use of marionette puppets, he created and operated a special ragging device which allowed the Muppets to ride bicycles. He also operated a marionette of scooter riding a bicycle in ‘The Muppets Take Manhattan’ in 1984.

Brian Henson: Education History

He joined the University of Colorado to become an astrophysicist but he left his studies and began appreciating his father’s work.

Brian Henson: Professional Life and Career

He portrayed the role of Jack Pumpkinhead in ‘Return to Oz’ in 1985 and gave his special effect for ‘Santa Claus: The Movie’ in the same year. He also acted as a principal performer for the Audrey II puppet in ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ in 1986 where he controlled mouth movement and other performed the lips and vines. He also gave the voice of Hoggle in his father’s film ‘Labyrinth’ in 1986 and of the Dog in both versions of ‘The Storyteller’ in 1988 and 1990.

He directed ‘The Muppet Christmas Carol and ‘Muppet Treasure Island’ in 1992 and 1996 respectively. He portrayed the role of Dr. Phil van Neuter in ‘Muppets from Space’ in 1999. He produced and directed a puppet crime-comedy film ‘The Happytime Murders’ in 2018.

He also worked as a chief executive producer for the television series: ‘Dinosaurs’, ‘Aliens in the Family’, ‘Bear in the Big Blue House’, etc. He is the producer, creator, and co-actor of the adult-themed puppet-based variety show ‘Puppet Up!’ and portrayed various roles on the program ‘That Puppet Game Show’.

Brian Henson: Lifetime Achievement and Awards

He has been awarded Academy Award, the USA in 1992, Pretty time Emmy Award for the category Outstanding Children’s Program for ‘Muppets Tonight’ in 1996, Pretty time Emmy Award for the category Outstanding Miniseries for ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ in 1996 and he has been nominated several times in his career.

Brian Henson: Net Worth and Salary

It is estimated that he has a net worth of around $10 million and his source of income is from his professional career.

Brian Henson: Rumors and Controversies

He is a very secretive person and he does not come in front of the media that much. He has not been engaged in controversy and rumor as well.

Brian Henson: Description of Body Measurements

He has a height of 1.64m and he weighs 75 kg. His hair color is dark brown and eyes are light brown. There is no information regarding his chest, biceps, dress size, shoe size is via any sources.

Brian Henson: Social Media Profile

He does not seem to be active in social media. He has not created his social media accounts like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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