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Frank Oz

Frank Oz born Richard Frank Oznowicz; 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.


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Born:
May 25, 1944 In Hereford, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
Movie/TV Credits:
68
First Appeared:
In the movie Hey, Cinderella! 1969-03-16
Latest Project:
Movie Muppet Guys Talking: A Special Conversation To Honour Jim Henson 2020-05-16
Known For
Filmography
Movie Muppet Guys Talking: A Special Conversation To Honour Jim Henson Himself 2020-05-16
Movie Making a Murder Self 2020-02-07
Movie Knives Out Alan Stevens 2019-11-27
Movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Yoda (voice) 2019-12-18
Movie The Director and the Jedi Himself 2018-03-12
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 Inside Out Subconscious Guard Dave (voice) 2015-06-09
Movie In Their Own Words: Jim Henson 2015-09-15
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 Monsters University Fungus (voice) 2013-06-19
Movie Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Himself 2011-10-21
Movie Jim Henson's Tales From Muppetland 2009-07-28
Movie Best Ever Muppet Moments Himself 2006-03-11
Movie Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith Yoda (voice) 2005-05-17
Movie Zathura: A Space Adventure Robot (voice) 2005-11-06
Movie When Star Wars Ruled the World Himself 2004-09-18
Movie The Story of Star Wars Yoda (archive footage) 2004-08-18
Movie Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy Himself 2004-09-12
Movie Sesame Street: Let's Eat! Funny Food Songs Grover / Cookie Monster (voice) 2003-01-01
Movie Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Yoda (voice) 2002-05-15
Movie I Love Muppets Himself 2002-03-31
Movie Sesame Street: Bert & Ernie's Word Play Bert / Cookie Monster (credit song) / T-Shirt Salesman / Fat Blue Anything Muppet in Fat Cat (voice) (archive footage) 2002-05-31
Movie From Puppets to Pixels: Digital Characters in 'Episode II' Himself/Yoda 2002-11-12
Movie The Beginning: Making 'Episode I' Himself 2001-02-01
Movie Monsters, Inc. Jeff Fungus (voice) 2001-11-01
Movie Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Yoda (voice) 1999-05-19
Movie The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster (voice) 1999-10-01
Movie Muppets from Space Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle (voice) 1999-07-14
Movie Blues Brothers 2000 Warden 1998-02-05
Movie Sesame Street: Elmopalooza Grover, Cookie Monster, Bert 1998-02-20
Movie Sesame Street: Learning to Share Cookie Monster 1996-01-01
Series Muppets Tonight 1996-03-08
Movie The World of Jim Henson Himself 1994-11-23
Movie Sesame Street: 25 Wonderful Years: A Musical Celebration! 1993-10-29
Movie Innocent Blood Pathologist 1992-09-25
Movie Sing! Sesame Street Remembers Joe Raposo and His Music Himself 1990-05-16
Movie The Muppets at Walt Disney World Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal (voice) 1990-05-06
Movie The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson Himself, various voices 1990-11-21
Movie Disneyland's 35th Anniversary Special Miss Piggy (voice) 1990-07-01
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 Sesame Street: Sleepytime Songs & Stories Bert / Grover (Bedtime Stories and Songs) / Cookie Monster (Bedtime Stories and Songs) / Tallest and Smallest People (Bedtime Stories & Songs) (voice) 1986-01-01
Movie Labyrinth The Wiseman 1986-06-27
Movie The Muppets: A Celebration of 30 Years Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy / Sam the Eagle / Bert / Animal / Grover / Cookie Monster / Marvin Suggs 1986-01-21
Movie Muppet Video: The Kermit and Piggy Story Miss Piggy (voice) 1985-01-01
Series Jim Henson's Little Muppet Monsters 1985-09-14
Movie Return of the Jedi Yoda (voice) 1983-05-25
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 Return of the Ewok Yoda (voice) 1982-01-01
Movie The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show Miss Piggy 1982-09-17
Movie The Dark Crystal Aughra, A Keeper Of Secrets / Chamberlain 1982-12-17
Movie The Great Muppet Caper Miss Piggy/Fozzie Bear/Sam the Eagle/Swedish Chef (voice) 1981-06-26
Movie An American Werewolf in London Mr. Collins / Miss Piggy (archive footage) 1981-08-21
Movie The Empire Strikes Back Yoda (Voice) 1980-05-20
Movie The Blues Brothers Corrections Officer 1980-06-16
Movie SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back Yoda 1980-09-22
Movie The Orson Welles Show Himself / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam Eagle (voice) 1979-01-01
Movie The Muppet Movie Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle / Doc Hopper's Men / Marvin Suggs / Swedish Chef (hands) / Motorcycle Guy (voice) 1979-05-31
Movie The Muppets Go Hollywood Various Muppets 1979-05-16
Movie The Bob Hope All Star Christmas Comedy Special Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear 1977-12-19
Series The Muppet Show Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam Eagle / Marvin Suggs / George the Janitor (voice) 1976-09-05
Movie Julie on Sesame Street 1973-11-23
Movie The Great Santa Claus Switch Thig / Skippity / Hoppity / Boppity / Snerf (voice) 1970-12-05
Movie Hey, Cinderella! Stepsister #1 / Splurge (voice) 1969-03-16