Jim Henson Would Have Celebrated His 77th Birthday Today

Jim Henson, the creator of The Muppets, "Sesame Street" and "Fraggle Rock," would have been 77 today (Sept. 24). The innovative puppeteer spent his career making people smile and laugh with Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Big Bird, Cookie Monster and dozens of other characters that came to life through Henson's work.
Subscribe to The Morning Email.
Wake up to the day's most important news.