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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:
78
First Appeared:
In the movie Bert & Ernie's Word Play
Latest Project:
Series Sesame Unpaved 2021
Known For
Filmography
Movie Bert & Ernie's Word Play Himself (archive footage) 2021
Series Sesame Unpaved 2021
Movie Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Yoda (voice) 2019-12-18
Movie Knives Out Alan Stevens 2019-11-27
Movie The Director and the Jedi Himself 2018-03-12
Movie Muppet Guys Talking: Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched Himself 2017-03-12
Movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi Yoda (voice) 2017-12-13
Movie In Their Own Words: Jim Henson 2015-09-15
Movie Inside Out Subconscious Guard Dave (voice) 2015-06-09
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) 2013-06-20
Movie The Muppets Archival Recordings 2011-11-22
Movie Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Himself 2011-10-21
Movie Jim Henson's Tales From Muppetland 2009-07-28
Movie Jim Henson: His Sesame Street Story 2009-12-12
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo's Potty Time Grover (voice) 2006-08-22
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 The Story of Star Wars Yoda (archive footage) 2004-08-18
Movie When Star Wars Ruled the World Himself 2004-09-18
Movie Muppet Music Moments 2004-11-20
Movie Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy Himself 2004-09-12
Series Play with Me Sesame 2002-04-01
Movie From Puppets to Pixels: Digital Characters in 'Episode II' Himself/Yoda 2002-11-12
Movie Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Yoda (voice) 2002-05-15
Movie The Beginning : Making 'Episode I' Himself 2001-02-01
Movie Monsters, Inc. Jeff Fungus (voice) 2001-11-01
Movie Sesame Street: CinderElmo Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster (voice) 1999-01-01
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 1999-07-14
Movie Elmopalooza Grover, Cookie Monster, Bert 1998-02-20
Movie The Stories Behind the Making of 'The Blues Brothers' Himself 1998-09-08
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas Cookie Monster 1997-09-03
Movie Sesame Street: Learning to Share Cookie Monster 1996-01-01
Series Muppets Tonight 1996-03-08
Movie Muppet Treasure Island Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam the Eagle / Animal (voice) 1996-02-16
Movie Sesame Street: Do the Alphabet Cookie Monster / Green (voice) (archive footage) 1996-02-06
Movie Muppet Classic Theater 1994-09-27
Movie Sesame Street: 25 Wonderful Years: A Musical Celebration! 1993-10-29
Movie The Muppet Christmas Carol Miss Piggy as Emily Cratchit / Fozzie Bear as Fozziewig / Sam the Eagle / Animal / George the Janitor 1992-12-10
Movie Innocent Blood Pathologist 1992-09-25
Movie Home Alone 2: Lost in New York 1992-11-19
Movie Sesame Street: Monster Hits! Cookie Monster (voice) / Grover (voice) / Clancy (voice) 1990-01-01
Movie Sesame Street: Sing Yourself Silly! 1990-01-01
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
Series The Jim Henson Hour 1989-04-14
Movie Sesame Street: Put Down the Duckie: An All-Star Musical Special Muppet Performer 1988-10-05
Movie Sesame Street, Special Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster (voice) 1988-03-05
Movie Labyrinth The Wiseman 1986-06-27
Movie Follow That Bird Cookie Monster / Bert / Grover / Additional Muppets (voice) 1985-08-02
Movie Muppet Video: The Kermit and Piggy Story Miss Piggy 1985-01-01
Movie Spies Like Us Test Monitor 1985-12-06
Series Jim Henson's Little Muppet Monsters 1985-09-14
Movie Henson's Place: The Man Behind the Muppets Frank Oz 1984-01-01
Movie The Muppets Take Manhattan Miss Piggy / Fozzie / Animal / Bert / Cookie Monster / Ocean Breeze Soap Board Member / Sam the Eagle (voice) 1984-06-27
Movie Return of the Jedi Yoda (voice) 1983-05-25
Movie Classic Creatures: Return of the Jedi Himself 1983-11-21
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 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 Muppets Go to the Movies Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Sam Eagle 1981-05-20
Movie An American Werewolf in London Mr. Collins / Miss Piggy (archive footage) 1981-08-21
Movie The Great Muppet Caper Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal 1981-06-26
Movie The Empire Strikes Back Yoda (Voice) 1980-05-20
Movie The Blues Brothers Corrections Officer 1980-06-17
Movie SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back Yoda 1980-09-22
Movie The Muppet Movie Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle / Doc Hopper's Men / Marvin Suggs (uncredited) / Swedish Chef (hands) (uncredited) / Motorcycle Guy (uncredited) (voice) 1979-05-31
Movie The Muppets Go Hollywood Various Muppets 1979-05-16
Series The Muppet Show Fozzie Bear 1976-09-05
Movie Out to Lunch Bert / Cookie Monster / Grover (voice) 1974-12-10
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