Muppets Puppeteer John Henson Dies at 48

By: Carlie McGuire Email
By: Carlie McGuire Email

John Henson, Muppets puppeteer and son of the late Jim and Jane Henson, died on Friday at the age of 48.

The Henson Company confirmed the news on Saturday via Facebook.
"It is with great sadness that we confirm that John Henson, son of Jim and Jane Henson and brother to Lisa, Cheryl, Brian and Heather, died at age 48 of a sudden massive heart attack on Friday, February 14, while at home with his daughter," the statement said in part.

Henson's mother Jane passed away last April.

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