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Frank Oz

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Frank Oz (born Richard Frank Oznowicz; May 25, 1944) 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Frank Oz, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia .


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Born:
May 25, 1944 In Hereford, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
Movie/TV Credits:
75
First Appeared:
In the series The Academy Awards 1953-03-18
Latest Project:
Series Out to Lunch 2017
Known For
Poster of Monsters University
Poster of Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Poster of Monsters, Inc.
Poster of Return of the Jedi
Filmography
Series Out to Lunch Unknown 2017
Series Sesame Unpaved 2017
Series It's an Adventure, Charlie Brown Unknown 2016
Movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens Yoda (voice) 2015-12-15
Movie The Great Gilly Hopkins Cookie Monster (voice) 2015-10-05
Movie In Their Own Words: Jim Henson 2015-09-15
Movie Inside Out Subconscious Guard Dave (voice) 2015-06-09
Movie I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story 2015-05-06
Movie Jim Henson: Behind the Seams 2014-06-21
Movie Monsters University Fungus (voice) 2013-06-20
Movie Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey Himself 2011-10-21
Movie Star Tours: The Adventures Continue Yoda 2011-05-20
Movie Jim Henson: His Sesame Street Story 2009-12-12
Movie Jim Henson's Tales From Muppetland 2009-07-28
Movie Reflections of 'The Dark Crystal' Himself 2007-08-01
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 Muppet History 101 2004-11-21
Movie Jim Henson: Commercials and Experiments 2004-11-20
Movie Muppet Music Moments 2004-11-20
Movie When Star Wars Ruled the World Himself 2004-09-18
Movie Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy Himself 2004-09-12
Movie Sesame Street: Cookie Monster's Best Bites 2004-01-27
Movie Muppets Magic From 'The Ed Sullivan Show!' Various Voices 2003-01-01
Series Play with Me Sesame 2002-04-01
Movie Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Yoda (Voice) 2002-05-15
Movie Monsters, Inc. Fungus (voice) 2001-11-01
Movie The Beginning: Making 'Episode I' Himself 2001-02-01
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 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Yoda (voice) 1999-05-19
Movie Sesame Street: CinderElmo Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster (voice) 1999-01-01
Movie Elmopalooza Grover, Cookie Monster, Bert 1998-02-20
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas Cookie Monster 1997-09-03
Movie Sesame Street: Do the Alphabet Cookie Monster / Green (voice) (archive footage) 1996-02-06
Movie Muppet Treasure Island Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam the Eagle / Animal (voice) 1996-02-16
Series Muppets Tonight 1996-03-08
Movie Innocent Blood Pathologist 1992-09-25
Movie Muppet*vision 3-D Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam the Eagle (voice) 1991-05-16
Movie The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson Himself, various voices 1990-11-21
Movie The Muppets at Walt Disney World Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal 1990-05-06
Movie Sesame Street: Sing Yourself Silly! 1990-01-01
Series The Jim Henson Hour 1989-04-14
Movie A Muppet Family Christmas Various Characters 1987-12-16
Movie Sesame Street Presents Follow That Bird Cookie Monster / Bert / Grover (voice) 1985-08-02
Movie Spies Like Us Test Monitor 1985-12-06
Series Jim Henson's Little Muppet Monsters 1985-09-14
Movie The Muppets Take Manhattan Miss Piggy / Fozzie / Animal / Bert / Cookie Monster / Ocean Breeze Soap Board Member / Sam the Eagle (voice) 1984-07-13
Movie Henson's Place: The Man Behind the Muppets Frank Oz 1984-01-01
Movie Don't Eat the Pictures: Sesame Street at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Bert / Cookie Monster / Grover (voice) 1983-11-16
Movie Trading Places Corrupt Cop 1983-06-07
Movie Return of the Jedi Yoda (voice) 1983-05-23
Movie Rocky Mountain Holiday with John Denver and the Muppets Various Muppets 1983-05-12
Movie The World of 'The Dark Crystal' Himself 1983-01-09
Movie Return of the Ewok Yoda (voice) 1982-01-01
Movie The Dark Crystal Aughra, A Keeper Of Secrets / Chamberlain 1982-12-17
Movie The Fantastic Miss Piggy Show Miss Piggy 1982-09-17
Movie An American Werewolf in London Mr. Collins / Miss Piggy 1981-08-21
Movie The Great Muppet Caper Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal 1981-06-26
Movie Of Muppets & Men: The Making of the Muppet Show Himself 1981-01-01
Movie SPFX: The Empire Strikes Back Yoda 1980-09-22
Movie The Blues Brothers Corrections Officer 1980-06-17
Movie The Empire Strikes Back Yoda (Voice) 1980-05-17
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 1976-09-18
Movie The Muppet Musicians of Bremen Rat 1972-01-01
Movie Tales from Muppetland: The Frog Prince Gawain 1971-05-12
Movie The Great Santa Claus Switch Thig / Skippity / Hoppity / Boppity / Snerf (voice) 1970-12-05
Movie The Muppets on Puppets Himself 1970-01-05
Series Sesame Street Bert 1969-11-10
Movie The Paperwork Explosion 1967-01-01
Movie Time Piece Messenger boy 1965-05-07
Series The Academy Awards Unknown 1953-03-18