Heather Henson, American (1970 - )

 Heather Beth Henson (b. December 19, 1970) is the daughter and youngest of the five children of Jim and Jane Henson. She serves on both The Jim Henson Company and The Jim Henson Legacy and The Jim Henson Foundation Boards of Directors.

Her on-screen appearances include cameos in the Number Three Ball Film and The Muppets Take Manhattan, an uncredited part in the StoryTeller episode "Hans My Hedgehog," as well as Frank Oz's film Little Shop of Horrors.

In the Fall 1984 issue of Muppet Magazine, she appeared as Cyndi Lauper in an installment on how to dress up for Halloween.

Ms. Henson produces the annual Orlando Puppet Festival. She curates and distributes the Handmade Puppet Dreams film series. She is the creator of "Panther and Crane," a drama about preserving the Florida ecosystem in modern times. Featured are puppets (aligators, migrating cranes and Florida panthers), live dancers, music and lights.

Heather Henson is also a key person in Puppet Slam, an online networking resource where puppet artists can locate places to perform and, correspondingly, where venues can find puppet artists. She is part of Handmade Puppet Dreams, a touring festival of puppet films.

Heather Henson resides in Orlando, FL.

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