Frank Oz

BirthDay:

25 May 1944

BirthPlace:

Hereford, England, UK

BirthName:

Frank Richard Oznowicz

Bio:

Frank Oz was born on May 25, 1944 in Hereford, England as Frank Richard Oznowicz. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005). He has been married to Victoria Labalme since July 17, 2011. He was previously married to Robin Oz.
Filmography

Actor ( 84 credits )

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Yoda (voice) (uncredited)
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (2014) Himself
Star Wars Rebels (2014)  Yoda (1 episode, 2015)
Star Tours: The Adventures Continue (2011) Yoda (voice)
Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011) Himself (archive footage)
In Confidence (2010)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2014)
Muppets 201: Rarities from the Henson Vault (2009) Fozzie Bear / Miss Piggy (archive footage)
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness (2007)  Miss Piggy / ... (archive footage) (1 episode, 2009)
5 Second Movies (2007)  Yoda (archive footage) (1 episode, 2008)
Zathura: A Space Adventure (2005) Robot (voice)
Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005) Yoda (voice)
The Colbert Report (2005)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)
20 to 1 (2005)  Animal / ... (2 episodes, 2006-2009)
Tavis Smiley (2004)  Himself (1 episode, 2007)
Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002) Yoda (voice)
Play with Me Sesame (2002)  Additional Muppets / ... (unknown episodes)
Monsters, Inc. (2001) Fungus (voice)
Rove Live (2000)  Himself (1 episode, 2004)
Breakfast (2000)  Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2001)
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland (1999) Bert / Grover / Cookie Monster (voice)
Muppets from Space (1999) Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle (voic
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) Yoda (voice)
Loose Women (1999)  Miss Piggy (2 episodes, 2007)
Blues Brothers 2000 (1998) Warden
Top Ten (1998)  Miss Piggy (1 episode, 2001)
Elmo Says Boo (1997) Bert (voice)
The View (1997)  Himself (1 episode, 2008)
Muppet Treasure Island (1996) Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam the Eagle / Animal / Geo
Muppets Tonight (1996)  Miss Piggy / ... (16 episodes, 1996-1998)
Animal Show (1994)  Sam the Eagle (1 episode)
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) Miss Piggy as Emily Cratchit / Fozzie Bear as Fozziewig
Innocent Blood (1992) Pathologist
The Big Breakfast (1992)  Himself (1 episode, 2001)
Muppet*vision 3-D (1991) Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Sam the Eagle / Construction
The Jim Henson Hour (1989)  Fozzie Bear / ... (3 episodes, 1989)
Biography (1987)  Himself (2 episodes, 2001-2006)
Dolly (1987)  Miss Piggy (2 episodes, 1987-1988)
The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross (1987)  Himself (1 episode, 1987)
Labyrinth (1986) The Wiseman
Spies Like Us (1985) Test Monitor
Follow That Bird (1985) Cookie Monster / Bert / Grover (voice)
American Masters (1985)  Himself (1 episode, 1993)
Larry King Live (1985)  Animal / ... (2 episodes, 1993-1994)
Muppet Perk-Up (1985) Grump / Kent (voice)
The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984) Miss Piggy / Fozzie / Animal / Bert / Cookie Monster /
Muppet Babies (1984)  Fozzie Bear / ... (1 episode, 1985)
Alive from Off Center (1984)  Bert (1 episode, 1987)
Showbiz Today (1984)  Himself (1 episode, 1995)
Superman III (1983) Brain Surgeon (scenes deleted)
Trading Places (1983) Corrupt Cop
Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) Yoda (voice)
The Dark Crystal (1982) Aughra, a Keeper Of Secrets (performer) / Chamberlain (
An American Werewolf in London (1981) Mr. Collins / Miss Piggy
The Great Muppet Caper (1981) Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle / Gra
Entertainment Tonight (1981)  Miss Piggy / ... (uncredited) (2 episodes, 1990)
Muppet Side Splitter (1981) Grump (voice)
The Blues Brothers (1980) Corrections Officer
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Yoda (voice)
Children in Need (1980)  Miss Piggy (1 episode, 2007)
The Muppet Movie (1979) Miss Piggy / Fozzie Bear / Animal / Sam the Eagle / Doc
Muppet Breaker Upper (1979) Grump / Gorilla (voice)
Muppet Gimme a Break (1979) Grump (voice)
International Festival of Animation (1977)  Grover (1977) (voice) (uncredited)
The Muppet Show (1976)  Fozzie Bear / ... (119 episodes, 1976-1981)
Isabella and the Magic Brush (1976) (voice)
Saturday Night Live (1975)  The Mighty Favog / ... (12 episodes, 1975-1976)
Muppet Picker Upper (1975) Sam the Eagle (voice)
Great Performances (1971)  Himself / ... (2 episodes, 1985-1994)
Parkinson (1971)  Fozzie Bear (1 episode, 1979)
A Current Affair (1971)  Fozzie Bear / ... (archive footage) (1 episode, 2011)
Evening at Pops (1970)  Cookie Monster (1 episode, 1971)
Sesame Street (1969)  Bert / ... (204 episodes, 1969-2013)
Sesame Street Pitch Reel (1969) Scoop / Beautiful Day Monster (voice)
Our Place (1967)  Cookie Monster (1967) (unknown episodes)
Coffee Break Machine (1967) The Monster (voice)
The Paperwork Explosion (1967)
Time Piece (1965) Messenger boy (as Frank Oznowicz)
Wilson's Meats Meeting Film #1 (1965) Himself
Wilson's Meats Meeting Film #2 (1965) Himself
The Jimmy Dean Show (1963)  Rowlf the Dog (assistant) (1963-1966) (unknown episode
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962)  Fozzie Bear (1 episode, 1979)
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (1954)  Miss Piggy (1 episode, 1990)
Today (1952)  Himself (1 episode, 2011)
Inside Out (0) Subconscious Guard Dave (voice)

Producer ( 3 credits )

Muppet Treasure Island (1996) executive producer
The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) executive producer
The Great Muppet Caper (1981) producer

Writer ( 1 credit )

The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)

Director ( 13 credits )

Leverage (2008) (1 episode, 2011)
Death at a Funeral (2007)
The Stepford Wives (2004)
The Score (2001)
Bowfinger (1999)
In & Out (1997)
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
HouseSitter (1992)
What About Bob? (1991)
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988)
Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)
The Dark Crystal (1982)