Jane Ann Henson (Nebel) (1934 - 2013) MP

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Birthplace: St. Albans, New York, Queens, New York, United States
Death: Died in Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Cause of death: Cancer
Occupation: Puppeteer; board member, Jim Henson Foundation and American Center for Children's Television; founder of Jim Henson Legacy
Managed by: Ashley
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About Jane Ann Henson (Nebel)

Jane Henson was an American puppeteer and the wife of puppeteer Jim Henson.

She was a puppeteer in her own right, serving as the showrunner for Sam and Friends, teaching future Jim Henson Company puppeteers vital skills like lip syncing, performing Muppets on Sesame Street, and hiring new talent. She also served on the boards of the Jim Henson Foundation and the American Center for Children's Television.

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Jane Henson's Timeline

1934
June 16, 1934
New York, Queens, New York, United States
1959
1959
Age 24
1986
1986
Age 51

Jane and Jim Henson separated in 1986 although they remained close until his death in 1990

2013
April 3, 2013
Age 78
Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States