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Frank Richard Oz (Oznowicz)

Birthplace: Hereford, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Isidore "Mike" Oznowicz and Frances Oznowicz
Husband of Private
Ex-husband of Private
Brother of Private and Private

Occupation: puppeteer
Managed by: Christopher William "Chris" Garr...
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About Frank Oz

Frank Oz (born Frank Richard Oznowicz;[2] born May 25, 1944) is an English-born American filmmaker, puppeteer, and actor. His career began as a puppeteer, where he performed the Muppet characters of Miss Piggy and Fozzie Bear in The Muppet Show, and Cookie Monster, Bert, and Grover in Sesame Street.[3] He is also known for being the puppeteer and voice of Yoda in the Star Wars films.

His work as a director includes Little Shop of Horrors (1986), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988), What About Bob? (1991), In & Out (1997), Bowfinger (1999), The Score (2001) and Death at a Funeral (2007).

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May 25, 1944
Hereford, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom