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Toy Industry Hall of Fame

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  • Merrill L. Hassenfeld (1918 - 1979)
    HASSENFELD, Merrill Lloyd (b. 19 February 1918 in Providence, Rhode Island; d. 21 March 1979 in Providence, Rhode Island), president and chairman of the board of Hasbro, Inc., the toy manufacturing gi...
  • Jim Henson (1936 - 1990)
    Jim Henson was an American puppeteer, best known as the creator of The Muppets . As a puppeteer, Henson performed in various television programs, such as Sesame Street and The Muppet Show , films such ...
  • Betty James (1918 - 2008)
    M. James (February 13, 1918, Altoona, Pennsylvania – November 20, 2008, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), was an American businessperson who came up with the name for the Slinky her husband Richard T. James...
  • George Lucas
    Wikipedia: Walton Lucas, Jr. (born May 14, 1944 ) is an American film producer, screenwriter, director and founder/chairman of Lucasfilm Ltd. He is best known for being the creator of the science ficti...
  • John Lasseter
    Alan Lasseter (born January 12, 1957) is an American animator, film director, screenwriter, producer and the chief creative officer at Pixar, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and DisneyToon Studios. He i...

Toy Industry Hall of Fame

The Toy Industry Hall of Fame recognizes the contributions of toy-makers around the world. It is maintained by the Toy Industry Foundation, an arm of the US Toy Industry Association.

List of inductees (1985-2010) (from wikipedia)

List of inductees (1985-2014) (from the website)