Cheryl Henson

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Cheryl Henson
Born (1961-08-07) August 7, 1961 (age 57)
Years active1971–present
Known forLabyrinth
The Dark Crystal
John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together
Parent(s)Jim Henson
Jane Henson
RelativesLisa Henson (sister)
Brian Henson (brother)
John Henson (brother)
Heather Henson (sister)

Cheryl Henson (born August 7, 1961) is the daughter of Jim Henson and the President of the Jim Henson Foundation.[1] In 2011, she won the New Victory Arts Award for her leadership in puppetry.[2]

Early life[edit]

Cheryl Henson was born on August 7, 1961 in the USA as Cheryl Lee Henson. She is also the second child of Jim Henson and Jane Henson. She had four sibings named: Lisa Henson (born 1960), Brian Henson (born 1963), John Henson (1965-2014) and Heather Henson (born 1970)


She is known for her work on Labyrinth (1986), The Dark Crystal (1982) and John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together (1979). She has been married to Edwin A. Finn Jr. since May 26, 2001. They have two children.


  1. ^ "Week in pictures". Retrieved 30 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Cheryl Henson". American Theatre. 28 (9): 17. Nov 2011.