Lisa Henson

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Lisa Henson
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Henson at the 2015 Annecy Animated Film Festival
Born Lisa Marie Henson
(1960-05-09) May 9, 1960 (age 57)
Westchester County, New York, U.S.
Occupation Producer, actress
Years active 1965–present
Parent(s) Jim Henson
Jane Henson
Relatives Brian Henson (brother)
John Henson (brother)
Heather Henson (sister)

Lisa Marie Henson (born May 9, 1960) is an American television and movie producer and former actress who has been involved in television shows such as Sid the Science Kid and blockbuster movies Lethal Weapon, Batman, and Batman Returns.

Early life[edit]

Henson was born in Westchester County, New York, the daughter of puppeteers Jane ( Nebel; 1934–2013) and Jim Henson (1936–1990). She has four siblings: Cheryl (born 1961), Brian (born 1963), John (1965–2014), and Heather Henson (born 1970).

Career[edit]

Henson is the CEO of The Jim Henson Company.[1]

Besides her direct television and movie work, she has been president of production for Columbia Pictures, and an executive for Warner Brothers. She holds a degree from Harvard University, where she majored in folklore and mythology and served as president of the Harvard Lampoon. She has also served on the Board of Overseers.

Filmography[edit]

Shorts[edit]

  • Run, Run (1965) - Child
  • Because of the Wonderful Things It Does: The Legacy of Oz (2005) - Herself
  • The Making of MirrorMask (2006) - Herself

Crew work[edit]

Television[edit]

  • Laugh Pad (2006) - Executive producer; Failed pilot
  • Late Night Buffet with Augie and Del (2006) - Executive producer; Failed pilot
  • The Skrumps (2007) - Executive producer; 9 episodes
  • Kingdom Hospital (2004) - Producer; 11 episodes
  • Frances (2008) - Executive producer; 6 episodes
  • Sid the Science Kid (2008-13) - Executive producer; 68 episodes
  • Dinosaur Train (2009-Present) - Executive producer; 89 episodes
  • Me and My Monsters (2010-11) - Executive producer; 26 episodes
  • Jim Henson's Pajanimals (2010) - Executive producer; 11 episodes
  • Doozers (2012-13) - Executive producer; 52 episodes
  • Teeny Tiny Dogs (2013) - Executive producer; Failed pilot
  • Good Morning Today (2013-14) - Executive producer; 20 episodes
  • No, You Shut Up! (2013-16) - Executive producer; 58 episodes
  • Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge (2014) - Executive producer; 8 episodes
  • Lily the Unicorn (2015) - Executive producer; Failed pilot
  • Good Morning America (2015) - Herself; 1 episode
  • Word Party (2016-Present) - Executive producer; 14 episodes
  • Dot.[2] (2016) - Executive producer
  • Julie's Greenroom (2017) - Executive producer

Film[edit]

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