Lisa Henson

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Lisa Henson
Lisa Henson.jpg
Born (1960-05-09) May 9, 1960 (age 56)
Westchester County, New York
Occupation Producer
Parent(s) Jim Henson (1936–1990)
Jane Henson (1934–2013)
Relatives Cheryl Henson (born 1961)
Brian Henson (born 1963)
John Henson (1965–2014)
Heather Henson (born 1970)

Lisa Marie Henson (born May 9, 1960) is a television and movie producer who has been involved in television shows such as Sid the Science Kid and blockbuster movies Lethal Weapon, Batman and Batman Returns. She is the daughter of puppeteers Jane and Jim Henson, and the sister of Brian Henson and John Henson.

She 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]

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]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.henson.com/aboutus_content.php?content=lisa
  2. ^ http://henson.com/press_releases/2016-02-03.pdf

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