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John Henson Dead - Muppets Puppeteer Dies at Age 48

John Henson Dead - Muppets Puppeteer Dies at Age 48

John Henson, Muppets puppeteer and son of the late Jim Henson, has died at the age of 48.

The puppeteer passed away on Friday (February 14) from a sudden heart attack.

“It is with great sadness that we confirm that John Henson… died at age 48 of a sudden massive heart attack… while at home with his daughter,” the Jim Henson Company said in a statement on Facebook.

They added, “John served as a shareholder and board member of The Jim Henson Company. He leaves two daughters, Katrina (15) and Sydney (10) and his wife Gyongyi. A private service is being planned.”

We send our thoughts and prayers to John‘s family and friends during this difficult time.

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