Frank Oz

1944 - Today

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Frank Oz (born Frank Richard Oznowicz; May 25, 1944) is an American actor, filmmaker and puppeteer. He began his career as a puppeteer, performing the Muppet characters of Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, and Sam Eagle in The Muppet Show, and Cookie Monster, Bert, and Grover in Sesame Street. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frank Oz has received more than 5,083,505 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Frank Oz is the 1,006th most popular actor (up from 1,148th in 2019), the 1,189th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,362nd in 2019) and the 149th most popular British Actor.

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  • 44

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  • 3.01

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  • 4.96

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Among actors, Frank Oz ranks 1,006 out of 10,030Before him are Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Peter Weller, Geneviève Bujold, Jan-Michael Vincent, Concha Velasco, and Kate Beckinsale. After him are Vincent D'Onofrio, Sydney Chaplin, DeForest Kelley, Eddie Redmayne, Jill Ireland, and Connie Nielsen.

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Among people born in 1944, Frank Oz ranks 114Before him are Sam Elliott, Patrice Chéreau, Andris Bērziņš, John Entwistle, Michelle Phillips, and Jan-Michael Vincent. After him are Pattie Boyd, Ashraf Marwan, Kelly Bishop, Rexhep Meidani, David J. Wineland, and Karin Schubert.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Frank Oz ranks 1,189 out of 6,924Before him are Scott Adkins (1976), John Rolfe (1585), Ron Dennis (1947), Elizabeth de Burgh (1289), Geoffrey Wilkinson (1921), and Kate Beckinsale (1973). After him are Roger Fenton (1819), Thomas Reid (1710), Sydney Chaplin (1885), Robert Recorde (1512), Jeremy Clarkson (1960), and Eddie Redmayne (1982).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Frank Oz ranks 149Before him are Imelda Staunton (1956), Robert Hardy (1925), Charlotte Gainsbourg (1971), Patrick Macnee (1922), Scott Adkins (1976), and Kate Beckinsale (1973). After him are Sydney Chaplin (1885), Eddie Redmayne (1982), Jill Ireland (1936), Emily Watson (1967), Vinnie Jones (1965), and David Hemmings (1941).

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