Frank Oz

Highest Rated:
96% Monsters, Inc. (2001)
Lowest Rated:
26% The Stepford Wives (2004)
Birthday:
May 25
Birthplace:
Hereford, England, UK
Bio:
Born in Hereford, England, Frank Oz (born Frank Oznowicz) graduated from California's Oakland City College during 1962 and joined the humans behind Jim Henson's fledgling Muppet group as a puppeteer the following year. He was part of the first-season cast of Saturday Night Live as the Mighty Favag…

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Community Photos (57)

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story
  • Actor
-- 2014
78% Monsters University
  • Actor
$268.5M 2013
Little Shop Of Horrors: A Summer Of Musicals
  • Director
-- 2013
94% Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey
  • Frank Oz
$0.3M 2011
Sesame Street: Elmo And Zoe's Scientific Exploration
  • Actor
-- 2010
Sesame Street: Elmo's Animal Adventures
  • Actor
-- 2009
Muppets 201: Rarities from the Henson Vault
  • Actor
-- 2009
61% Death at a Funeral
  • Director
$8.4M 2007
Sesame Street: Elmo's Potty Time
  • Actor
-- 2006
Piggy Banks (Born Killers)
  • Actor
-- 2005
80% Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith 3D
  • Yoda
$380.2M 2005
75% Zathura
  • Robot
$28.0M 2005
Sesame Street: Count it Higher
  • Actor
-- 2005
Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy
  • Actor
-- 2004
Sesame Street - Fiesta!
  • Actor
-- 2004
26% The Stepford Wives
  • Director
$59.3M 2004
90% It's a Very Merry Muppet Christmas Movie
  • Animal
-- 2002
67% Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones 3D
  • Yoda
$310.3M 2002
96% Monsters, Inc.
  • Fungus
$34.0M 2001
73% The Score
  • Director
$70.3M 2001
Sesame Street - Computer Caper
  • Actor
-- 2001
Sesame Street - Let's Eat! Funny Food Songs
  • Actor
-- 2000
63% Muppets From Space
  • Animal
-- 1999
57% Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
  • Yoda
$43.5M 1999
80% Bowfinger
  • Director
-- 1999
77% The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
  • Bert
-- 1999
Sesame Street: The Great Numbers Game
  • Actor
-- 1998
73% In & Out
  • Director
-- 1997
45% Blues Brothers 2000
  • Prison Warden
-- 1997
70% Muppet Treasure Island
  • Benjamina Gunn (Miss Piggy)
-- 1996
70% The Indian in the Cupboard
  • Director
-- 1995
Sesame Street - Cookie Monster's Best Bites
  • Actor
-- 1995
Sesame Street - Put Down the Duckie
  • Actor
-- 1994
Muppet Classic Theater
  • Actor
-- 1994
World of Jim Henson
  • Actor
-- 1994
Sesame Street - Celebrates Around the World
  • Actor
-- 1993
69% The Muppet Christmas Carol
  • Animal
-- 1992
37% Housesitter
  • Director
-- 1992
41% Innocent Blood
  • Pathologist
-- 1992
Sesame Street: Sing, Hoot & Howl
  • Actor
-- 1991
82% What About Bob?
  • Director
-- 1991
The Muppets at Walt Disney World
  • Actor
-- 1990
Sesame Street - Monster Hits
  • Actor
-- 1990
The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson
  • Actor
-- 1990
88% Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
  • Director
-- 1988
A Muppet Family Christmas
  • Actor
-- 1987
Sesame Street - Christmas Eve on Sesame Street
  • Actor
-- 1987
Sesame Street: Learning About Letters
  • Actor
-- 1986
66% Labyrinth
  • The Wiseman
-- 1986
90% Little Shop of Horrors
  • Director
-- 1986
35% Spies Like Us
  • Test Monitor
-- 1985
91% Sesame Street Presents - Follow that Bird
  • Bert
-- 1985
81% The Muppets Take Manhattan
  • Director
  • Animal
  • Screenwriter
-- 1984
78% Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi
  • Yoda
-- 1983
88% Trading Places
  • Corrupt Cop
-- 1983
71% The Dark Crystal
  • Director
  • Aughra
-- 1982
Return of the Ewok
  • Actor
-- 1982
79% The Great Muppet Caper
  • Animal
  • Producer
-- 1981
The Muppets Go To The Movies
  • Actor
-- 1981
91% An American Werewolf in London
  • Mr. Collins
-- 1981
87% The Blues Brothers
  • Corrections Officer
-- 1980
96% Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back
  • Yoda
-- 1980
89% The Muppet Movie
  • Animal
-- 1979
Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas
  • Actor
-- 1977
The Muppet Show
  • Actor
-- 1976
Frog Prince
  • Actor
-- 1972
Muppet Musicians of Bremen
  • Actor
-- 1972
Sesame Street: Let's Make Music
  • Actor
-- 1969
Hey, Cinderella!
  • Actor
-- 1969
The Paperwork Explosion
  • Actor
-- 1967


TV SERIES   

Rating Title Credit Year
Leverage
2008-2012
  • Director
2011
Sesame Street
1969-2015
  • Actor
2005

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Quotes from Frank Oz's Characters

    1. Fozzie Bear: Should we just ask permission from those nice men with the rifles?
    From Muppets From Space. Submitted by Rowlf D (2 months ago)
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