STAR WARS: EPISODE III
REVENGE OF THE SITH
Director FRANK OZ's (Yoda) prolific filmmaking career has ranged
from Muppet movies to Little Shop of Horrors to Bowfinger to The Score.
Oz was born in Hereford, England, in 1944. Earlier in his career he was known
for his creative collaborations with the famed Jim Henson performing many Muppet
characters, including Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, and Animal, as well as Bert,
Grover, and Cookie Monster. Henson and Oz worked together on Sesame Street,
Saturday Night Live, The Muppet Show and dozens of other projects. For his work
on television, Oz is the recipient of four Emmy Awards. He has performed the
unforgettable Jedi Master Yoda in four Star Wars films.
Oz also has been awarded two George Foster Peabody awards, The American
Comedy Awards' Creative Achievement Award, Art Director's Guild Award for
Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery, three gold and two platinum
records and other awards and honors.
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