Frank Oz

25 May 1944

Actor, Director, Producer, Writer

Frank Oz (born Richard Frank Oznowicz; May 25, 1944) is a British-born American film director, actor, voice actor and puppeteer who is known for creating and performing the characters Miss Piggy and Fozzie Bear in The Muppet Show and for directing films, including the 1986 Little Shop Of Horrors remake and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. He is also the operator and voice of Yoda in the Star Wars series.

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Filmography (51 titles)

(movie, 2017)
···Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Science Fiction, Action
Role: Actor (as Yoda (voice))
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Yoda (voice cameo))
(movie, 2015)
···Inside Out
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Subconscious Guard Dave (voice))
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Yoda (Voice))
(movie, 2013)
···Monsters University
Genre: Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Fungus (voice))
(movie, 2007)
···Death at a Funeral
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Director
(movie, 2005)
···Zathura: A Space Adventure
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Robot ( voice ))
Genre: Science Fiction, Adventure, Action
Role: Actor (as Yoda (Voice))
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Yoda)
(movie, 2004)
···The Stepford Wives
Genre: Action, Comedy, Science Fiction
Role: Director
Genre: Adventure, Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Yoda (Voice))
(movie, 2001)
···The Score
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Role: Director
(movie, 1999)
···Bowfinger
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 1999)
···Muppets from Space
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Actor (as Miss Piggy)
Genre: Adventure, Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Yoda (voice))
(movie, 1997)
···In & Out
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1996)
···Muppet Treasure Island
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Family
Role: Producer
(movie, 1995)
···The Indian in the Cupboard
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Role: Director
(movie, 1994)
···Muppet Classic Theater
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Miss Piggy · Fozzie Bear (Emperor))
(movie, 1992)
···The Muppet Christmas Carol
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Drama
Role: Producer
(movie, 1992)
···Innocent Blood
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Pathologist)
(movie, 1992)
···Housesitter
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Director
(movie, 1991)
···What About Bob?
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director
(movie, 1991)
···What About Bob?
Genre: Comedy
Role: Director
Genre: Comedy, Music, Family
Role: Actor (as Miss Piggy · Fozzie Bear · Animal)
(series, 1989)
···The Jim Henson Hour
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
With: Frank Oz
Role: Actor (as Miss Piggy (1989-1990) · Fozzie Bear (1989-1990) · Additional Muppets (1989-1990))
(movie, 1988)
···Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Director
(movie, 1987)
···A Muppet Family Christmas
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Role: Actor (as Various Characters)
(movie, 1986)
···Little Shop of Horrors
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music
Role: Director
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Fozzie Bear · Miss Piggy · Sam the Eagle · Bert · Animal · G)
(movie, 1985)
···Spies Like Us
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Test Monitor)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music
Role: Actor (as Cookie Monster · Bert · Grover)
(movie, 1984)
···The Muppets Take Manhattan
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Family
Role: Actor, Director, Writer
(movie, 1983)
···Trading Places
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Corrupt Cop)
(movie, 1983)
8.6Return of the Jedi
Genre: Adventure, Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Yoda (voice))
(movie, 1983)
···Big Bird in China
Genre: Comedy, Adventure, Family
Role: Actor (as Bert · Cookie Monster · Grover)
Genre: Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Bert · Cookie Monster · Grover)
(movie, 1982)
···The Dark Crystal
Genre: Fantasy
Role: Actor, Director
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Miss Piggy)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Role: Actor (as Mr. Collins · Miss Piggy)
(movie, 1981)
···The Great Muppet Caper
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Role: Actor (as Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal)
(movie, 1981)
···The Muppets Go to the Movies
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Fozzie Bear · Miss Piggy · Sam the Eagle)
(movie, 1980)
···The Blues Brothers
Genre: Music, Comedy, Action, Crime
Role: Actor (as Corrections Officer)
(movie, 1980)
9.1The Empire Strikes Back
Genre: Adventure, Action, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Yoda (Voice))
(movie, 1979)
···The Muppet Movie
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Miss Piggy · Fozzie Bear · Animal · Sam the Eagle · Doc Hopper's Men · Marvin Suggs (uncredited) · Swedish Chef (hands) (uncredited) · Motorcycle Guy (uncredited) (voice))
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Role: Actor (as Fozzie Bear · Miss Piggy · Animal · Sam the Eagle)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Musical
Role: Actor (as Bert · Cookie Monster · Grover)
(series, 1976)
···The Muppet Show
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Role: Actor (as Miss Piggy (1977-1981), Fozzie Bear (1976-1981) · Animal (1976-1981) · Snowths (1976) · Mildred (1976) · George (1976-1977) · Stole (1976) · Female Whatnot's (1976-1981), Bert (1976), Swedish Chef (hand's) (1976-)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Role: Actor (as Animal · Sam the Eagle · Theodore Roosevelt · Forcryingoutloud Bird · Ruler · Purple Heap · Bert · Pig · George the Janitor)
(movie, 1974)
···The Muppets Valentine Show
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Muppy · George · Bert · Male Koozebanian)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Role: Actor (as Rat · Additional Muppet Performer)