Jim Henson's Son John Henson Dies at 48, Leaves Behind Wife Gyongyi and Kids

By Deena Bustillo on
John Henson, the son of Muppets creator Jim Henson, passed away  at the age of 48. John, who followed his father into puppeteering, died of a heart attack Friday.Henson was the puppeteer for the ogre Sweetums and did so in the Muppets movies from the '80s  until 2005. He was the fourth of Henson's children.The company released a statement on his passing: "It is with great sadness that we confirm that John Henson, son of Jim and Jane Henson and brother to Lisa, Cheryl, Brian and Heather, died...Read Full Story