If you grew up watching Sesame Street, The Muppet Show or Star Wars then you are very familiar with the work of Frank Oz.

Frank Richard Oznowski was born on May 25, 1944 and has entertained a generation of children along with Jim Henson on Sesame Street.

Here is a handful of Frank's better known characters.

Sesame Street

Cookie Monster

Grover

Bert

The Muppet Show

Miss Piggy

Fozzie Bear

Animal (and the Snowths)

Sam the Eagle

Swedish Chef (Pig)

Star Wars: Episodes I,II,III, V, VI

Yoda

Fun fact: The middle three letters of Frank's license plate is PYK. (Piggy, Yoda, Kermit?)