#180 Frank Oz / Stephanie Turner – 25 May 1944

Frank Oz

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.

Stephanie Turner

Stephanie Turner (born 25 May 1944 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England) is an actress. She is best known for the lead role of Inspector Jean Darblay in the first three series of the 1980s television BBC police drama Juliet Bravo. Prior to this, she had played Dennis Waterman’s screen wife, Alison Carter, in early episodes of The Sweeney and WPC Howarth in Z Cars.


Also born on this day :
Pierre Bachelet was a French singer-songwriter.
Takashi Murakami is a Japanese professional golfer.
Charlie Harper is the singer of the punk band UK Subs.
Tom Munnelly was an Irish folk-song collector.
Chris Ralston is a former England international rugby union player.
William R. Walker has been a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Peter Gowans was a Scottish-born football winger.
Judith Church from Beeston was the author of two books on local history.
Pasty Harris is an English cricketer.
Robert MacPherson is an American mathematician.
John Bunnell is a former Sheriff of Multnomah County, Oregon.
Tim Page is an English photographer.
Humberto Calzada is a Cuban-American Artist.

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