Frank Oz Awarded
Posted: January 24, 2002Director Frank Oz has been voted the Art Directors Guild's award for Contribution to Cinematic Imagery. The kudos will be presented at the Guild's Feb. 23 awards ceremonies at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Past recipients include Clint Eastwood, Blake Edwards, Robert S. Wise and Norman Jewison.
Oz became known for his collaborations with Jim Henson in performing Muppet characters. He also voiced the Yoda character in four "Star Wars" films, and directed such features as "Bowfinger" and "The Score."