Gregory Paul Williams is a puppeteer, puppet designer and writer. Williams’ career includes work on films and television shows including "Men in Black", Beakman’s World, Mighty Joe Young, Pee-wee’s Playhouse and The Showbiz Show with David Spade.

Williams was a background puppeteer on The Muppet Movie, and wrote two Muppet storybooks -- Kermit & Cleopigtra and The Case of the Missing Hat.

Official bio

Born and raised near the Hollywood sign, Greg's professional start came at age 15 with the well-known Bob Baker Marionettes. He performed with Bob across California, throughout Los Angeles and at the Bob Baker Marionette Theater.

An alumnus of Hollywood High, Greg attended UCLA graduating with a degree in Motion Pictures/Television. He began his work in puppet animation by with a series of award-winning educational films. As soon as he could get his hands on a computer, he began combining puppetry and computer animation, first with an Amiga and now a Macintosh.

After performing in The Muppet Movie, Greg sent a script to Jim Henson who hired him to write a series of popular children's books. Williams made the best-seller lists with his Fozzie Bear mystery, The Case of the Missing Hat, published by Random House/ Muppet Press.

He currently writes a column for the national periodical, The Puppetry Journal.

External links