Born on May 9, 1955 you were destined for greatness from the moment you were conceived. At the age of 5 you made your TV debut on WCR-TV’s Sam & Friends.
After this inauspicious moment you had you big break in 1969 as a frequent guest star on Sesame Street often as a news reporter. During one guest appearance you debuted your first musical hit.
You eventually got your own hit show playing a long suffering stage manager of a fictitious theater show struggling to produce a quality program for a sparse and disaffected audience. You were always my favorite character on the show.
You are the object of affection for women who aren’t even in the same genome class but you handle it with grace and humor.
You are the king of guest appearances that include American Idol, Hollywood Squares, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire & Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show
You have guest hosted as Co-Anchor of ABC News, The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, Larry King Live, Extreme Home Makeover and many more.
In 2005 you received the honor of having your own series of US Postal Stamps.
A few other notable facts about you:
Referred as his “adopted son” by Charlie Gibson formerly of Good Morning America.
Awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Amphibious Letters by Southampton College.
Has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Nominated for an academy award for your song “The Rainbow Connection”.
Current spokesfrog for Ford, Pizza Hut, UPS.
Kermit The Frog ~ You are this weeks Hump Day Hottie