Kermit Scott



Age: 71


Summary: childhood friend of proto-Muppet creator Jim Henson believed to be the inspiration of Kermit the Frog, one of Henson's most famous creations, whom they grew up as friends in Leland, a small Mississippi Delta town now home to a Muppets museum, where he shared his namesake's whimsical smile but the Henson family moved away from Leland and the two lost tough, and who later became a philosophy professor at Yale, Purdue, and Millsaps College and was an advocate for the poor.



Cause of Death: Not released


Born: October 18, 1936


Died: May 26, 2008


Location: Monroe, Mississippi