The woman behind Miss Piggy

A Brooklyn woman has designed some famous characters.

Miss Piggy, the Phillie Phanatic and KC Wolf. What do these 3 characters have in common? They were all created by Bonnie Erickson.

Bonnie moved to NYC to work in theater years ago and never left.

"I was very curious about things. I was prepared when luck came my way, I had something to offer," Erickson said.

And that luck turned into an interview of a lifetime with Muppets creator Jim Henson.

"I never heard him say anything bad about anyone. He was very positive, " Erickson said.

Bonnie and Jim Henson worked together off and on for around 20 years. She created not only Ms. Piggy for the Muppets family, but also Statler & Waldorf. Bonnie and her husband, Wayde Harrison, also started their own business. Harrison/ Erickson Inc. makes puppets for commercials and sports teams mascots.

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