Related Information for Kermit The FrogEVERYBODY TAGS HIM AS “BLACK METAL”Kermit the Frog is a Muppet and one of puppeteer Jim Henson’s most famous creations. Kermit was performed by Henson until his death in 1990. Since then, he has been performed by puppeteer Steve Whitmire.An early version of Kermit appeared in 1955, in a five minute puppet show for WRC-TV Sam and Friends. read more