Frank Oz (born Richard Frank Oznowicz; May 25, 1944) is an American film director, actor, voice actor and puppeteer.
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- He played Yoda the Star Wars films, puppeteering him in The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi and The Phantom Menace and voicing him in Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith and a vocal cameo in The Force Awakens.
- He played a corrupt cop in Trading Places
- In The Blues Brothers, he's the prison guard in charge of the prisoner's personal effects.
- Films he directed of co-directed include The Dark Crystal, The Muppets Take Manhattan, Little Shop of Horrors, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, What About Bob?, The Indian in the Cupboard, In & Out, Bowfinger, The Score, Death at a Funeral, and the 2004 adaptation of The Stepford Wives.
- "The Force is strong.""Wocka Wocka!"