Biography

Around the world, countless movie fans remember Toby Froud for his role as the “Baby Toby”  in Jim Henson’s 1986 feature film, Labyrinth.

The son of the film’s conceptual designer Brian Froud and puppet builder Wendy Froud, Toby Froud has spent a lifetime steeped in a world of goblins, faeries, trolls, puppet theatre and film-making. 

As well as creating art pieces and fantasy creations, Toby continues to create creatures, puppets and effects for Film and Television, such as  Creature Effects for “I am Not a Serial Killer”, also directing his own award winning short film “Lessons Learned”. 

From 2009 he has worked in the stop-motion industry as a puppet sculptor and fabricator, working with several companies including Laika. Toby’s work includes Para- Norman, The Boxtrolls, Kubo and the Two Strings and Missing Link.

Having spent almost 2 years supervising, sculpting and fabricating on the live action TV series Dark Crystal – Age of Resistance for Netflix, he has returned to stop- motion to work on Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio.

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