Henry Kissinger (b. 1923) is a German-born diplomat, author, and statesman best known for his stint as Richard M. Nixon's Secretary of State. He has been referenced by the Muppets a number of times over the years. He is the father-in-law of Jim Henson Company executive/producer Alex Rockwell.
- The original script for The Muppet Movie calls for a cameo which never came to fruition.
- Gonzo and Rizzo come across his book Diplomacy in a trunk in Muppet Treasure Island.
- In the book Baby Kermit's Christmas, Santa's list of naughty and nice children includes Kissinger's name.
- Larry King offers Johnny Fiama to get Kissinger on his show when Johnny and Sal appear on Larry King Live in 1996.
- When Wayne Brady impersonates Arnold Schwarzenegger on The Wayne Brady Show in 2003, Kermit says he didn't know Brady could do Henry Kissinger.