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Stephen Hillenburg (I) (1961–2018)


Stephen Hillenburg is the creator of SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon's highest-rated cartoons for children and a staple of American television. Stephen was born on August 21st, 1961 in Lawton, Oklahoma and raised in Anaheim, California, Hillenburg became fascinated with the ocean as a child and developed an interest in art. He started his ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 10 Primetime Emmys. Another 7 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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(1999-2019)
(1993-1996)
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(2017)

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  Kamp Koral (TV Series) (based on characters created by - 13 episodes) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.13 ... (based on characters created by)
- Episode #1.12 ... (based on characters created by)
- Episode #1.11 ... (based on characters created by)
- Episode #1.10 ... (based on characters created by)
- Episode #1.9 ... (based on characters created by)
 2020 The SpongeBob Movie: It's a Wonderful Sponge (character created by) (filming)
  SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series) (creator - 224 episodes, 1999 - 2019) (writer - 54 episodes, 1999 - 2004) (created by - 14 episodes, 2005 - 2019) (written by - 2 episodes, 1999) (story - 1 episode, 1999)
- Episode #12.6 (2019) ... (creator)
- SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout (2019) ... (creator)
- Plankton's Old Chum/Stormy Weather (2019) ... (creator)
- Squirrel Jelly/The String (2018) ... (creator)
- FarmerBob/Gary & Spot (2018) ... (creator)
 2013-2016 Lego Spongebob (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Plankton!! (2016)
- Sleepy Time (2013)
- Boating School (2013)
 2015 Funny Show Presents (TV Series documentary) (characters - 1 episode)
- Smurfs-Parody (2015) ... (characters)
 2015 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (series "SpongeBob SquarePants") / (story)
 2011 Nicktoons MLB (Video Game) (characters: Spongebob, Patrick, Sandy, Larry the Lobster & The Flying Dutchman)
 2007 Diggs Tailwagger (TV Short) (additional writing)
 2004 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (story) / (television series SpongeBob SquarePants) / (written by)
 2004 SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D Ride (Short) (characters)
 2003 SpongeBob SquarePants Saves the Day (Video Game) (based on characters created by)
 2003 Nickelodeon Toon Twister 3D (Video Game)
 2002 Nickelodeon Party Blast (Video Game) (based on characters created by)
 2002 SpongeBob SquarePants: Nautical Nonsense (Video short) (writer)
 2002 SpongeBob SquarePants: Sponge Buddies (Video short) (written by)
  Rocko's Modern Life (TV Series) (additional writing - 18 episodes, 1993 - 1996) (story - 8 episodes, 1994 - 1996) (writer - 3 episodes, 1996)
- Turkey Time/Floundering Fathers (1996) ... (story - segment "Turkey Time") / (writer)
- Put to Pasture/Future Schlock (1996) ... (story) / (writer)
- Dumbells/Rug Birds (1996) ... (story - segment "Dumbells") / (writer)
- Heff in a Handbasket/Wallaby on Wheels (1996) ... (story - segment "Heff in a Handbasket")
- Closet Clown/Seat to Stardom (1996) ... (story - segment "Closet Clown")
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Alternate Names:

Stephen Hilleburg | Stephen Hillenberg | Steve Hillenburg

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

Our characters act silly, even totally ridiculous at times, and most of our jokes don't come out of pop cultural references. It seems like we're aiming at a child audience, everyone can laugh at the basic human traits that are funny. It's playful, the humor is playful, the world is playful. See more »

Trivia:

In March 2017, Hillenburg disclosed to Variety magazine that he had been diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a terminal illness that affects and causes the death of neurons that control the brain and the spinal cord. He released a statement to the publication, in which he said that he would continue to work on SpongeBob SquarePants (1999) "for as long as [he is] able." He added, "... See more »

Trademark:

Creator of Spongebob Squarepants

Star Sign:

Leo

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