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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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 2021 Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years (TV Series) (based on characters created by - 13 episodes) (filming)
- Episode #1.1 (2021) ... (based on characters created by)
- 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)
 2021 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Rehydrated (characters) / (story) / (written by) (filming)
 2020 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (based on: the television series "SpongeBob SquarePants", created by)
  SpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series) (creator - 229 episodes, 1999 - 2020) (writer - 54 episodes, 1999 - 2004) (developer - 25 episodes, 2018 - 2020) (created by - 14 episodes, 2005 - 2020) (story - 2 episodes, 1999 - 2006) (written by - 2 episodes, 1999)
- Swamp Mates/One Trick Sponge (2020) ... (creator)
- Lighthouse Louie/Hiccup Plague (2020) ... (creator)
- Jolly Lodgers/Biddy Sitting (2020) ... (creator)
- Who R Zoo? (2020) ... (creator)
- Escape from Beneath Glove World (2020) ... (creator)
 2019 The SpongeBob Musical: Live on Stage! (TV Movie) (Based on the Original Series created by)
 2019 SpongeBob Band Geeks Reanimated Collab (Short) (creator)
 2019 SpongeBob Reanimated Collab (Short) (creator) / (written by)
 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 (based on: the series "SpongeBob SquarePants", created by) / (story by)
 2011 Nicktoons MLB (Video Game) (characters: Spongebob, Patrick, Sandy, Larry the Lobster & The Flying Dutchman)
 2011 Spongebob Squigglepants (Video Game) (creator)
 2010 SpongeBob's Boating Bash (Video Game) (creator)
 2009 SpongeBob's Truth or Square (Video Game) (creator)
 2009 SpongeBob SquarePants: Spongicus (Video) (creator)
 2007 Diggs Tailwagger (TV Short) (additional writing)
 2007 SpongeBob's Atlantis SquarePantis (Video Game) (creator)
 2005 SpongeBob SquarePants: Lights, Camera, Pants! (Video Game) (creator)
 2005 SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D: Ride (Short) (characters)
 2004 The SpongeBob Squarepants Movie (Video Game) (creator) / (original story)
 2004 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (story by) / (television series SpongeBob SquarePants) / (written by)
 2003 SpongeBob SquarePants Saves the Day (Video Game) (based on characters created by)
 2003 SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom (Video Game) (creator)
 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)
 2001 SpongeBob SquarePants: SuperSponge (Video Game) (creator)
  Rocko's Modern Life (TV Series) (developer - 38 episodes, 1993 - 1996) (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) ... (creator) / (story - segment "Heff in a Handbasket")
- The High-Five of Doom/Fly Burgers (1996) ... (creator)
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Alternate Names:

Stephen Hilleburg | Stephen Hillenberg | Steve J. Hillenburg | Steve Hillenburg

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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When you set out to do a show about a sponge, you don't expect the kind of appeal that he's had. [Detroit News, August 8, 2002] See more »

Trivia:

As a child he loved the films of Jacques Cousteau, so Stephen Hillenburg earned a degree in natural-resource planning and interpretation, with an emphasis in marine resources from Humboldt State University (Arcata, Calif.) in 1984. For three years he taught marine biology at the Orange County Marine Institute (now known as the Orange County Ocean Institute), in Dana Point, California. He had ... See more »

Trademark:

Creator of Spongebob Squarepants

Nickname:

Steve

Star Sign:

Leo

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