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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)
- Breakin' (2019) ... (creator)
- SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout (2019) ... (creator)
- Plankton's Old Chum/Stormy Weather (2019) ... (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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3 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Stephen Hilleburg | Stephen Hillenberg | Steve Hillenburg

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[when asked why the octopus has six tentacles instead of eight:] "Technically I just thought he'd be a little too cumbersome as a character to have too many legs visible. Maybe that's why he's so angry!" See more »

Trivia:

Owns a production company called United Plankton Pictures. See more »

Trademark:

Creator of Spongebob Squarepants

Star Sign:

Leo

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