Rodger Bumpass

Born Nov 20, 1951

Rodger Albert Bumpass is an American character actor and voice actor, who is noted for his long-running-roles as Squidward Tentacles on the hit series SpongeBob SquarePants, and The Chief from Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?. He also voiced Professor Membrane on Invader Zim. Bumpass has many other credits in animated films, animated television series, and video games.… Read More

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    Rodger Bumpass, Voice Of Squidward On 'sponge Bob Square Pants,' Arrested For Alleged Dui
    The Huffington Post - Jan 20, 2016
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    NYTimes - Feb 19, 2007
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    NYTimes - Jan 07, 2005
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1951 Birth Bumpass was born in Jonesboro, Arkansas on November 20, 1951. … Read More


1976 24 Years Old While at KAIT, he also wrote, produced, and performed in a late-night comedy program called Mid-Century Nonsense Festival Featuring Kumquat Theater. He graduated from A-State in 1976, and when encouraged by an A-State professor to consider professional theater, he went to New York in June 1977.
1977 25 Years Old In 1977 he won a role in the National Lampoon's music and comedy road show That's Not Funny, That's Sick and toured with them until 1978. … Read More
1979 27 Years Old In 1979, Bumpass was awarded the leading role in a National Lampoon film to be called Jaws: 3 People: in which he would have a love scene with Bo Derek. … Read More
1980 28 Years Old In 1980, Bumpass created the character of 'Fartman' to appear on the National Lampoon LP The White Album, which later inspired the Howard Stern character by the same name. … Read More


2012 60 Years Old In 2012, Bumpass received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for his role as Squidward on SpongeBob SquarePants.
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