Rodger Bumpass
American actor
Rodger Bumpass
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.
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Rodger Bumpass, Voice Of Squidward On 'SpongeBob SquarePants,' Arrested For Alleged DUI
The Huffington Post - about 1 year
Rodger Bumpass, the voice of Squidward Tentacles on the animated TV series "SpongeBob SquarePants," was arrested in Burbank on Friday on suspicion of drunk driving. Police found Bumpass leaning against his blue PT Cruiser, which was stopped in the middle of a road, the Los Angeles Times reported. When officers approached, he walked away and nearly fell.  More...
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TELEVISION REVIEW; Lincoln? Washington? Nope. Patrick!
NYTimes - about 10 years
The phenomenon that is ''SpongeBob SquarePants'' is a little like the prose of James Joyce or the music of Sun Ra: there are those who love it with a deep, intense passion, and those who just don't get it. For anyone seeking a way into the highly stylized and bizarre ''SpongeBob'' world, the best approach -- as befits a cartoon set under the sea --
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The Listings
NYTimes - about 12 years
A selective listing by critics of The Times: New or noteworthy Broadway and Off Broadway shows this weekend. Approximate running times are in parentheses. * denotes a highly recommended show. + means discounted tickets were available at the Theater Development Fund's TKTS booth for performances last Friday and Saturday nights. ++ means discounted
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The Listings
NYTimes - about 12 years
Theater A selective listing by critics of The Times: New or noteworthy Broadway and Off Broadway shows this weekend. Approximate running times are in parentheses. * denotes a highly recommended show. + means discounted tickets were available at the Theater Development Fund's TKTS booth for performances last Friday and Saturday nights. ++ means
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The Listings
NYTimes - about 12 years
Theater A selective listing by critics of The Times: New or noteworthy Broadway and Off Broadway shows this weekend. Approximate running times are in parentheses. * denotes a highly recommended show. + means discounted tickets were available at the Theater Development Fund's TKTS booth for performances last Friday and Saturday nights. ++ means
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The Listings
NYTimes - about 12 years
Theater A selective listing by critics of The Times: New or noteworthy Broadway and Off Broadway shows this weekend. Approximate running times are in parentheses. * denotes a highly recommended show. + means discounted tickets were available at the Theater Development Fund's TKTS booth for performances last Friday and Saturday nights. ++ means
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THE LISTINGS
NYTimes - about 12 years
A selective listing by critics of The Times: New or noteworthy Broadway and Off Broadway shows this weekend. Approximate running times are in parentheses. * denotes a highly recommended show. + means discounted tickets were available at the Theater Development Fund's TKTS booth for performances last Friday and Saturday nights. ++ means discounted
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The Listings
NYTimes - about 12 years
Theater A selective listing by critics of The Times: New or noteworthy Broadway and Off Broadway shows this weekend. Approximate running times are in parentheses. * denotes a highly recommended show. + means discounted tickets were available at the Theater Development Fund's TKTS booth for performances last Friday and Saturday nights. ++ means
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FILM REVIEW; Absorbency Plus Frivolity, A Blend the World Needs
NYTimes - over 12 years
In the wake of the recent election, there's been some talk of healing, but until today no single figure has emerged with the capacity to repair the deep fissures in the body politic. We are so hung up on blue states and red states that our only hope may lie in the primary color that has been left off the map. We need something -- or someone --
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BROADWAY
NYTimes - over 30 years
THERE are some neighbors who carry neighborliness just a centimeter further than most - but what a centimeter! Take, for example, Raymond Girard, a documentary film maker who lives in Sarasota, Fla., across the street from Joseph Hayes, the playwright who wrote ''The Desperate Hours.'' Mr. Girard invited Mr. Hayes to one of his screenings and the
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CABARET: LAMPOON'S 'CLASS OF '86'
NYTimes - over 30 years
IN the final skit of the National Lampoon's ''Class of '86'' at the Village Gate theater, President Reagan, asleep in the Oval Office, dreams of riding his horse off to rescue a woman from the clutches of Libyan leader Muammar el-Qaddafi. In general, the targets of the satire here will be familiar to the readers of the Lampoon, and those who recall
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STAGE: AT VILLAGE GATE, 'EL GRANDE DE COCA-COLA'
NYTimes - about 31 years
''EL GRANDE DE COCA-COLA'' has returned to New York with a partly new version of the popular 1973 musical revue, a classic of fractured Spanish and splintered tomfoolery. A knowledge of the language -or of any language - is not necessary for one to enjoy the show. It is muy ridiculo y histerico, somewhat in the manner of Monty Python, and a great
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Rodger Bumpass
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2012
    Age 60
    In 2012, Bumpass received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for his role as Squidward on SpongeBob SquarePants.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1980
    Age 28
    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.
    More Details Hide Details Bumpass is best known to present-day viewers as the voice of Squidward Tentacles, Dr. Forrest and the anchovies on the Nickelodeon animated comedy series SpongeBob SquarePants. He is also known for voicing The Chief from Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? Dr. Light on Teen Titans, and Professor Membrane on Invader Zim. Though he has been voicing and acting in films since the 60s, and had also appeared on stage through the mid 70s until the late 80s. Bumpass has over 693 film credits, according to IMDb.
  • 1979
    Age 27
    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.
    More Details Hide Details However, the film was canceled due to objections by the creators of the movie Jaws.
  • 1977
    Age 25
    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.
    More Details Hide Details That same year, he appeared in the TV special Disco Beaver from Outer Space for HBO.
  • 1976
    Age 24
    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.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1951
    Born
    Bumpass was born in Jonesboro, Arkansas on November 20, 1951.
    More Details Hide Details He attended Little Rock Central High School where he received his first training in theater. He attended Arkansas State University where he majored in radio–TV and minored in theater. He worked at the campus radio station and also at Jonesboro's Raycom Media owned ABC-affiliated television station, KAIT-TV, where he had multiple duties as announcer, film processor, cameraman, audio technician, and technical director.
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