|Born||Rodger Albert Bumpass
November 20, 1951
Jonesboro, Arkansas, U.S.
|Other names||Roger Bumpass|
|Alma mater||Arkansas State University|
|Occupation||Movie, television, voice actor|
|Known for||Squidward Tentacles in Spongebob Squarepants|
|Spouse||Amy Stiller (m. 2008–present)|
Rodger Albert Bumpass (born November 20, 1951) is an American movie, television, and voice actor who is mostly known for his roles as Squidward Tentacles in Spongebob Squarepants and as Professor Membrane in Invader Zim. Bumpass is also known for providing extra voices in Toy Story 2, A Bug's Life, and Tarzan.
Early life[change | change source]
Bumpass was born in Jonesboro, Arkansas on November 20, 1951. Bumpass was educated at Arkansas State University. He is currently married to Amy Stiller (the sister of Ben Stiller) since 2008. Bumpass was nominated for a 2012 Daytime Emmy Award for his role as Squidward Tentacles.
Personal life[change | change source]
During August 2006, rumors were circulated that Bumpass died during heart surgery. His death was noted on IMDb and in the Arkansas State University alumni newsletter. Bumpass confirmed that reports of his death were untrue.
References[change | change source]
- "Rodger Bumpass (1951–)". The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture. http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=4473. Retrieved 2009-06-21.
- "Reports of Death of Squidward's "Voice" Premature". KAIT. August 28, 2006. http://www.kait8.com/Global/story.asp?S=5335667. Retrieved 2009-06-21.