Rodger Bumpass

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Rodger Bumpass
Rodger Bumpass - Standing at Panel - Cropped.jpg
Bumpass at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con
Born
Rodger Albert Bumpass

(1951-11-20) November 20, 1951 (age 67)
Other namesRoger Bumpass
Alma materArkansas State University
OccupationActor, voice actor, comedian
Years active1977–present
Known forSquidward Tentacles in SpongeBob SquarePants

Rodger Albert Bumpass (born November 20, 1951) is an American actor, voice actor, and comedian, best known for his roles as Squidward Tentacles in SpongeBob SquarePants and Professor Membrane in Invader Zim. He 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 Rodger Albert Bumpass in Little Rock, Arkansas on November 20, 1951.[1] 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.[2]

Legal troubles[change | change source]

On January 19, 2016, Bumpass was arrested just after midnight for alleged driving under the influence in Burbank, California. He was later released on a $15,000 bail the next morning.[3][4]

Filmography[change | change source]

Voice roles[change | change source]

Live-action roles[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Rodger Bumpass (1951–)". The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture. Retrieved June 21, 2009.
  2. "Reports of Death of Squidward's "Voice" Premature". KAIT. August 28, 2006. Retrieved June 21, 2009.
  3. https://abc7.com/entertainment/actor-from-spongebob-arrested-for-suspicion-of-dui-police-records-state/1166309/
  4. https://ew.com/article/2016/01/19/spongebob-squarepants-actor-rodger-bumpass-arrested-dui/amp/
  5. Gallagher, Brian (July 11, 2013). "The Spongebob Squarepants Movie 2 Sets Up Shop in Savannah, Georgia - MovieWeb.com". MovieWeb.com. Retrieved July 16, 2013.
  6. "Friday". St. Petersberg Times. August 26, 1981. Retrieved June 21, 2009.
  7. "National Lampoon's Hot Flashes". Ocala Star-Banner. June 12, 1984. Retrieved June 21, 2009.
  8. Bruckner, D. J. R. (May 25, 1986). "LAMPOON'S 'CLASS OF '86'". New York Times. paragraph 6. Retrieved June 21, 2009.

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