Rodger Bumpass

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Rodger Bumpass
Rodger Bumpass - Standing at Panel - Cropped.jpg
Bumpass at the San Diego ComicCon, 2009
Born Rodger Albert Bumpass
(1951-11-20) November 20, 1951 (age 66)
Jonesboro, Arkansas, U.S.
Other names Roger Bumpass
Alma mater Arkansas State University
Occupation Actor, voice actor
Years active 1977–present
Known for Squidward Tentacles in Spongebob Squarepants

Rodger Albert Bumpass (born November 20, 1951) is an American actor 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.[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]

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 2009-06-21. 
  2. "Reports of Death of Squidward's "Voice" Premature". KAIT. August 28, 2006. Retrieved 2009-06-21. 
  3. Gallagher, Brian (11 July 2013). "The Spongebob Squarepants Movie 2 Sets Up Shop in Savannah, Georgia -". Retrieved 16 July 2013. 
  4. "Friday". St. Petersberg Times. August 26, 1981. Retrieved 2009-06-21. 
  5. "National Lampoon's Hot Flashes". Ocala Star-Banner. June 12, 1984. Retrieved 2009-06-21. 
  6. Bruckner, D. J. R. (May 25, 1986). "LAMPOON'S 'CLASS OF '86'". New York Times. paragraph 6. Retrieved 2009-06-21. 

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