The director Stephen Hillenburg passed away at age 57, too young.
Biography - A Short Wiki
Marine biologist, writer, and director best known for creating the highly popular Nickelodeon animated series SpongeBob SquarePants.
He married Karen Hillenburg and they had a son named Clay together.
How did Stephen Hillenburg die?
Lou Gehrig's Disease caused Stephen Hillenburg's death in 2018.
|Cause of death||Lou Gehrig's Disease|
|Age of death||57 years|
|Birthday||August 21, 1961|
|Death date||November 26, 2018|
|Place of death||San Marino, California, United States|
|Place of burial||Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, Specifically: Ashes scattered off the coast of Los Angeles County.|
The essence of the show is that SpongeBob is an innocent in a world of jaded characters. The rest is absurd packaging.Stephen Hillenburg
The morality we all grew up with and are accustomed to is what feels right.Stephen Hillenburg
I see SpongeBob on ice-cream trucks a lot, and I’ve got bootleg SpongeBob merchandise from Mexico.Stephen Hillenburg
A lot of things came out of my interest in marine biology, like the fact that there are scallops that fly in the air, and in SpongeBob’s world, scallops swim the same way in the ocean.Stephen Hillenburg
Twentysomethings thank me for their childhood… SpongeBob lives at the bottom of the sea, but he brings a lot of great stuff to the surface.Stephen Hillenburg