Stephen Hillenburg Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

Stephen Hillenburg died at age 57, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding director Stephen Hillenburg's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Marine biologist, writer, and director best known for creating the highly popular Nickelodeon animated seriesĀ SpongeBob SquarePants.

He married Karen Hillenburg and they had a son named Clay together.

How did Stephen Hillenburg die?

Stephen Hillenburg's death was caused by lou gehrig's disease.

Information about the death of Stephen Hillenburg
Cause of deathLou Gehrig's Disease
Age of death57 years
ProfessionDirector
BirthdayAugust 21, 1961
Death dateNovember 26, 2018
Place of deathSan Marino, California, United States
Place of burialCremated, Ashes scattered at sea, Specifically: Ashes scattered off the coast of Los Angeles County.

Quotes

I knew I wanted to create a character who was nerdy and kind of square, so when I drew a square sponge, everything came together. And originally his name was SpongeBoy, but there we couldn’t use that for trademark reasons.

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A natural sponge is not as funny. A square sponge also fit that squeaky-clean idea I was going for.

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One night, I was really beat; we worked really late and went to get food at some takeout place. And I leaned over against this gumball machine, just exhausted, and there was a SpongeBob looking back at me. And it’s just, like, ‘Oh, brother.’

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I do think that the attitude of the show is about tolerance. Everybody is different, and the show embraces that. The character SpongeBob is an oddball. He’s kind of weird, but he’s kind of special.

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You don’t want to work on a job where you’re looking at your watch.

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