WHO IS STEPHEN HILLENBURG THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE ON THE RUN
WHO IS STEPHEN HILLENBURG?
The question arises in everyone’s mind that who is Stephen Hillenburg? Then his terrible death shivered SpongeBob SquarePants in 2018. And the latest movie is dedicated to him.
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?
Spongy and yellow and open is he?
It is none other than one and only SpongeBob SquarePants. This lovely sea sponge has been attracting audiences since 1999 when the show firstly premiered on Nickelodeon.
From that time to now, many things have been changed; people like the character and become part of their life. The characters Mr. Krabs, Sandy, Patrick, Squidward, are famous and widely spread too.
The show becomes the most excellent kid’s show all the time. Although, fans of the show also started to admire memories with the film as well.
When the SpongeBob SquarePants movie was released in 2004, then its liked by the audience very much. It becomes a massive, successful one. The success story was also there for the movie The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water was also there. That movie came in 2015, and everyone was fond of the movie.
A third is the SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run coming up on Netflix on Thursday, 5th November 2020. People are very excited and become in suspense for the story of the movie.
WANT TO KNOW WHO IS STEPHEN HILLENBURG?
Stephen Hillenburg is the maker of SpongeBob SquarePants. He works very hard and successfully makes his name as an American animator and marine science educator.
But the bad and sad thing is that Stephen Hillenburg passes away on 26th November 2018 at the age of 57.
Let’s look at Stephen’s life; he completed his graduation from Humboldt State University in 1984. He completed his graduation from Natural Resource Planning and Interpretation. This subject is not something special but focuses on marine resources.
He started his career at the Orange County Marine Institute as a Biology teacher. This institute is situated at Dana Point, California. This is the place from where he started to think about the SpongeBob.
He used to utilize his enthusiasm for art. He wrote stories and illustrate them by putting characters in it. Those characters become iconic and this imagination showed in his Nickelodeon series.
This is how his career in the animation world started in 1987. He accepted a degree in Experimental Animation from California Institute of Arts in Valencia. Stephen also achieved a master degree in 1992. He got the best Animated Concept award at the Ottawa International Animation Festival.
Along with SquareBob SquarePants, he served as showrunner for the first time. The show SpongeBob SquarePants first three seasons were between 1999 and 2004
STEPHEN HILLENBURG DEATH: HOW DID HE DIE?
Sadly, Stephen Hillenburg dies from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease or motor neuron disease (MND).
He got analyzed with ALS in March 2017 and died with the same as well. The statement which Nickelodeon passes after Stephen’s death is:
“We are unfortunate to know that Stephen Hillenburg passed away during his battle with ALS”. Everyone in Nickelodeon is fans of the show. The fans like the show very much along with that they show the sadness for the entire family. His show’s innocence and joy bring the happiness of the kids.