Rodger Bumpass

American actor

Rodger Bumpass (born November 20, 1951) is an American actor and comedian who is 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.

Rodger Bumpass
Bumpass at the Paradise City Comic Con in 2016
Rodger Bumpass

(1951-11-20) November 20, 1951 (age 72)
Other namesRoger Bumpass
Alma materArkansas State University
  • Actor
  • comedian
Years active1977–present
Angela VanZandt (m. 2019)

Early life change

Bumpass was born Rodger Dale Bumpass in Little Rock, Arkansas on November 20, 1951.[1] Bumpass was educated at Arkansas State University. Bumpass was nominated for a 2012 Daytime Emmy Award for his role as Squidward Tentacles.

Personal life change

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]

In July 2019, Bumpass married Angela VanZandt, his high school sweetheart of 50 years.[3]

Legal troubles change

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.[4][5]

Filmography change

Voice roles change

Live-action roles change

References change

  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. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved June 21, 2009.
  4. "Rodger Bumpass from 'SpongeBob SquarePants' arrested for suspicion of DUI, police records say". January 20, 2016.
  5. "Rodger Bumpass, voice of Squidward on 'SpongeBob SquarePants,' arrested for alleged DUI". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on June 19, 2019. Retrieved October 6, 2019.
  6. "Friday". St. Petersberg Times. August 26, 1981. Archived from the original on March 28, 2020. 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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