Sunday , October 2 2022

20 minutes – The SpongeBob inventor dies at the age of 57


With the invention of the TV-character SpongeBob Squarepants, Stephen Hillenburg became known. Now came the comic artist at the age of 57 years.


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This is confirmed by Nickelodeon's TV station on Twitter: "We're sorry to share the news of the death of Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of SpongeBob Squarepants. Today, it's a minute of silence to honor his life and work."

Fans sing on Twitter

Last year, Hillenburg diagnosed ALS as a nervous disease. Still, he continued working with the SpongeBob series. He leaves a wife and a 10 year old boy.

The series's fans mourn in social networks. A user writes: "Thank you for creating this wonderful show. We wish the family a lot of strength."

Another user thanks: "Rest in peace Stephen Hillenburg, thank you for my childhood."


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