Rodger Bumpass is an American actor, voice actor and comedian. He is known for his long-running role as Squidward Tentacles on the American animated television series “SpongeBob SquarePants”. He voices several other characters on the show as well, including the purple doctor fish and various anchovies. He also voiced The Chief in the animated series “Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?”, Professor Membrane from “Invader Zim” and Mr. Besser, the school principal in the animated series “The Kids from Room 402”. Bumpass has many other credits in animated films, animated television series, and video games.
In 1977 he won a role in the National Lampoon’s music and comedy road show That’s Not Funny, That’s Sick and toured with them until 1978. That same year, he appeared in the TV special Disco Beaver from Outer Space for HBO. In 1979, Bumpass was cast as the leading role in a National Lampoon film to be called Jaws 3, People 0 in which he would have a love scene with Bo Derek. However, the film was canceled due to objections by the creators of the movie Jaws. In 1980, Bumpass created the character of ‘Fartman’ to appear on the National Lampoon LP The White Album, which later inspired the Howard Stern character by the same name.
Bumpass is best known to present-day viewers as the voice of Squidward Tentacles and various incidental characters on the Nickelodeon animated comedy series SpongeBob SquarePants. In 2012, Bumpass received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for his role as Squidward. He is also known for voicing Dr. Light on “Teen Titans” and Toxie in the cult television show “Toxic Crusaders”. Bumpass has been voicing and acting in films since the 60s and has also appeared on stage through the mid 70s until the late 80s.
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The voice of Squidward Tentacles in “SpongeBob SqaurePants” and The chief in “Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?” discusses his career and takes questions form the audience.