Stephen Hillenburg

Writer | Producer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004) | SpongeBob SquarePants (1999-2017) | The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
AWARDS 
Nominated for 9 Primetime Emmys. Another 5 wins & 3 nominations More »
AKA 
Stephen Hilleburg | Stephen Hillenberg | Steve Hillenburg
BORN 
Aug 21, 1961 (age 56)
HEIGHT 
5' 6" (1.68m)

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
  • Primary photo for SpongeBob SquarePants 3SpongeBob SquarePants 3 Executive Producer, Writer (character created by)  Less 2019 Announced
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for SpongeBob SquarePantsSpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series) Writer (creator) ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Executive Producer ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017 1 Released
Past Film & Video (18 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for BaywatchBaywatch Writer ("Spongebob Squarepants Theme")  Less 2017 $69MM $58MM
  • Primary photo for The Little PrinceThe Little Prince The Director And The Producers Wish To Thank  Less 2015 $81MM $1.3MM
  • Primary photo for The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of WaterThe SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water Baby in Stroller (voice), Executive Producer, Writer ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme", "Squeeze Me"), Writer (series "SpongeBob SquarePants"), Writer (story)  Less 2015 $74MM $163MM
  • Primary photo for Hollywood Blvd, USAHollywood Blvd, USA (Short) Director, Producer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Truth Has FallenTruth Has Fallen Special Thanks  Less 2013 $100K
  • Primary photo for Spongebob Squarepants 4D Attraction: The Great Jelly RescueSpongebob Squarepants 4D Attraction: The Great Jelly Rescue (Short) Writer (creator)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Tower HeistTower Heist Writer ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme")  Less 2011 $75MM $78MM
  • Primary photo for The Karate KidThe Karate Kid Writer ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme")  Less 2010 $40MM $177MM
  • Primary photo for SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongicusSpongeBob SquarePants: Spongicus (Video) Original Character Designer, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Alvin and the ChipmunksAlvin and the Chipmunks Writer ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme")  Less 2007 $60MM $217MM
  • Primary photo for The SpongeBob SquarePants MovieThe SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Parrot (voice), Storyboards, Director, Producer, Soundtrack ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme" , "Goofy Goober Song", "Song Dedicated to the Giant Squid of the World", "Now That We're Men"), Lyrics ("Goofy Goober Rock" a derivative of "I Wanna Rock"), Writer (story), Writer (television series SpongeBob SquarePants), Writer  Less 2004 $30MM $85MM
  • Primary photo for SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D RideSpongeBob SquarePants 4-D Ride (Short) Writer (characters)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for SpongeBob SquarePants: Nautical NonsenseSpongeBob SquarePants: Nautical Nonsense (Video) Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for SpongeBob SquarePants: Sponge BuddiesSpongeBob SquarePants: Sponge Buddies (Video) Director, Producer, Writer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for VerminVermin Sound Transferer  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for GreenerGreener (Short) Lots Of Thanks  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for WormholesWormholes (Short) Director  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for The Green BeretThe Green Beret (Short) Composer, Director  Less 1992
Past Television (10 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for SpongeBob SquarePantsSpongeBob SquarePants (TV Series) Writer (creator) ( 231 episodes, 1999–2017 ) , Executive Producer ( 206 episodes, 1999–2017 ) , Writer ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song") ( 188 episodes, 1999–2017 ) , Original Character Designer ( 161 episodes, 1999–2017 ) , Writer ( 43 episodes, 1999–2004 ) , Lyrics ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song") ( 8 episodes, 2009–2012 ) , Original Character Design ( 7 episodes, 2007–2015 ) , Potty / Miner / Party Extra / Painter / Potty the Parrot / Director ( 6 episodes, 2000–2004 ) , Lyrics (theme song) ( 4 episodes, 2011 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 1999 ) , Writer ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song Performed By Cee-Lo Green") ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Performer ("Bird Brains") ( 1 episode, 2002 ) , Animator ( 1 episode, 2006 ) , Writer ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song", "SpongeBob Squarepants Theme Song") ( 1 episode, 2000 ) , Writer ("Spongebob Squarepants Theme Song") ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Writer ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song" (uncredited), "Underwater Sun") ( 1 episode, 2002 ) , Composer (theme song) ( 1 episode, 2007 ) , Storyboard Director ( 1 episode, 1999 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Writer ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song", "Now That We're Men") ( 1 episode, 2003 ) , Writer ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song" (uncredited), "Hey All You People") ( 1 episode, 2001 ) , Lyrics ("You're Old") ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 1999–2017 240
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  • Primary photo for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonThe Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) Lyrics ("Theme from 'SpongeBob SquarePants'") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Egg CeteraEgg Cetera (TV Series) Special Thanks ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for Funny Show PresentsFunny Show Presents (TV Series) Writer (characters) ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for ParenthoodParenthood (TV Series) Writer ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • Solace (May 11, 2010) Writer ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme")  Less
  • Primary photo for The TroopThe Troop (TV Series) Writer ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme") ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 1
    • The Substitute (Jan 9, 2010) Writer ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme")  Less
  • Primary photo for The Mighty B!The Mighty B! (TV Series) Special Thanks ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for Diggs TailwaggerDiggs Tailwagger (TV Movie) Writer (additional writing)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Malcolm in the MiddleMalcolm in the Middle (TV Series) Writer ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • Malcolm Visits College (Mar 28, 2004) Writer ("SpongeBob SquarePants Theme Song")  Less
  • Primary photo for Rocko's Modern LifeRocko's Modern Life (TV Series) Director ( 20 episodes, 1993–1996 ) , Writer (additional writing) ( 18 episodes, 1993–1996 ) , Creative Director ( 13 episodes, 1996 ) , Creative Producer ( 13 episodes, 1996 ) , Storyboard Artist ( 13 episodes, 1994–1996 ) , Writer (story) ( 8 episodes, 1994–1996 ) , Writer ( 3 episodes, 1996 )  Less 1993–1996 33
    • Turkey Time/Floundering Fathers (Nov 24, 1996) Creative Director, Creative Producer, Writer (story) (segments: Turkey Time), Writer  Less
    • Put to Pasture/Future Schlock (Oct 10, 1996) Creative Director, Creative Producer, Writer (story), Writer  Less
    • Hypno-Puppy Luv/Driving Mrs. Wolfe (Oct 8, 1996) Creative Director, Creative Producer  Less
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Self (6 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Other (15 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS

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