Stephen Hillenburg the creator of 'SpongeBob SquarePants' died after a battle with ALS at 57 years old The creator of “SpongeBob SquarePants” Stephen Hillenburg has died after a battle with ALS at the age of 57 Hillenburg was a marine biologist before he decided to go back to school to study experimental animation The cartoonist then went on to create the Nickelodeon TV show “SpongeBob SquarePants” combining two of his interests animation and sea creatures ___ Hillenburg’s show became a success and has been dubbed or subtitled into more than 60 languages Two feature films were based on the SpongeBob series the first of which Hillenburg wrote produced and directed The cartoon was also recently adapted into a Broadway musical that earned 12 Tony Award nominations ___ Nickelodeon said in a statement - Steve imbued SpongeBob SquarePants with a unique sense of humor and innocence that has brought joy to generations of kids and families everywhere His utterly original characters and the world of Bikini Bottom will long stand as a reminder of the value of optimism friendship and the limitless power of imagination” __ Photo Junko Kimura-Getty Images Meme

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