‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ creator dies at age 57

FILE PHOTO: Stephen Hillenburg, Creator of the popular animated series Spongebob Squarepants is interviewed in Singapore. REUTERS/Luis Enrique Ascui

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “SpongeBob SquarePants” creator Stephen Hillenburg, who brought the zany cartoon marine underworld of Bikini Bottom to television, the movies and the stage, has died at the age of 57, the Nickelodeon television network said on Tuesday. Hillenburg had said last year that he was suffering from the neurodegenerative disease ALS, also […]

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