Stephen Hillenburg, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age and Birthday

The Director Stephen Hillenburg passed away at age 57; this age of death has to be considered premature. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Stephen Hillenburg and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Marine biologist, writer, and director best known for creating the highly popular Nickelodeon animated series SpongeBob SquarePants.

He married Karen Hillenburg and they had a son named Clay together.

How did Stephen Hillenburg die?

Stephen Hillenburg's death was caused by Lou Gehrig's Disease.

Information about the death of Stephen Hillenburg
Cause of deathLou Gehrig's Disease
Age of death57 years
ProfessionDirector
BirthdayAugust 21, 1961
Death dateNovember 26, 2018
Place of deathSan Marino, California, United States
Place of burialCremated, Ashes scattered at sea, Specifically: Ashes scattered off the coast of Los Angeles County.

Quotes by Stephen Hillenburg

I always pushed back on doing long-form. I imagined SpongeBob as being simple, and I wanted to concentrate on character humor.

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I see SpongeBob on ice-cream trucks a lot, and I’ve got bootleg SpongeBob merchandise from Mexico.

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I wanted to do a show about a character that was an innocent, and so I focused on a sea sponge because it’s a funny animal, a strange one.

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One night, I was really beat; we worked really late and went to get food at some takeout place. And I leaned over against this gumball machine, just exhausted, and there was a SpongeBob looking back at me. And it’s just, like, ‘Oh, brother.’

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I was planning on being a starving artist.

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