November 27, 2018 07:16 PM
After updating on November 27, 2018 7:17 PM
Steve Hillenburg, creator SpongeBob, died on March 57, the company reported Nickelodeon. In 2017, the creator of the lung spong character said he had detected amyotrophic peripheral sclerosis (ALS), an incredible disease.
"Their original original and Bikini Bottoms world will continue for a long time as a reminder of the value of optimism, friendship and the unlimited power of the imagination," added the company.
Hil We are sorry to share the news about passing Stephen Hillenburg, the creature of SpongeBob SquarePants. Today, we observe a moment of silence to honor his life and work.
– Nickelodeon (@Nickelodeon) November 27, 2018
Stephen Hillenburg was born on August 21, 1961 in Oklahoma, United States. In 1984 he graduated from the university, where he studied a marine biology and started his taste for aquatic beings.
In 1987, he began his studies of experimental and specialized animation in the artistic field thanks to his passion when creating characters and pictures. The American animator was married to Karen Hillenburg, who had a son, Clai.
ALS is a disease that affects the nervous system, which affects physical functions and weakening muscles.