Stephen Hillenburg, der Erfinder der Zeichentrickserie "SpongeBob Schwammkopf", ist am Montag im Alter von 57 Jahren an der Nervenkrankheit ALS gestorben. By Tribute on March 16, 2017 | 2 Comments. "SpongeBob Schwammkopf" ist eine der erfolgreichsten Zeichentrickserien. Er wurde am 21. LOS ANGELES — Stephen Hillenburg, who used his dual loves of drawing and marine biology to spawn the absurd undersea world of “SpongeBob SquarePants,” has died, Nickelodeon announced Tuesday. Stephen Hillenburg died Monday of Lou Gehrig's disease, also known as ALS, Nickelodeon said in a statement. Stephen McDannell Hillenburg (August 21, 1961 – November 26, 2018) was an American animator, voice actor, and marine science educator. Stephen Hillenburg wurde am 21. Erfinder Stephen Hillenburg ist im Alter von 57 Jahren gestorben. Da Hillenburg nicht der ist, der die Episoden schreibt, und ich nicht glaube das die meisten Drehbuchautoren ALS oder sonstiges haben, denke ich mal das selbst wenn Hillenburg sterben sollte (), es eine Chance besteht das die Serie auf ein gleiches Niveau bleiben wird, weil … Stephen Hillenburg, creator of the long-running hit Nickelodeon series SpongeBob SquarePants, has revealed that he has been diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease ALS.. Nickelodeon earlier confirmed that the maker of Spongebob Squarepants, one of the most-loved animation series in the world lost his battle with an unusual neurodegenerative disorder. Stephen Hillenburg war ein US-amerikanischer Comiczeichner und Zeichentrickfilmer, der die insbesondere in den USA populäre Zeichentrickfigur „SpongeBob Schwammkopf“ (1998) sowie die gleichnamige Zeichentrickserie rund um den Protagonisten in einer Welt auf dem Meeresgrund schuf. He was 57. He had announced he had the disease in March 2017. This year, an additional honor was presented to Spongebob Squarepants creator Stephen Hillenburg, 56, who was diagnosed last year with the neurodegenerative disease ALS. Stephen Hillenburg, the man behind “SpongeBob SquarePants,” revealed to Variety that he has been diagnosed with ALS. August 1961 geboren . Stephen Hillenburg, ... a neurodegenerative disease more commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease. They aired during a critical period for today’s 20-something adults. Stephen Hillenburg, creator of the long-running hit Nickelodeon series “SpongeBob SquarePants,” has revealed that he has been diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease ALS. ''SpongeBob SquarePants'' creator Stephen Hillenburg, who revealed an ALS diagnosis in 2017, has died, Nickelodeon confirmed. 'SpongeBob' creator Stephen Hillenburg says he has ALS The Associated Press The creator of Nickelodeon's long-running hit, SpongeBob SquarePants , says he … Those 60 episodes were the only ones personally overseen by creator Stephen Hillenburg, who died yesterday from ALS. SpongeBob creator Stephen Hillenburg diagnosed with ALS . Hillenburg served as the showrunner for the first three seasons of the show, which has become the fifth-longest-running American animated series. American animator and ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ creator Stephen Hillenburg first publicized his battle with ALS in March 2017. He was 57.