Bill Fagerbakke biography
The SpongeBob Movie: It's a Wonderful Sponge
Date of Birth: October 4, 1957
Born in Fontana, California, Bill Fagerbakke attended the University of Idaho where he received his B.A. in theater arts.
His first screen acting role was in the low budget film Perfect Strangers (1984). He next played a small role in the major motion picture The Secret of My Succe$s (1987), starring Michael J. Fox. In 1989, Fagerbakke became a regular on the hit TV sitcom Coach, playing Michael 'Dauber' Dybinski. The show ran until 1997, and during breaks from the series, he established himself as a voiceover artist, providing voices for animated features such as The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) and TV series such as Jumanji and SpongeBob SquarePants.
He reprised his SpongeBob role as Patrick Star for several video games, as well as in the feature The Spongebob SquarePants Movie (2004). He continues to do "live" acting as well, making guest appearances on series such as A Minute with Stan Hooper and The District and playing Tom Cullen in the Stephen King miniseries, The Stand.
He has two children with his wife, actress Catherine McClenahan.