Mr. Lawrence Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Mr. Lawrence Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth January 1, 1969
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Spouse Mary Ann Lawrence

Mr. Lawrence is an American animator, screenwriter, and voice actor who is primarily recognized for animating and voicing the role of the character Sheldon J. Plankton on the iconic comedy TV series SpongeBob SquarePants. He is also noted for being the writer, storyboard artist, and episode director for the Nickelodeon animated TV series Rocko’s Modern Life (1993-1996).

Born Name

Douglas Lawrence Osowski

Nick Name

Mr. Lawrence, Doug, Biff

Mr. Lawrence at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con
Mr. Lawrence at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con (Michelle Nakashima / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

Residence

Burbank, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Mr. Lawrence studied at The Kubert School in Dover, New Jersey.

Occupation

Animator, Writer, Voice Actor, Comedian

Family

  • Father – Larry Osowski (Businessman)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Mr. Lawrence (Left) and Tom Kenny at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con
Mr. Lawrence (Left) and Tom Kenny at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con (Michelle Nakashima / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Girlfriend / Spouse

Mr. Lawrence has dated  –

  1. Mary Ann Lawrence

Race / Ethnicity

Caucasian

He is of Polish descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Mr. Lawrence during an event in July 2009
Mr. Lawrence during an event in July 2009 (Michelle Nakashima / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Distinctive Features

  • Center-parted neck length hair
  • Wears glasses
  • Dimpled smile
  • Oval-shaped face
  • Slender frame

Mr. Lawrence Favorite Things

  • Animated Characters To Voice – Sheldon J. Plankton from SpongeBob SquarePants
  • Cartoonist – Charles M. Schulz

SourceIMDb, My Central Jersey

Mr. Lawrence as seen in July 2009
Mr. Lawrence as seen in July 2009 (Michelle Nakashima / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

Mr. Lawrence Facts

  1. Mr. Lawrence began his career as a layout assistant for the Nickelodeon animated TV series, The Ren and Stimpy Show (1992-1993).
  2. Apart from portraying Sheldon J. Plankton for the animated TV series SpongeBob SquarePants, he has also voiced several recurring characters such as Potty the Parrot (season 10 onwards), the Realistic Fish Head, and Larry the Lobster for the show. He also started writing the show’s plot in season 10. From 2001 to 2015, he voiced these characters for multiple editions of the SpongeBob SquarePants video game franchise – starting from the 2001 original version, SpongeBob SquarePants: SuperSponge.
  3. Mr. Lawrence designed and drew the cover for the singer Weird Al Yankovic’s 1993 compilation album titled The Food Album.
  4. For Rocko’s Modern Life (1993-1996), he won the “Best Animated Programming Special or Series” at the 1995 CableACE Awards.
  5. For the 2003 TV series Johnny Talk, he put on several hats, working as the producer, animator, cartoonist, and writer-director of the show.
  6. Mr. Lawrence is also a standup comedian and has performed shows in cities like New Jersey and Los Angeles, where he has collaborated with the comedian Jeremy Kramer and comedy writer Martin Olson.
  7. For the Cartoon Network animated series Camp Lazlo (2005-2008), Mr. Lawrence again gave life with his voice to several characters such as Edward T. Platypus, Nurse Leslie, Dave, and Ping-Pong.
  8. In 2011, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for the TV series SpongeBob SquarePants in the “Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program” category.
  9. From 2012 to 2014, he was part of the action-comedy musical TV series The Aquabats! Super Show!, where he voiced the characters of ManAnt and the Announcer.
  10. He served as a writer for all 12 episodes of the 2016 short-format animated TV series Mighty Magiswords.
  11. He has voiced the Plankton characters in 3 live-action animated comedy movies as well – The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004), The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015), and The SpongeBob Movie: It’s a Wonderful Sponge (2020).
  12. For his voice acting work in the TV series SpongeBob SquarePants, he won the “Best Vocal Ensemble in a Television Series – Children’s/Educational” award at the 2013 BTVA Television Voice Acting Awards.
  13. For the 2015 live-action film The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, Mr. Lawrence won the “Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film” award at the 2016 BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Awards.

Featured Image by Michelle Nakashima / Flickr / CC BY-2.0

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  1. Mr. Lawrence is credited as a staff writer in all episodes from seasons 1, 2, 7-9A. Now promoted to story editor as of season 10.

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