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Rodger Bumpass Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Rodger Bumpass Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 81 kg
Date of Birth November 20, 1951
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Spouse Angela Ann VanZandt

Rodger Bumpass is an American voice actor known for giving voice to the famous character Squidward Tentacles from the animated series SpongeBob SquarePantsHe has voiced many more characters like Hoffman in Batman: The Animated Series, Professor Membrane in Invader ZIM and Scorch in Ring Raiders. Apart from his career as a voice actor, he has also appeared in movies and TV shows.

Born Name

Rodger Dale Bumpass

Nick Name

Roger, Ridger

Rodger Bumpass smiling in a file photo
Rodger Bumpass smiling in a file photo (Isaiah Thompson / Instagram)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Little Rock, Arkansas, United States


Burbank, California, United States




Rodger grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas and went to Little Rock Central High School.

Later, he graduated from Arkansas State University in 1976 with a major in radio–TV and a minor in theater.


Actor, Voice Actor, Comedian


  • Father – Carroll C.
  • Mother – Virginia Cathey Bumpass
  • Siblings – He had 2 siblings. One of them died early.


Rodger is represented by William Morris Endeavor Entertainment.




5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


81 kg or 178.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Rodger has dated –

  1. Amy Stiller (2008) – American actress and sister of Ben Stiller, Amy Stiller was rumored to have been married with Rodger.
  2. Angela Ann VanZandt (2018-Present) – Screenwriter Angela Ann VanZandt and Rodger started dating in 2017. When they were studying, they were together at Little Rock Central High School in the same class. They got married on July 27, 2019. This was Rodger’s first marriage.
Rodger Bumpass, the voice of Squidward Tentacles on SpongeBob SquarePants
Rodger Bumpass, the voice of Squidward Tentacles on SpongeBob SquarePants (The Daytime Emmy® Awards / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color

Light Brown (Natural)

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Prominent nose

Rodger Bumpass at InvaderCON II
Rodger Bumpass at InvaderCON II (Sylvie Ne / YouTube)

Best Known For

Voicing the fictional character Squidward Tentacles on SpongeBob SquarePants, an American animated television series

First Film

Rodger made his theatrical film debut as a dancer in the American post-apocalyptic science-fiction action film, Escape from New York, in 1981.

He made his movie voice debut in 1981 in the Canadian-American adult animated sci-fi-fantasy film, Heavy Metal. He voiced the characters Hannover Fiste and Dr. Anrak.

First TV Show

Rodger’s made his TV show debut as an attendant in an episode of the crime and action TV series, Hart to Hart, in 1983.

His TV show voice debut was made in an episode of the animated series, Richie Rich, in 1982.

Bill Fagerbakke and Rodger Bumpass standing on the SpongeBob SquarePants panel at the San Diego Comic-Con in 2009
Bill Fagerbakke and Rodger Bumpass (standing) on the SpongeBob SquarePants panel at the San Diego Comic-Con in 2009 (Michelle Nakashima / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Rodger Bumpass Favorite Things

  • Movies – Airplane! (1980), The Naked Gun film series (1988-1994), Hot Shots! (1991), Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975), Platoon (1986)

Source –

Rodger Bumpass Facts

  1. He started receiving his training in theatre at a very early age.
  2. One of his Arkansas State University professors encouraged him to try acting as a career.
  3. Previously, he did multiple jobs like the announcer, film processor, cameraman, audio technician, and technical director at the ABC-affiliated television station, KAIT-TV.
  4. Rodger toured with the American humor magazine, National Lampoon until 1978 after winning a role in their music and comedy roadshow That’s Not Funny, That’s Sick in 1977.
  5. He has voiced many characters including Dr. Light on Teen Titans, The Chief from Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? and Professor Membrane on Invader Zim.
  6. Rodger was nominated for a 2012 Daytime Emmy Award for his role as Squidward on SpongeBob SquarePants.
  7. In 2006, a rumor claimed that Rodger had died in heart surgery.
  8. He once got arrested for DUI and was the first actor of SpongeBob SquarePants to be arrested.
  9. Rodger is not active on social media.

Featured Image by Rodger Bumpass at InvaderCON II

Did we miss anyone?


  1. His parents were named:
    • Carroll (father)
    • Virginia Cathey (mother)

    He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas.
    Based on Jonesboro, Arkansas.

  2. Additional information:
    • Campbell C. Bumpass (1902-1984) (Paternal Grandfather)
    • Vera Milholland Bumpass (1905-1966) (Paternal Grandmother)

    • Leonard Bumpass (Older Brother died in 1992)

    • Henry Cathey (Maternal Grandfather)
    • Pearl (Maternal Grandmother)


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