Stephen Hillenburg

1961 - 2018

Stephen Hillenburg

Stephen McDannell Hillenburg (August 21, 1961 – November 26, 2018) was an American animator and marine science educator. He is best remembered for creating the Nickelodeon animated television series SpongeBob SquarePants. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stephen Hillenburg has received more than 4,438,143 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 80th most popular film director.

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  • 4.4M

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  • 64.43

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  • 73

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.74

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.01

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Stephen Hillenburg ranks 81 out of 1,305Before him are Jean-Jacques Annaud, Dario Argento, Robert Bresson, Richard Attenborough, Peter Brook, and Ernst Lubitsch. After him are Werner Herzog, David Cronenberg, Sergei Parajanov, Michael Curtiz, Manoel de Oliveira, and Carlos Saura.

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Among people born in 1961, Stephen Hillenburg ranks 7Before him are Barack Obama, Diana, Princess of Wales, George Clooney, Michael J. Fox, Lothar Matthäus, and Ilham Aliyev. After him are Eddie Murphy, Nadia Comăneci, Manu Chao, Peter Jackson, Carl Lewis, and Bill de Blasio. Among people deceased in 2018, Stephen Hillenburg ranks 22Before him are John McCain, Peter Grünberg, Burt Reynolds, Riccardo Giacconi, Isao Takahata, and France Gall. After him are Arvid Carlsson, Robert Venturi, Jin Yong, Hubert de Givenchy, Jens Christian Skou, and Arto Paasilinna.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Stephen Hillenburg ranks 568 out of 12,171Before him are Dwayne Johnson (1972), Gene Kelly (1912), Martin Landau (1928), Gwen Stefani (1969), Louise Hay (1926), and John Cassavetes (1929). After him are Jim Jones (1931), Romina Power (1951), Ambrose Bierce (1842), Larry Hagman (1931), Paul Morphy (1837), and Gary Becker (1930).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Stephen Hillenburg ranks 19Before him are Oliver Stone (1946), Terry Gilliam (1940), Chuck Jones (1912), George A. Romero (1940), Robert Zemeckis (1952), and Howard Hawks (1896). After him are Ed Wood (1924), Robert Altman (1925), Jim Jarmusch (1953), Victor Fleming (1889), Terrence Malick (1943), and Jules Dassin (1911).

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