SpongeBob SquarePants Creator Stephen Hillenburg Dies After Battle With ALS

His hit animated Nickelodeon series averages more than 100 million total viewers each quarter

Stephen Hillenburg, who created one of the most popular animated series of all time in Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants, died on Monday after a struggle with ALS.

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