He walked with a pencil just like a pen. Stephen Hillenburg, creator of SpongeBob, died in California at age 57 from neurodegenerative disease.
A prolific designer of a small yellow rectangle that accompanied a generation of viewers, this trained biologist, screenwriter and director, created his hit series in the late nineties. A person who sees life in pink color never breaks his freshness. After conquering a young audience, he will be shot 15 years later and will continue his career on a small screen. Almost 20 years after the first broadcast, there is still a new adventure of "SpongeBob" and around the world.