Rodger Albert Bumpass, is an American voice actor with credits in cartoons stretching back to The Jetsons. One of his most well known roles is the voice of Squidward Tentacles on SpongeBob SquarePants.
He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas. Present-day viewers know him as the voice of Squidward Tentacles, Dr. Gill Gilliam and the anchovies on the Nickelodeon animated series SpongeBob SquarePants, The Chief from Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego, Dr. Light on Teen Titans, Professor Membrane on Invader Zim and Wooper on The Pichu Brothers. He has also appeared in adult cartoons, such as Heavy Metal. Bumpass has over 693 film credits.
According to Matty Simmons' book, If You Don't Buy This Book We'll Kill This Dog - Life, Laughs, Love and Death at the National Lampoon, Bumpass was to star in a comedy called "Jaws 3 - People 0", for National Lampoon. It would have followed Animal House, and starred Bumpass with Bo Derek, who had just made her movie 10. Universal Studios canceled the deal before shooting. However, Bumpass starred in the filmed stage production "National Lampoon's Class of '86", which was released on VHS in 1986.