Tom Kenny and the Hi-Seas
A two-time Annie Award winner, Tom Kenny is best known as the voice of SpongeBob SquarePants, a character he has voiced since 1999. His varied voice-over career includes other memorable characters such as the Ice King ("Adventure Time"), the Mayor ("The Powerpuff Girls"), Heffer Wolfe ("Rocko's Modern Life"), Dog ("CatDog"), and Spyro the Dragon.
In addition to voicing the lead role of “SpongeBob” in the Nickelodeon hit animated series SpongeBob SquarePants, Tom Kenny is also familiar to Nick viewers as the voices of Dog in “CatDog” and Heffer in “Rocko’s Modern Life.” His additional television voice work includes Lumpus the Moose on “Camp Lazlow” and Eduardo on “Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends.” He has also been a regular cast member on the animated series “Super Robot Monkey Team,” “My Gym Partner is a Monkey,” “Handy Manny,” “Futurama,” “Dexter’s Laboratory,” “Johnny Bravo” and “Powerpuff Girls.” His voice talents can also be heard on the hit series “Adventure Time” as the Ice King and the new educational series for PBS, “Wordgirl”. Tom is also a cast member on “Ultimate Spiderman” for Disney XD, “Henry Hugglemonster” for Disney Jr., and “Brickleberry,” the animated series for Comedy Central. His voice can also be heard in feature films as various robots in “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” and as Rabbit in “Winnie the Pooh.”
Kenny was a regular cast member of HBO’s critically acclaimed sketch program “Mr. Show with Bob and David” and appeared as the office loser Persky on “Just Shoot Me.” He has also guest-starred on “The Drew Carey Show,” “Brotherly Love” and “Unhappily Ever After.” Kenny creeped out audiences as the evil Binky the Clown in the cult film “Shakes the Clown” and starred with his wife (Jill Talley) in the Smashing Pumpkins’ award-winning video for their song “Tonight, Tonight.”
An aficionado of old blues, jazz, country and rockabilly music, Kenny occasionally moonlights with his band, performing songs from his extremely obscure record collection. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Jill, son McKinley and daughter Nora.