William Mark "Bill" Fagerbakke (born October 4, 1957; age 63) is an American actor and voice actor. He is a main cast member on SpongeBob SquarePants, voicing Patrick Star. He also had a live performance in two special episodes: "Ugh" as Cavey and "Friend or Foe" as Mr. Pirateson. He is best known for his role as Grimace in the McDonald's franchise and The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald.
Outside of SpongeBob, he is known for playing Assistant Coach Michael "Dauber" Dybinski on the TV series Coach. He has appeared in the films Funny Farm, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Stephen King's The Stand. In addition to his on-screen acting, Bill has done some other voice roles in shows like Transformers: Animated, Gargoyles, Lloyd in Space, among others.
List of live-action cameos
- "Ugh" - a choir member and Cavey
- "Friend or Foe" - Mr. Pirateson
- "Moving Bubble Bass" - Patrick's realistic face
- "SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout - Live-action Patrick
- The following is a list of works where Bill Fagerbakke played a role, outside of the SpongeBob SquarePants series.
- Beethoven - Caesar
- Aaahh!!! Real Monsters - Troop Leader
- Dumb and Dumber - Harry Dunne
- Transformers: Animated - Bulkhead, Master Disaster, Hot Shot, Additional Voices
- Jumanji - Alan Parrish
- The Night of the Headless - Dolphus
- The Wild Thornberrys - Dank
- Batman Beyond - Payback
- Gargoyles - Broadway
- The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy - Thud
- The Spectacular Spider-Man - Morris Bench
- Batman: The Brave and the Bold - Ronnie Raymond, Lead
- Jackie Chan Adventures - Butch
- Sym-Bionic Titan - Meat
- Young Justice - Big Bear
- Wander Over Yonder - Prince Cashmere, Additional Voices
- All Hail King Julien - King Joey, Lazy Doug, Hans, Rat DJ, Leonard
- Pig Goat Banana Cricket - Banana's Dad
- Family Guy - Patrick Star (archive footage from "The Camping Episode"; uncredited).
- How I Met Your Mother - Marvin Eriksen Sr.
- Coach - Michael "Dauber" Dybinski
- American Dad! - Strannix
- Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz - Scarecrow
- DuckTales - Ghost of Christmas Present
- Zathura: A Space Adventure - Patrick Star (archive footage from "Bubblestand"; uncredited).
- Space Buddies - Pi
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- Bill Fagerbakke voiced Frosty the Snowman in the film The Legend of Frosty the Snowman. Tom Kenny also worked on the film, as the voice actor of Mayor Tinkerton.
- He voiced Alan Robert John Jason Parrish III in Jumanji: The Animated Series.
- In "Krusty Koncessionaires," his name can be seen plastered on the bathroom door.
- In the closing credits for "Reef Blower" and "Tea at the Treedome," Bill Fagerbakke's name is misspelled as "Bill Faberbakke."