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Robertryan Cory (born October 15, 1979; age 41) was a SpongeBob SquarePants crew member who worked on the show from seasons 4 to 8. He replaced Todd White as the character designer. He returned in 2021 to work on Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years as a character designer.

Biography

Cory grew up in Austin, Texas, and was born to musician parents, which called for moving throughout the country frequently. Robertryan Cory began working in the animation industry at the age of 17. His first major animation job was layout artist on Ren & Stimpy "Adult Party Cartoon". He worked on SpongeBob SquarePants during seasons 4-8 and also contributed designs to the second movie. He has taught character design master classes at CalArts.

Cory's work as a character designer for the Secret Mountain Fort Awesome episode "Nightmare Sauce" earned him a Creative Arts Emmy Award for "Outstanding Individual in Animation" at the 64th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards in 2012. For the same episode, he was also nominated for an Annie Award for "Character Animation in a Television Production" at the 39th Annie Awards. His work was showcased in a lecture given to the California Institute of the Arts in 2014, presenting notes for designing characters.

Credits

Episode Credits
Season 4
66 - "Dunces and Dragons" character designer, prop designer
67a - "Enemy In-Law" character designer, prop designer
67b - "Mermaid Man & Barnacle Boy VI: The Motion Picture" character designer, prop designer
68a - "Patrick SmartPants" character designer, prop designer
68b - "SquidBob TentaclePants" character designer, prop designer
69a - "Krusty Towers" character designer, prop designer
69b - "Mrs. Puff, You're Fired" character designer, prop designer
70b - "Ghost Host" character designer, prop designer
70a - "Chimps Ahoy" character designer, prop designer
71a - "Whale of a Birthday" character designer, prop designer
71b - "Karate Island" character designer, prop designer
72a - "All That Glitters" character designer, prop designer
72b - "Wishing You Well" character designer, prop designer
73a - "New Leaf" character designer, prop designer
73b - "Once Bitten" character designer, prop designer
74a - "Bummer Vacation" character designer
74b - "Wigstruck" character designer
75a - "Squidtastic Voyage" character designer
75b - "That's No Lady" character designer
76a - "The Thing" character designer
76b - "Hocus Pocus" character designer
77a - "Driven to Tears" character designer
77b - "Rule of Dumb" character designer
78a - "Born to Be Wild" character designer
78b - "Best Frenemies" character designer
79a - "The Pink Purloiner" character designer
79b - "Squid Wood" character designer
80a - "Best Day Ever" character designer
80b - "The Gift of Gum" character designer
Season 5
81 - "Friend or Foe" character designer
82a - "The Original Fry Cook" character designer
82b - "Night Light" character designer
83a - "Rise and Shine" character designer
83b - "Waiting" character designer
83c - "Fungus Among Us" character designer
84a - "Spy Buddies" character designer
84b - "Boat Smarts" character designer
84c - "Good Ol' Whatshisname" character designer
85a - "New Digs" character designer
85b - "Krabs à la Mode" character designer
86a - "Roller Cowards" character designer
86b - "Bucket Sweet Bucket" character designer
87a - "To Love a Patty" character designer
87b - "Breath of Fresh Squidward" character designer
88a - "Money Talks" character designer
88b - "SpongeBob vs. The Patty Gadget" character designer
88c - "Slimy Dancing" character designer
89a - "The Krusty Sponge" character designer
89b - "Sing a Song of Patrick" character designer
90a - "A Flea in Her Dome" character designer
90b - "The Donut of Shame" character designer
90c - "The Krusty Plate" character designer
91a - "Goo Goo Gas" character designer
91b - "Le Big Switch" character designer
92 - "Atlantis SquarePantis" character designer, art director and digital animator for 'Sandy's Song'
93a - "Picture Day" character designer
93b - "Pat No Pay" character designer
93c - "BlackJack" character designer
94a - "Blackened Sponge" character designer
94b - "Mermaid Man vs. SpongeBob" character designer
95a - "The Inmates of Summer" character designer
95b - "To Save a Squirrel" character designer
96 - "Pest of the West" character designer
97a - "20,000 Patties Under the Sea" character designer
97b - "The Battle of Bikini Bottom" character designer
98 - "What Ever Happened to SpongeBob?" character designer
99a - "The Two Faces of Squidward" character designer
99b - "SpongeHenge" character designer
100a - "Banned in Bikini Bottom" character designer
100b - "Stanley S. SquarePants" character designer
Season 6
101a - "House Fancy" character designer
101b - "Krabby Road" character designer
103a - "Spongicus" character designer
103b - "Suction Cup Symphony" character designer
104a - "Not Normal" character designer
104b - "Gone" character designer
105a - "The Splinter" character designer
105b - "Slide Whistle Stooges" character designer
106a - "A Life in a Day" character designer
106b - "Sun Bleached" character designer
107a - "Giant Squidward" character designer
107b - "No Nose Knows" character designer
108a - "Patty Caper" character designer
108b - "Plankton's Regular" character designer
109a - "Boating Buddies" character designer
109b - "The Krabby Kronicle" character designer
110a - "The Slumber Party" character designer
110b - "Grooming Gary" character designer
111 - "SpongeBob SquarePants vs. The Big One" character designer
112a - "Porous Pockets" character designer
112b - "Choir Boys" character designer
113a - "Krusty Krushers" character designer
113b - "The Card" character designer
114a - "Dear Vikings" character designer
114b - "Ditchin'" character designer
115a - "Grandpappy the Pirate" character designer
115b - "Cephalopod Lodge" character designer
116a - "Squid's Visit" character designer
116b - "To SquarePants or Not to SquarePants" character designer
117a - "Shuffleboarding" character designer
117b - "Professor Squidward" character designer
118a - "Pet or Pests" character designer
118b - "Komputer Overload" character designer
119a - "Gullible Pants" character designer
119b - "Overbooked" character designer
120a - "No Hat for Pat" character designer
120b - "Toy Store of Doom" character designer
121a - "Sand Castles in the Sand" character designer
121b - "Shell Shocked" character designer
122a - "Chum Bucket Supreme" character designer (uncredited)
122b - "Single Cell Anniversary" character designer (uncredited)
123-124 - "Truth or Square" character designer
125a - "Pineapple Fever" character designer
125b - "Chum Caverns" character designer
126 - "The Clash of Triton" character designer
Season 7
128a - "Growth Spout" character designer (uncredited)
129a - "Someone's in the Kitchen with Sandy" character designer (uncredited)
130a - "Greasy Buffoons" character designer (uncredited)
130b - "Model Sponge" character designer (uncredited)
131a - "Keep Bikini Bottom Beautiful" character designer
131b - "A Pal for Gary" character designer
132a - "Yours, Mine and Mine" character designer
132b - "Kracked Krabs" character designer
134 - "SpongeBob's Last Stand" character designer
135a - "Back to the Past" character designer
135b - "The Bad Guy Club for Villains" character designer
143 - "The Great Patty Caper" character designer (uncredited)
Season 8
172a - "Face Freeze!" character designer
172b - "Glove World R.I.P." character designer
F2 - "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water" character designer
List of episode credits


Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years

Episode Credits
Season 1
- "I'm Urchin You to Leave" character designer
4a - "In Search of Camp Noodist" character designer
4b - "Kitchen Sponge" character designer
List of episode credits


The Patrick Star Show

Episode Credits
Season 1
2a - "Stair Wars" character designer
2b - "Enemies à la Mode" character designer
List of episode credits



Non-SpongeBob Discography

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