Sean Patrick Dempsey is a former SpongeBob SquarePants animation director.
Sean Dempsey was an animation director who formerly worked on SpongeBob SquarePants. He was usually teamed up with Paul Tibbitt and Mark O'Hare and occasionally Sherm Cohen in season 1, but beginning with season 2, he was mostly teamed up with Jay Lender, Dan Povenmire, William Reiss, Sam Henderson, and Caleb Meurer, with the only exception being the episode "Artist Unknown," which was written by Walt Dohrn, Paul Tibbitt, and Mark O'Hare.
Before SpongeBob, he worked as one of the animation checkers for The Rugrats Movie. He also worked as an animator for several Don Bluth films.
He won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program for the season 3 episodes "New Student Starfish" and "Clams" in 2002.
He has also worked on Scooby-Doo, Big City Greens, and Gravity Falls.