Bill Fagerbakke

Bill Fagerbakke

Highest Rated: 95% The Artist (2011)

Lowest Rated: 40% Finding Amanda (2008)

Birthday: Oct 04, 1957

Birthplace: Fontana, California, USA

Growing up in California and Idaho, Bill Fagerbakke's dreams weren't focused on becoming a popular TV star or a beloved children's voice actor. He journeyed off to the University of Idaho in 1975, hoping to be a defensive lineman for the school's football team. After two good years, he ended up injuring his knee, ending his hopes for a football career. From there, he followed a girl he liked into pursuing theater. The rest is TV show history. He took six years to finish school, and when did, he didn't make a big splash, mostly sticking to the stage. He made his film debut with "Perfect Strangers" (1984) and followed that up with roles in the Michael J. Fox-starring "The Secret of My Success" (1987) and the Chevy Chase vehicle "Funny Farm" (1988). Fagerbakke then ended up landing one of his most notable roles as amiable but dim-witted assistant football coach "Dauber" Dybinski on the hit TV show "Coach" (ABC 1989-1997). During his years on "Coach," he continued to perform in a few movies and shows, most notably the Stephen King mini-series "The Stand" (1994). Also around that time, he began voice acting, mostly for children's cartoons. His most notable early voice-acting job was as Broadway on "Gargoyles" (Fox 1994-96), though he also had lead roles on the animated versions of "Dumb and Dumber" (ABC 1995-96) and "Beethoven" (CBS 1994). He hit the voice-acting jackpot soon after "Coach" ended, as the voice of the title character's best pal Patrick Star on "SpongeBob SquarePants" (Nickelodeon 1999-2013), which led him to voicing the character in video games, feature films, and more. Aside from bit acting roles on a variety of television shows and movies, Fagerbakke mainly rode the SquarePants wave for the 2000s. He did, however, have a recurring role on the hit sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" (CBS 2005-2014) as Marvin Eriksen, the jovial Minnesotan father of Marshall (Jason Segel).


Highest Rated Movies



68% 57% The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run Patrick (Voice) $4.5M 2020
81% 54% The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water Patrick (Voice) $163.4M 2015
No Score Yet 20% Rosewood Lane Hank Hawthorne (Character) - 2011
95% 87% The Artist Policeman Tuxedo (Character) $44.7M 2011
No Score Yet 52% Space Buddies Pi (Character) - 2009
40% 28% Finding Amanda Larry (Character) $56.4K 2008
No Score Yet 41% The Legend of Frosty the Snowman Frosty the Snowman (Voice) - 2005
68% 78% The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie Patrick Star/Fish #2/Chum Customer/Local Fish (Voice) $85.4M 2004
No Score Yet 63% Balto III: Wings of Change Ralph/Mr. Conner (Voice) - 2004
No Score Yet 26% Quigley Security Guard Londo (Character) - 2003
46% 54% Ken Park Bob (Character) - 2002
45% 50% Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure Mooch (Voice) - 2001
No Score Yet 49% The Ultimate Christmas Present Sparky (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hayley Wagner, Star Frank Wagner (Character) - 1999
No Score Yet 57% Under Wraps Harold/Ted (Character) - 1997
71% 70% The Hunchback of Notre Dame Oafish Guard (Voice) $100.1M 1996
No Score Yet 88% Gargoyles, the Movie: The Heroes Awaken Unknown (Voice) - 1994


No Score Yet No Score Yet Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years Patrick Star (Voice) 2021
No Score Yet 77% Sponge Bob Patrick Star (Voice) 1999-2021
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz Scarecrow (Character),
Unknown (Voice)
No Score Yet 80% Mom Sergeant Reubenzer (Guest Star) 2018
No Score Yet 91% American Dad Strannix (Guest Voice) 2017
35% 70% Growing Up Fisher Unknown (Guest Star) 2014
83% 83% How I Met Your Mother Marvin Eriksen Sr. (Guest Star) 2014 2009-2012 2005
70% 77% Weeds Random Man (Guest Star) 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet 'Til Death Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
84% 76% Grey's Anatomy Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Transformers Animated Bulkhead (Voice) 2007-2009
53% 66% Heroes Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
No Score Yet 62% Family Guy Patrick Star (archive sound) (Guest Voice) 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet According to Jim Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
20% No Score Yet Rodney Arlo (Guest Star) 2006
9% No Score Yet Listen Up Unknown (Guest Star) 2005
No Score Yet No Score Yet The District Unknown (Guest Star) 2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lloyd in Space Unknown (Voice) 2001-2004
No Score Yet No Score Yet A Minute With Stan Hooper Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
9% No Score Yet Rock Me Baby Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jackie Chan Butch (Guest Voice) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Yes, Dear Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
16% No Score Yet Normal, Ohio Unknown (Guest Star) 2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles Unknown (Voice) 1999-2000
14% No Score Yet Love Boat: The Next Wave Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
92% 98% Oz Officer Karl Metzger (Guest Star) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Coach Dauber Dybinski (Character) 1989-1997
No Score Yet 75% Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles Broadway (Voice) 1996-1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dumb and Dumber Unknown (Voice) 1995-1996
43% No Score Yet Burke's Law Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
70% 66% Stephen King's The Stand Unknown (Character) 1994


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