Bill Fagerbakke can be famously identified with the Patrick Star of SpongBob SquarePants voice and with Marshall Eriksen’s father Marvin in How I met your Mother sitcom .He is majorly a television and voice actor. His career is active till now with the latest work in 2015 with All Hail King Julien.
Bill Fagerbakke was born in California on October 4, 1957. He did his graduation from University of Idaho. He has been actively involved with sports like basketball, football and track as he has a mentionable height of 6’6″. He received many prestigious scholarships in college for football. However, after a knee injury he gave sports a rest and theatre became his new interest. He first appeared in a theatrical play called “Godspell” . Bill Fagerbakke’s college years can be stated as four years of school and two years of football.
Bill Fagerbakke married Catherine McClenahan in 1989. She is also an actress. They have two beautiful daughters Carson Fagerbakke and Hannah Fagerbakke. Fagerbakke separated from his wife in the year 2012 giving the reason of irreconcilable differences.
Fagerbakke started his film and television journey with a film named “Perfect Strangers” in 1984. After that he did few films and some Brodaway stage shows until he appeared in a TV Series “Coach” from 1989 to 1997 where he played the role of assistant coach “Dauber” Dybinski. This character was inspired from his former assistant coach at Idaho.
Again he acted in another mini TV series Stephen King’s The Stand in the year 1994 where he played the role of mentally disabled Tom Cullen. Quite a number of television works are under his name. The famous Dumb and Dumber television show of 1995 also featured him as the voice actor this animated series. He is the voice of Patrick Star on the Nicktoon, SpongeBob SquarePants. He received critical claim by the Screen Actors Guild and Juilliard School of Performing Arts for his role in “The Merchant of Venice” as Shylock .
The most famous contributions from him are Jumanji , Phineas and Ferb , Jennifer’s Body, Batman Beyond, The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper,The Artist ,Jackie Chan Adventures and many more. People can easily recognize him Marshall’s Father in How I Met Your Mother. There are not many nominations on his name. He has one under the ensemble category of the film “The Artist”.
How much is Bill Fagerbakke Net Worth in 2017
Bill Fagerbakke is a brilliant voice actor and has given his contributions in numerous movies and TV Series. He was initially actively involved with theatre groups too. His roles were mostly of supporting category only, however he flared in each one of them. The estimated net worth of Bill Fagerbakke is around $12 million US dollars as of 2017.
Bill Fagerbakke will always be remembered as our favorite Patrick Star. He was an added spice to any ensemble. He is one of the actors who outshined in every role that was given to him, be it stage, movie or television.