The man behind the voice of Barnacle Boy in SpongeBob SquarePants has died
He died in LA.
Spongebob Squarepants voice actor Tim Conway has died at the age of 85.
According to his publicist, Tim died in a Los Angeles care facility, where he was surrounded by his wife, Charlene Fusco, and their daughter, Jackie.
His publicist, Howard Bragman, said that he died from a disorder in which there was an excess of fluid on the brain.
Fans and friends of Tim took to social media to share their sadness at his passing:
We are sad to learn Tim Conway, the legendary voice of Barnacle Boy, has passed away. Thank you for everything you contributed to Bikini Bottom pic.twitter.com/gQxFuqun1H
— SpongeBob (@SpongeBob) May 14, 2019
When I was a kid watching "The Carol Burnett Show," no one made me laugh harder than Tim Conway. What a sweet and effortlessly funny man.
— Conan O'Brien (@ConanOBrien) May 14, 2019
Now he and Mermaid Man can reunite. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/x5isCaSjhc
— Little Jessie (@OrdonianWarrior) May 14, 2019
I guess now he & mermaid man can fight EEEVILLL together again in heaven...
— Cartoonish Weeb (@CartoonishWeeb) May 14, 2019
— Ben Stiller (@RedHourBen) May 15, 2019
— Buzz Aldrin (@TheRealBuzz) May 15, 2019
— On This Day In Animation (@thisdayanim) May 15, 2019
When I was a kid, nothing made me laugh harder than Tim Conway and Harvey Korman trying not to laugh. If you love physical comedy, please go back and watch his sketches. He was a legend. RIP https://t.co/9Hm6NHXajQ
— Zach Braff (@zachbraff) May 14, 2019