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Tom Kenny

Tom Kenny
Tom Kenny at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2010.
Personal information
Birth nameThomas James Kenny
Birth dateJuly 13, 1962(age 54)
Place of birthSyracuse, New York, US
OccupationActor, comedian, voice actor
Years active1980 present
SpouseJill Talley (1993-present)
Children2 children

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Thomas James "Tom" Kenny (born July 13, 1962) is an American actor, voice actor and comedian. He is especially known for his long-running-role as SpongeBob SquarePants in the television series of the same name, as well as the live-action character Patchy the Pirate, Gary the Snail and the French narrator based on Jacques Cousteau. He is also the Mayor and narrator of Cartoon Network's The Powerpuff Girls. Aside from voice acting, Kenny starred in the short-lived Fox sketch show The Edge and was a cast member of the HBO sketch comedy program Mr. Show, where he worked with his wife, Jill Talley.

He currently voices the Ice King in the Cartoon Network animated series Adventure Time with Finn and Jake, and voices additional characters on Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (another Cartoon Network) show. He also voices Quantum Ray in Cosmic Quantum Ray and Plastic Man in Batman: The Brave and the Bold. As of 2007, he hosted the TV show Funday Night at the Movies on Turner Classic Movies (TCM) which encourages children to watch old movies.

Kenny was born and raised in Syracuse, New York.

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