Entertainment TV & Film 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Characters SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, Plankton, Mr. Krabs, Gary Share PINTEREST Email Print TV & Film TV Shows Shows For Kids Comedies Dramas Movies By Nancy Basile Nancy Basile Nancy Basile is an entertainment writer who specializes in cartoons, comic books, and other elements of pop culture. She has more than two decades of experience writing. Learn about our Editorial Process Updated on 02/28/19 The SpongeBob SquarePants characters are silly, eccentric and endearing. Here's a list of the main SpongeBob SquarePants characters. SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob and Patrick. Nickelodeon SpongeBob SquarePants is optimistic and upbeat all the time. He lives in a pineapple next to Squidward and Patrick. SpongeBob works as a fry cook at the Krusty Krab. He wakes every morning to the sound of a fog horn alarm clock. His favorite pasttime is jellyfishing. SpongeBob is voiced by Tom Kenny (Adventure Time). Patrick Star SpongeBob and Patrick. Nickelodeon Patrick may not be the brightest starfish in the sea, but he's still SpongeBob's best friend. Patrick lives under a rock next to Squidward and SpongeBob. He's pink, he likes to eat and he likes to go jellyfishing with SpongeBob. Not too many people know, he can play his belly like a drum. Patrick is voiced by Bill Fagerbakke (Coach). Squidward Tentacles Squidward and SpongeBob. Nickelodeon Squidward is SpongeBob's cynical and sarcastic neighbor. He plays the clarinet and boasts to be an exceptional artist, which you can see when you enter his house, covered in self-portraits. Squidward works the cash register at the Krusty Krab. Once, he moved away but found he missed the spontaneity of living next to SpongeBob (though he'd never say it out loud). Squidward is voiced by Rodger Bumpass. Mr. Krabs Mr. Krabs. Nickelodeon Mr. Krabs owns and operates the Krusty Krab restaurant, home of the Krabby Patty. He's a sailor who worships money. His daughter Pearl, a whale, lives with him in their anchor-shaped home. He's notoriously cheap and frequently cracks the whip on SpongeBob and Squidward, once even keeping his restaurant open 24 hours, every day, in order to compete with his arch nemesis, Plankton. Mr. Krabs is voiced by Clancy Brown (The Flash). Plankton Plankton. Nickelodeon Plankton is an evil, tiny enemy who owns a failing restaurant called the Chum Bucket. He tirelessly tries to steal the recipe for Krabby Patties. He seeks to rule all of Bikini Bottom. His schemes have included disguising himself as Mr. Krabs, befriending SpongeBob and switching lives with Mr. Krabs. Plankton is voiced by Mr. Lawrence. Gary SpongeBob SquarePants - Wheres Gary. Nickelodeon Gary is SpongeBob's pet snail, who meows like a cat. He sleeps on newspaper next to SpongeBob's bed. It's been shown more than once that Gary is an intellectual, knowing how to tie his shoes and dreaming about browsing a library. Once, Gary ran away when SpongeBob forgot to feed him for days. But he returned when he realized he was in danger and SpongeBob missed him. Gary is voiced by Tom Kenny. Sandy Cheeks Sandy Cheeks. Nickelodeon Sandy is a squirrel from Texas. She is also a good friend of SpongeBob's. She lives in a bubble dome and wears an astronaut suit out into the water, so she can breathe. She is an expert at karate, an inventor and hibernates on schedule. Plus, she taught SpongeBob all about Christmas Sandy is voiced by Carolyn Lawrence (Jimmy Neutron). Flying Dutchman Flying Dutchman. Nickelodeon The Flying Dutchman is a ghost feared by Bikini Bottom residents. He's had run-ins with SpongeBob, Patrick and Mr. Krabs, sometimes involving his ghost ship and some socks. The Flying Dutchman is voiced by Brian Doyle-Murray (Groundhog Day). Mrs. Puff Mrs. Puff is a blowfish who teaches at her own Boating School. She's had SpongeBob as a student for years, because he has yet to pass his driving test. More than once her life has been in danger just from riding shotgun with SpongeBob. Mrs. Puff is voiced by Mary Jo Catlett. Pearl Pearl is Mr. Krabs' daughter, and she's a whale. Like any other teenager, she just wants to be considered "coral" by the rest of her high school. She's had eventful proms and birthday parties, all thanks to SpongeBob. Pearl is voiced by Lori Alan. Larry Larry is the lobster who is a lifeguard at Goo Lagoon. He lifts weights and frequently enters competitions with Sandy. Larry is voiced by Mr. Lawrence.