Thomas James "Tom" Kenny (born July 13, 1962) is an Americanactor, voice actor, singer, and comedian. He is known for his long-running-role as SpongeBob SquarePants in the television series of the samename, as well as the live-action character Patchy the Pirate, Gary the Snail and the French narrator based on Jacques Cousteau. He is Heffer Wolfe and various other characters in Rocko's Modern Life, the Mayor and narrator of Cartoon Network's The Powerpuff Girls, and Scoutmaster Lumpus and Slinkman from Camp Lazlo. Aside from voice acting,Kennystarred in the short-lived Fox sketch show The Edge and was a cast memberof the HBO sketch comedy program Mr. Show, where he worked with his wife, Jill Talley. He is also known for being one of the longest-workingvoice actors to voice Spyro in the Spyro the Dragon series. He voiced Spyro for three games (Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage, Spyro: Year of the Dragon, and Spyro: Enter the Dragonfly).
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! MysteryIncorporated. He also voices QuantumRayin Cosmic Quantum Ray and Plastic Man in Batman: The Brave and the Bold. As of 2007, he hosted the TVshow Funday Night at the Movies on Turner Classic Movies (TCM) which encourages children to watch old movies.