Attended Arkansas State University.
Before acting, he worked at the campus radio station and also at Jonesboro's Raycom Media owned ABC-affiliated television station, KAIT-TV, where he had multiple duties as announcer, film processor, cameraman, audio technician, and technical director.
Attended Little Rock Central High School and graduated in 1970.
Lives in Burbank, California.
Best known for playing the role of Squidward in the TV show SpongeBob Squarepants.
He was rumored to have been Ben Stiller's brother in law, but has debunked this.
He has an impressive voice range and has voiced characters with voices both high and nasally, and cavernously deep.
Bumpass was arrested for drunk driving in January 2016. However, since he was compliant with the police and gave an honest and heartfelt apology on social media, he wasn't fired from Nickelodeon as a result of this.
Rodger is engaged to Angela Ann VanZandt, screenwriter and Founding President of Women In Film Arkansas. A July 27th, 2019 wedding is planned in Little Rock, Arkansas. It is his first marriage.