Biography

C.H. Greenblatt was born on June 17, 1972 in Plano, Texas, USA as Carl Harvey Greenblatt. He is a writer and producer, known for Fish Hooks (2010), SpongeBob SquarePants (1999) and Chowder (2007). He attended the University of Texas at Austin where he majored in advertising. He was an art director for commercials in New York City following graduation. Steve Hillenburg, creator of SpongeBob Squarepants, picked Greenblatt up to storyboard on the show after seeing some of his work in cartooning. He boarded on the series from 1999 to 2003 following season 3's completion. He came back to board and voice on a couple episodes for season 4 and 5. Greenblatt is considered to be one of the greatest comedy writers by critics and fans in modern times. Scott Thill of Cartoon Brew praised Greenblatt as one of the most influential comedy writers with innovative comedic elements. Cartoon Brew also said Greenblatt "has logged a decade-and-a-half across studios and shows". James Poniewozik of Time credited Greenblatt as defining SpongeBob's comedic style. Greenblatt was one of the writers of the SpongeBob episode "Band Geeks", considered by many to be the best episode of the entire series. SpongeBob writer Kaz recalled writing with Greenblatt fun and said he was full with "weird energy." He is currently working at Warner Brothers where he is executive producing Jellystone. He also mentors a Mahwah, NJ native in animation and is a recurring voice actor on Mexiguin.