Bill Fagerbakke (born October 4, 1957) is an American actor and voice actor. He is the actor who plays Marvin Eriksen Sr., Marshall's father. He is also a prominent voice actor, providing the voice of Patrick Star in the popular show Spongebob Squarepants and Michael "Dauber" Dybinski on the sitcom 'Coach'. He also plays the roll of Tom Cullen in the 1994 mini-series 'Stephen King's The Stand'.
He appeared in movies including Funny Farm, and several on-and-off Broadway stage shows.
He is currently dating actress Cara Wilder.