The tragic news has reached us that Dave Creek, lead character designer for popular Fox sitcom Bob’s Burgers, has died...
The industry is in shock at his sudden passing...And more details surrounding the circumstances of his death have since come to light.
After the news reached fans on social media...
Tributes have come pouring in and it's clear he's made his mark on fans of the popular animated sitcom.
@cartoonbrew This is a sad day for us Bob’s Burger’s fans.— Jonathan Pinz0n (@Jonathan Pinz0n)1610099374.0
@cartoonbrew Wow man. This was so unexpected. May he rest in peace— Daniel 🐢 (@Daniel 🐢)1610083973.0
@cartoonbrew Sad news. My condolences to his family.— Luis E. Saavedra (@Luis E. Saavedra)1610117209.0
@cartoonbrew Rip 😭— Dominick van der Hoff (@Dominick van der Hoff)1610094430.0
We lost a great artist and a great friend at Bobs today - our lead character designer Dave Creek. Here’s one of his… https://t.co/kVfX4gMUM3— Bernard Derriman (@Bernard Derriman)1610081622.0
Today we tragically lost our Lead Character designer and friend, Dave Creek. A wonderfully brilliant and talented m… https://t.co/4MQS0ZA5dp— Simon Chong (@Simon Chong)1610083012.0
@chongster62 I'm so sorry for yalls loss. I'm a huge Bob's burgers fan and this saddens me to my core. Sending all… https://t.co/MyUUwWxgB9— GhostlyShrimp (@GhostlyShrimp)1610096283.0
@chongster62 Terrible news. I feel like everyone on this show is a friend. I'm so sorry you lost yours.— mara severin (@mara severin)1610090352.0
@chongster62 I’m so sorry for your loss. He brought a lot of joy to us Bob’s Burgers fans.— megan🤍 (@megan🤍)1610102095.0
Creek was a Bachelor of Fine Arts graduate from the California Institute of the Arts, class of 2005.
via: TwitterStarting out his career as an adjunct professor there, teaching character animation and carrying out character workshops.
But perhaps his most impressive feat was becoming part of the Bob's Burgers team in 2011.
via: imdbThe popular show created by Loren Bouchard centers on the Belcher family and their hamburger restaurant.
The star worked as a lead character designer for the show.
Aside from animation, Creek had some other passions.
Creek was also a keen skydiver...
Tragically, however, Creek was involved in a skydiving accident last weekend...
Bob’s Burgers and Fox have yet to issue an official statement on his heartbreaking death.
Though friends and colleagues have taken to social media to offer their condolences.
If you love Bob’s Burgers, you loved Dave Creek. He was an adventurous funny outgoing amazing artist and one of the… https://t.co/S6Ec8DH6Uj— Wendy Molyneux (@Wendy Molyneux)1610078457.0
Rest in Peace, Dave.
via: Dave CreekOur thoughts go out to his friends and family at this incredibly difficult time. To read about the stars we sadly lost last year, scroll on.