Trevor Eyster

Trevor Eyster

Actor Trevor Eyster, best known as "Sponge" from Nickelodeon's Salute Your Shorts, autographing a biography book, at Book Soup, in West Hollywood, California USA on October 2nd, 2013.
Born Timothy Richard Eyster
(1978-10-10) October 10, 1978
Tarzana, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor, writer, musician, non-profit Founder
Years active 1985-1999, 2013-present
Organization ...and then, Angels Descended, a micro-volunteering non-profit
Known for Portrayed the loveable geek Sponge, on Nickelodeon's kids' American TV sit-com Salute Your Shorts from 1991-1992.
Notable work What My Dog Taught Me About Friendship, Good Men Project
Television Salute Your Shorts
Awards Best Actor Co-Starring in a Cable Series (1993), Young Artist Award Nomination

Trevor Eyster is an American television, film, and theatre actor[1] best known for his role as Eugene "Sponge" Harris on the television program Salute Your Shorts, which aired from 1991 to 1992 on Nickelodeon which garnered him a Young Artist Award nomination for "Best Young Actor Co-Starring in a Cable Series".[2]


Trevor was born Timothy Richard Eyster in Tarzana, California, and grew up in Chatsworth, CA and later in Dana Point, CA. Trevor attended Dana Hills High School, in Dana Point, CA until he became an Emancipated Minor in 1996.[3] In 2002, he legally changed his first name (only) to Trevor.[4]



Year Title Role Director Producer Notes
2014 Man's Game (short) Colin James Sharpe James Sharpe
2014 Method (short) Crazy Actor #5 Adam Johns
2013 Monkey with a Mustache (short) Paramedic Chris Mammarelli Kevin Renwick
2013 Pagtawid: Crossing (short) Tomas Kiko Meily Kiko Meily
1991 Alligator II: The Mutation J.J. Hodges Jon Hess Golden Hawk Entertainment
1991 Hook (Voice Only) Steven Spielberg Amblin Entertainment with
1990 The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story Frank Joslyn Baum Jack Bender Bedrock Productions with John Ritter, Annette O'Toole, Rue McClanahan
1990 Prayer of the Rollerboys Little Boy Rick King Robert Mickelson with Corey Haim, Corey Feldman
1990 The Prince and the Pauper Kid #1 George Scribner Walt Disney Pictures


Year Title Role Director Network Notes
1991 Salute Your Shorts Sponge various Nickelodeon series regular, appeared in 26 episodes
1989 Married... with Children Franklin Gerry Cohen FOX appeared in 2 episodes, It's a Bundyful Life: Part 1 & 2
1989 Shivers (pilot) Matthew Peter Baldwin CBS Series Regular with James Eckhouse and Lesley-Anne Down
1989 Paradise Jeff Brandt Robert Scheerer CBS A Matter of Honor (Apr 8, 1989)
1989 Hard Time on Planet Earth Jonathan Newcomb Michael Lange CBS Losing Control (Mar 15, 1989)
1988 Family Ties Young Alex P. Keaton Sam Weisman NBC Heartstrings: Part 3 (Dec 18, 1988)
1988 The Night Train to Kathmandu Andrew McLeod Robert Wiemer Disney Channel Premiere Films Made for TV Movie with Milla Jovovich, Pernell Roberts

Recent works

Appeared on the 9th-season finale of Bones, as "Wesley Foster". (original air date: May 19, 2014)


  1. "IMDB".
  2. "Fourteenth Annual Youth in Film Awards". Young Artist Awards. Retrieved 28 June 2014.
  3. "Trevor Eyster's Un-Official Website". Joe Struss. Retrieved 28 June 2014.
  4. "I Am Sponge. An Interview with Trevor Eyster, Part III". Retrieved 28 June 2014.
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