Bowie will be a guest on Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants, playing a character called Lord Royal Highness in a show that will air next year, according to The Associated Press.

Bowie, 59, said his 6-year-old daughter, Alexandria Zahra, is a huge SpongeBob fan and they watch the show together. He wrote in his blog that he's "hit the Holy Grail of animation gigs.

"We, the family, are thrilled. Nothing else need happen this year, well, this week anyway," Bowie said.

Bowie's next acting role is playing inventor and electrical engineer Nikola Tesla in Christopher Nolan's upcoming movie The Prestige, in theaters Oct. 20.