Christopher Daniel Barnes

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Christopher Daniel Barnes
Born (1972-11-07) November 7, 1972 (age 42)
Portland, Maine
Occupation Film, television, voice actor
Years active 1984-present (acting) 1989-present (voice acting)
Known for Spider-Man (voice)
Spouse(s) Rebecca Guyadeen

Christopher Daniel Barnes (born November 7, 1972), also known professionally as C.D. Barnes and C.B. Barnes, is an American actor. He is best known for his voice role as the title superhero of the 1994 animated television series Spider-Man, as well as his on-screen portrayal of Greg Brady in the films The Brady Bunch Movie and A Very Brady Sequel. He was also once the national teenage spokesperson for Greenpeace. Barnes earned his BA in 2004 and his MA in 2009 and enjoys reading, writing short stories, playing the guitar, and practicing Yoga.

Career[edit]

Spider-Man[edit]

Vocally, Barnes is best known for his lead role in the 1994-1998 Spider-Man cartoon series, which remains to be the longest-running TV show based on the superhero. He later provided the voice of Spider-Man Noir in the 2010 video game Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions,[1] Spider-Man 2099 in the 2011 video game Spider-Man: Edge of Time, Electro in the 2012 cartoon series Ultimate Spider-Man and also has voiced two special costumes; Symbiote Spider-Man and Superior Spider-Man 2.0 in the 2013 video game Marvel Heroes.

Other voice over work[edit]

He has done voices for other animated series including several characters in Captain Planet and the Planeteers, Target McStone in Jackie Chan Adventures and Stripes the Tiger in Sonic Underground. He has done voice acting in video games including Return to Krondor, as Scott Donovan in the Law & Order titles Law and Order: Dead on the Money and Law and Order: Double or Nothing.

Live-action roles[edit]

In the 1986-1987 TV series Starman, he played the teenage boy Scott, the son of the Starman.

He starred in the short-lived NBC sitcom Day by Day. In one episode's dream sequence which included many guest stars from The Brady Bunch, he played a fourth Brady son, "Chuck Brady". He later played Greg Brady in the Brady Bunch parody movies. He starred as Leonard Rickets in the sitcom Malcolm & Eddie. He has also appeared in Beverly Hills, 90210, Clueless, Wings, Blossom, JAG, American Dreamer, The Golden Girls, Touched by an Angel, Herman's Head, Time Trax, 7th Heaven, Empty Nest, Girlfriends, CBS Schoolbreak Special and ABC Weekend Specials.

Disney Work[edit]

At age 16 in 1989, Barnes voiced Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid and he reprised the role of Eric in 2006 on Kingdom Hearts II. He was unable to reprise the role of Eric in The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea in 2000 and was replaced by Rob Paulsen. He voiced Prince Charming in the sequels of Cinderella II: Dreams Come True and Cinderella III: A Twist in Time.


Filmography[edit]

Movie Episode Character Date
American Dreamer Kevin Palmer, Jr. 1984
Picking up the Pieces Tom Harding 1985
ABC Weekend Specials Columbus Circle Gardner Waterford 1985
As the World Turns Paul Ryan #2 1985-1986
Starman Scott Hayden 1986-1987
Day by Day Ross Harper 1988-1989
The Little Mermaid Eric 1989
Exile Dave 1990
Just Perfect 1990
Captain Planet and the Planeteers Additional voices 1990
ABC Afterschool Special Private Affairs Boyd 1989
ABC Afterschool Special Testing Dirty Will 1990
The Golden Girls Feelings Kevin Kelly 1990
Frankenstein: The College Years Jay Butterman 1991
Murder Without Motive: The Edmund Perry Story Sean 1992
Blossom Ruby Farnsworth 1992
Blossom The Frat Party Terry 1992
Herman's Head Guns 'n' Neurosis (1992) Crawford's Son 1992
Time Trax Darien Comes Home (1993) Josh Elliott 1993
Empty Nest A Chip Off the Old Charley (1994) Raymond 1994
Daredevil vs. Spider-Man Spider-Man 1994
Real Ghosts Fraternity Brother 1995
Blossom A Kiss Is Just a Kiss Steve 1995
The Brady Bunch Movie Greg Brady 1995
CBS Schoolbreak Special Between Mother and Daughter Scott Leone 1995
Spring Fling! TV movie Michael 1995
Wings A House to Die For Greg Brady 1995
Spider-Man: The Animated Series M Peter Parker / Spider-Man / Additional Voices / … 1994-1998
A Pig's Tale Video Barry 1996
Spider-Man: The Sins of the Fathers Spider-Man (voice) / Peter Parker (voice) 1996
A Very Brady Sequel Greg Brady 1996
Clueless To Party or Not to Party Donal Miller 1996
Spider-Man: The Secret Wars Spider-Man (Peter Parker) (voice) 1997
Beverly Hills, 90210 Confession (1998) ; Brandon Leaves (1998) ; Don't Ask, Don't Tell (1998) : The Elephant's Father (1998) Lenny 1998
Return to Krondor Video Game voice 1998
Sonic Underground The Last Resort (1999) Stripes (voice) 1999
Malcolm & Eddie Three of Club (2000) ; Mid-Wife Crisis (2000) ; Double Play (2000) ; Moving Violations (2000) ; Buddy's Ashes (2000) Leonard Rickets 2000
JAG JAG TV (2000) Lt. Andy Kingsley 2000
7th Heaven Broke (2000) ; Losers (2000) Police Officer 2000
Girlfriends Friends, Colleagues, Brothers (2001) 2001
Touched by an Angel Most Likely to Succeed (2001) Dennis Loggins 2001
Jackie Chan Adventures Agent Tag (2001) Tagert McStone (voice) 2001
Cinderella II: Dreams Come True Direct-to-video Prince Charming (voice) 2002
Law & Order: Dead on the Money Video game Scott Donovan (voice) 2002
Law & Order: Double or Nothing Video game Scott Donovan (voice) 2003
Shut Up and Kiss Me Ryan Ballister 2004
Kingdom Hearts II Video game Prince Eric (voice: English version) 2005
Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ Video game Prince Eric (voice: English version) 2007
Cinderella III: A Twist in Time Direct-to-video Prince Charming (as C.D. Barnes) (voice) 2007
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Video game Spider-Man Noir (voice) 2010
Spider-Man: Edge of Time Video game Miguel O'Hara (voice) / Spider-Man 2099 (voice) 2011
Ultimate Spider-Man Electro (2013) Max Dillon (voice) / Electro (voice) 2012-2013
Marvel Heroes Video game Symbiote Spider-Man Superior Spider-Man (Spider-Ock) 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dan. "Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions at WonderCon — One Of Swords". Oneofswords.com. Retrieved 2010-08-19. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Dan Gilvezan
Voice or portrayal of Spider-Man
1994-1998
Succeeded by
Rino Romano