Josh Keaton

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Josh Keaton
Born Joshua Luis Wiener
(1979-02-08) February 8, 1979 (age 35)
Hacienda Heights, California, U.S.
Other names Joshua Wiener, Josh Wiener
Occupation Actor, Voice actor, Singer, Music producer
Years active 1987–present
Agent DPN Voice Over Talent
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Melendez
Website
www.joshkeaton.com

Joshua "Josh" Keaton (born February 8, 1979) is an American actor, voice actor, singer and music producer.

Early life[edit]

Keaton was born Joshua Luis Wiener in Hacienda Heights, California, to a father from Brooklyn, New York, and a mother from Lima, Peru.[1] He has three sisters: Danielle, Alitzah (Ali Navarro), and Sabrina. He is also fluent in Spanish and actually started his career as a child in Spanish and then later in English.

Career[edit]

His career has included television, video game and film work, with a mixture of live acting and voice work for animations. He was in the 1990s boy band No Authority and was signed to MJJ Music and later RCA Records as a solo artist.

Keaton voiced Jules Brown in Back to the Future: The Animated Series during 1991/1992 and Major Ocelot during Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater and Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops. In 2008, he voiced Spider-Man in The Spectacular Spider-Man animated series on the CW. He was originally supposed to voice Spider-Man in the 2002 Spider-Man video game but his voice work was salvaged when Tobey Maguire came on to voice the character.[2] He also voiced Harry Osborn in the 2007 video game Spider-Man: Friend or Foe, Ultimate Spider-Man in the 2010 video game Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, and Spider-Man again in the 2011 video game Spider-Man: Edge of Time.

In 2011, Keaton is the current voice for Spyro the Dragon in the Skylanders reboot of the franchise, Jack Darby and Tailgate on Transformers: Prime, and Hal Jordan in Green Lantern: The Animated Series.

In 2012, Keaton recorded lines for The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes as Spider-Man again but was replaced by Drake Bell before the episodes aired.

Voice roles[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1991 Snoopy's Reunion Linus Van Pelt TV special
1993 Recycle Rex Additional voice
1997 Hercules Young Hercules
2004 Kangaroo Jack: G'Day U.S.A.! Charlie Carbone
2006 The Wild Additional voices
2010 Firebreather Troy Adams
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths Wally West/Flash, Aquaman
2011 Winx Club: The Secret of the Lost Kingdom King Oritel of Domino Nickelodeon Dub
2013 Winx Club 3D: Magical Adventure King Oritel of Domino Nickelodeon Dub
2013 VeggieTales: Merry Larry and the True Light of Christmas The Voice In Space DVD Release

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1990-1991 Peter Pan and the Pirates Curly
1991-1992 Back to the Future: The Animated Series Jules Brown
2004-2006 Bratz Eitan
2007 Ben 10 Tim Dean, Hector
2007-2009 The Spectacular Spider-Man Peter Parker/Spider-Man
2010–2013 Transformers: Prime Jack Darby, Tailgate, Additional voices
2011 Sym-Bionic Titan Ian/Lead Singer of The Band "Disenfranchised"
2011 The Super Hero Squad Show Moon-Boy
2011–2013 Green Lantern: The Animated Series Hal Jordan/Green Lantern, Manhunters
2011 Young Justice Black Spider
2011 Winx Club Valtor, King Oritel of Domino English Dub
2013 Hero Factory William Furno
2013 Regular Show Auto T
2013 Doc McStuffins Johnny Foosball

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Spider-Man Harry Osborn
2004 Onimusha 3: Demon Siege Ranmaru Mori [3]
2004 Spider-Man 2 Harry Osborn
2004 Shellshock: Nam '67 Tick Tock
2004 Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater Major Ocelot
2005 Area 51 Crispy
2005 Psychonauts Lungfish Zealot, Dingo Inflagrante, Matador
2005 SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo LONESTAR
2005 X-Men Legends II: Rise of Apocalypse Cyclops
2006 Onimusha: Dawn of Dreams Nankobo Tenkai, Yagyu Munenori
2006 Naruto: Clash of Ninja 2 Mizuki
2006 Need For Speed: Carbon Sal Scout Facbitory
2006 SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs Fireteam Bravo 2 LONESTAR
2006 Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops Ocelot
2006 Age of Empires III: The War Chiefs Chayton Black
2006 Marvel: Ultimate Alliance Human Torch, Hermod
2007 Lost Planet: Extreme Condition Wayne
2007 God of War II Young Spartan
2007 Spider-Man 3 Apocalypse Thug
2008 No More Heroes Destroyman
2008 Ninja Gaiden II Ryu Hayabusa
2008 Spider-Man: Friend or Foe New Goblin
2009 Jak & Daxter: The Lost Frontier Jak
2009 Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust Larry Lovage
2009 Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Ryu Hayabusa
2009 Marvel Super Hero Squad Spider-Man
2010 No More Heroes: Desperate Struggle New Destroyman
2010 Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep Young Hercules
2010 StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty[4] Valerian Mengsk
2010 Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Ultimate Spider-Man (most versions)
Amazing Spider-Man (Nintendo DS version)
2010 Splatterhouse Rick Taylor
2011 Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds Spider-Man
2011 Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Spider-Man
2011 Spider-Man: Edge of Time Peter Parker/Amazing Spider-Man
2011 Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure Spyro the Dragon
2011 Star Wars: The Old Republic Additional voices
2012 Skylanders: Giants Spyro the Dragon
2012 PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale Jak
2012 World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Prince Anduin Wrynn
2013 StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm Valerian Mengsk
2013 The Last of Us Additional voices
2013 Batman: Arkham Origins Dick Grayson/Robin
2013 Skylanders: Swap Force Spyro the Dragon
2014 Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Additional Voices
2014 Infinite Crisis Aquaman
2014 Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Anduin Wrynn
2014 Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Hal Jordan / Green Lantern [5][6][7]

Commercials[edit]

Title Role
OshKosh B'Gosh television commercial

Live roles[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1989-1990 Kidsongs - A Day at Camp/Ride the Roller Coaster Himself 2 Videos
1991 All I Want for Christmas Brad
1992 Newsies Newsboy
1996 Same River Twice Andy
1996 Judge and Jury Boy #2
1996 Infinity David
1997 Just Write Teenager on Trolley
1998 The Souler Opposite Young Barry
1999 Chimera House Roy
1999 A Murder On Shadow Mountain Young Denny Made for Television Movie
2003 The Even Stevens Movie Mootai
2007 Up-In-Down-Town Billy

Television series[edit]

Year Title Role
1994 Boy Meets World Roy (2 episodes)
1995 Sister, Sister Franklin (1 episode)
1995—1996 The Secret World of Alex Mack Bryce (recurring)
1997 Chicago Hope Will Peters (1 episode)
1997 Baywatch Todd Rose (1 episode)
1997 General Hospital Tim (recurring)
1999 Touched by an Angel Young Nick Stratton (1 episode)
1999—2002 The Young and the Restless Brendon (recurring)
2002 Boston Public Martin Andrews (1 episode)
2002 ER Greg (1 episode)
2004 Will & Grace Sal (2 episodes)
2006 Bones Yasutani the Terrible (1 episode)

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Neil Patrick Harris
Voice or portrayal of Spider-Man
2008- 2012
Succeeded by
Drake Bell
Preceded by
Elijah Wood
Voice of Spyro the Dragon
2011-present
Succeeded by
Current voice