Carney at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con International
April 18, 1983 |
West Village, Manhattan, New York City, United States
|Genres||Indie rock, blues rock, alternative|
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, musician, actor|
|Labels||Interscope Records (2004-present)|
|Associated acts||Lana Del Rey, Bono, Arcade Fire, U2|
Reeve Jefferson Carney (born April 18, 1983) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. He appeared in the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark as the character of Peter Parker/Spider-Man. He also played Dorian Gray in the Showtime series Penny Dreadful.
Carney attended the Academy of Music at Alexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles with his brother, Zane, and future band mates Aiden Moore and Jon Epcar. He went on to study at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, majoring in studio jazz guitar.
His second band, called Carney, consisted of Reeve, Zane Carney on guitar, Aiden Moore on bass and Jon Epcar on drums. Carney released their debut album, "Mr. Green Vol. 1", in May 2010. The band opened for Arcade Fire and U2 in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada on July 30 on the final date of the U2 360° Tour.
Since 2010, Carney has lived in Manhattan. He starred for 3 years as Spider-Man in the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, which began previews in November 2010. The rest of the band performed as part of the pit orchestra for Turn Off the Dark. He played his final performance on Sunday, September 15, 2013.
He played Taylor Swift's love interest in her "I Knew You Were Trouble" music video. In 2014, Carney was cast as Dorian Gray in the Showtime series Penny Dreadful. Carney recently played Riff-Raff in a remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
- Studio albums
- Looking Glass EP (2004)
- Nothing without You EP (2008)
- Mr. Green Vol. 1 (2010)
- "Youth Is Wasted" (2016)
- Live albums
- Live at Molly Malone’s (2006)
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions|
|The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again||—|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that territory.|
|Year||Title||Peak chart positions||Album|
|2011||"Rise Above 1"
(with Bono & The Edge)
|74||48||5||34||71||Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark|
|"O Mistress Mine"||2010||Elliot Goldenthal||The Tempest|
|"Boy Falls from the Sky"||2011||none||Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark|
|"Rise Above 1"||Bono & The Edge|
|"Picture This"||Bono, The Edge & Jennifer Damiano|
|"I Just Can't Walk Away (Say It Now)"||Jennifer Damiano & T.V. Carpio|
|"Bouncing off the Walls"||Matt Caplan, Luther Creek, Kristen Faith Oei & Sean Samuels|
|"No More"||Jennifer Damiano|
|"DIY World"||Patrick Page & Laura Beth Wells|
|"Rise Above 2"||T.V. Carpio & Jennifer Damiano|
|"New for You"||2012||none||The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2|
|1994||Dave's World||Extra||TV series (episode "The Funeral")|
|1999||Snow Falling on Cedars||Young Ishmael Chambers||Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film|
|2004||Father of the Pride||(voice)||TV series (episode "Donkey")|
|1994||Pom Poko||Various voices||English dub|
|2012||I Knew You Were Trouble||Ex-boyfriend||Taylor Swift's Music Video.|
|2014–2016||Penny Dreadful||Dorian Gray||TV series (18 episodes)|
|2016||The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again||Riff Raff||TV film|
- "THE LEADING MEN: Spider-Man's Reeve Carney and Patrick Page, Plus Rain's Fab Four" playbill.com; accessed October 9, 2015.
- Lindell, Karen (August 2011). "Spider-Man's Reeve Carney talks about Bono, Edge and his band". atu2.com. @U2. Retrieved 2011-08-16.
Education: Hamilton Academy of Music, Los Angeles
- Lindell, Karen. "Spider-Man's Reeve Carney talks about Bono, Edge and his band". @U2. @U2. Retrieved 2011-08-16.
Education: USC's Thornton School of Music; "I majored in studio jazz guitar"
- "Reeve Carney on the Pressure and Pleasure of Starring in Spider-Man", broadway.com, December 16, 2010, he also starred in Taylor Swift's music video "I knew you were trouble"
- "Cast list for Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark at the Foxwoods Theatre (formerly Hilton Theatre)". Playbill.com. Retrieved November 21, 2010.
- Healy, Patrick. "Spider-Man Opening Delayed Again". The New York Times. December 16, 2010; retrieved December 17, 2010.
- Gans, Andrew. "Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark Will Now Open in February 2011", playbill.com, December 17, 2010; retrieved December 18, 2010.
- Gioia, Michael. "Givenik Ambassador and Spider-Man Star Reeve Carney Supports Partnership for the Homeless (Video)". Playbill. Playbill.
- VIDEO: Taylor Swift Debuts New Music Video, 'I Knew You Were Trouble' Feat. Reeve Carney, broadwayworld.com; accessed October 9, 2015.
- ""The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again" by Reeve Carney". iTunes.
- "Reeve Carney Album & Song Chart History - Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 14, 2012.
- "Reeve Carney Album & Song Chart History - Rock Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 14, 2012.
- "Reeve Carney Album & Song Chart History - Heatseekers Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 14, 2012.
- "Reeve Carney Album & Song Chart History - Adult Pop Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 14, 2012.
- "Reeve Carney Album & Song Chart History - Canadian Hot 100". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved November 14, 2012.
- "Victoria Justice Joins Fox's 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' Remake". Billboard. The Hollywood Reporter. January 4, 2016. Retrieved January 4, 2016.