Christopher Daniel Barnes

Christopher Daniel Barnes (born November 7, 1972)[1] also known professionally as C. D. Barnes, C. B. Barnes and Chris Barnes, is an American actor and writer. He is best known for his voice role as the title superhero of the 1994 animated series Spider-Man (1994–1998) and as Prince Eric from The Little Mermaid (1989),[2] as well as his on-screen portrayal of Greg Brady in the films The Brady Bunch Movie (1995) and A Very Brady Sequel (1996).

Christopher Daniel Barnes
Christopher Daniel Barnes Animate Miami 2015.jpg
Barnes at the Magic City Comic Con in 2015
Born (1972-11-07) November 7, 1972 (age 48)
Other namesC. B. Barnes, C. D. Barnes, Chris Barnes
OccupationActor
Years active1984–present
Spouse(s)Dawn Nallick (divorced)
Rebecca Guyadeen
(m. 2012)

He starred in 22 episodes of the science fiction series Starman (1986–1987) as the 14-year-old son of the title character played by Robert Hays and Leonard on Malcolm and Eddie (1998–2000).

Early lifeEdit

Christopher Daniel Barnes was born in Portland, Maine on November 7.[1]

CareerEdit

Live-action rolesEdit

In the 1986–1987 series Starman, he played the teenage boy Scott, the son of the Starman. He starred in the NBC sitcom Day by Day for two seasons. 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 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 workEdit

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

As Spider-ManEdit

Vocally, Barnes is best known for his main role in the 1994-1998 Spider-Man series. He later provided the voice of Spider-Man Noir in the 2010 video game Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions,[3] Spider-Man 2099 in the 2011 video game Spider-Man: Edge of Time, Electro, Spyder-Knight and Wolf Spider in the 2012 cartoon series Ultimate Spider-Man and also voiced two special costumes, Symbiote Spider-Man and Superior Spider-Man 2.0 in the 2013 video game Marvel Heroes.[1] He reprised his role of Electro and voiced Vulture in the Mobile game Spider-Man Unlimited.[1]

Other workEdit

He has done voices for other animated series including several characters in Captain Planet and the Planeteers, Tagert McStone in Jackie Chan Adventures, Stripes the Tiger in Sonic Underground, and also voiced adult Speckles from Speckles: The Tarbosaurus.

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.

Personal lifeEdit

Barnes earned his BA in 2004 and his MA in 2009 and enjoys reading, writing short stories, playing the guitar, and practicing yoga.

He is divorced from Dawn Nallick. In 2012, Barnes married his second wife Rebecca Guyadeen.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1984 American Dreamer Kevin Palmer Jr. Credited as C.B. Barnes
1985 Picking up the Pieces Tom Harding Television film
1989 The Little Mermaid Prince Eric (voice) [1][2]
1990 Exile Dave Television film
1991 Frankenstein: The College Years Jay Butterman Television film
1992 Murder Without Motive: The Edmund Perry Story Sean Television film
1995 The Brady Bunch Movie Greg Brady
1995 Spring Fling! Michael Television film
1996 A Pig's Tale Barry Direct-to-video
1996 A Very Brady Sequel Greg Brady
2002 Cinderella II: Dreams Come True Prince Charming (voice) Direct-to-video
2004 Shut Up and Kiss Me Ryan Ballister
2007 Cinderella III: A Twist in Time Prince Charming (voice) Direct-to-video
2007 Disney Princess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams Additional voices Direct-to-video[1]
2012 The Dino King Adult Speckles (voice) English Dub

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1985–1986 As the World Turns Paul Ryan Unknown episodes
1985 ABC Weekend Specials Gardner Waterford (1 episode); "Columbus Circle"
1986–1987 Starman Scott Hayden full 22 episodes, series star Credited as "C.B. Barnes"
1988–1989 Day by Day Ross Harper 33 episodes
1989–1990 ABC Afterschool Special Boyd, Will (2 episodes); "Private Affairs" & "Testing Dirty"
1990 The Golden Girls Kevin Kelly (1 episode); "Feelings"
1990 Captain Planet and the Planeteers Additional voices Credited as Chris Barnes
1992 Herman's Head Crawford's Son (1 episode); "Guns 'n' Neurosis"
1992–1995 Blossom Farnsworth (3 episodes); "The Frat Party", "Ruby", "A Kiss Is Just a Kiss"
1993 Time Trax Josh Elliott (1 episode); "Darien Comes Home"
1994 Empty Nest Raymond (1 episode); "A Chip Off the Old Charley"
1994–1998 Spider-Man: The Animated Series Peter Parker / Spider-Man, Scarlet Spider / Ben Reilly, Spider-Carnage (voices) Main Role; 65 Episodes[1]
1995 CBS Schoolbreak Special Scott Leone (1 episode); "Between Mother and Daughter"
1995 Wings Greg Brady (1 episode); "A House to Die For"
1995 Real Ghosts Fraternity Brother (1 segment); "The Brotherhood"
1996 Clueless Donal Miller (1 episode); "To Party or Not to Party"
1998 Beverly Hills, 90210 Lenny (4 episodes); "Confession", "Brandon Leaves", "Don't Ask, Don't Tell", "The Elephant's Father"
1998–2000 Malcolm & Eddie Leonard Rickets 43 Episodes
1999 Sonic Underground Stripes (voice) (1 episode); "The Last Resort"
2000 7th Heaven Police Officer (2 episodes); "Broke" & "Losers"
2000 JAG Lt. Andy Kingsley (1 episode); "JAG TV"
2001 Girlfriends Ken Duncans (1 episode); "Friends, Colleagues, Brothers"
2001 Touched by an Angel Dennis Loggins (1 episode); "Most Likely to Succeed"
2001 Jackie Chan Adventures Taggart McStone (voice) (1 episode); "Agent Tag"
2013–2016 Ultimate Spider-Man Electro, Spyder-Knight, Wolf Spider, Video Game Voice, Villager (voices) 9 Episodes [1]

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1991 Police Quest III: The Kindred Sergeant Sonny Bonds Credited as Chris Barns
1998 Return to Krondor Additional voices Credited as Christopher Daniel Barns
2002 Law & Order: Dead on the Money Scott Donovan
2003 Law & Order: Double or Nothing
2005 Kingdom Hearts II Prince Eric English Dub
2007 Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+
2010 Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions Spider-Man Noir [1]
2011 Spider-Man: Edge of Time Spider-Man 2099 / Miguel O'Hara [1]
2013 Marvel Heroes Symbiote Spider-Man, Superior Spider-Man [1]
2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Donald Menken
Spider-Man Unlimited Electro, Vulture [1]
2019 Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Electro [1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Christopher Daniel Barnes - 31 Character Images". Behind The Voice Actors.
  2. ^ a b "The-Little-Mermaid - Cast, Crew, Director and Awards". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2014. Archived from the original on July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 1, 2018.
  3. ^ Dan. "Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions at WonderCon — One Of Swords". Oneofswords.com. Archived from the original on 2010-08-13. Retrieved 2010-08-19.

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