Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Every Disney Princess has a Prince! Ariel's Prince Eric (Christopher Daniel Barnes)
Every Disney Princess has a Prince!
Ariel's Prince Eric
(Christopher Daniel Barnes)
November 7th, 1972
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 providing the voice of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in the 1990s Fox television series Spider-Man: The Animated Series, and for his portrayal of Greg Brady in the films The Brady Bunch Movie and A Very Brady Sequel. He was once the national teenage spokesperson for Greenpeace.
Life and career
Disney voice over work
He is also widely known for providing the voice of Prince Eric in Disney's 1989 animated film The Little Mermaid, which he reprised in the Square Enix/Disney video game Kingdom Hearts II. He was only 16 years old when he first provided the voice but the producers cast him because he sounded much older. He also voice-played for Prince Charming in Cinderella II: Dreams Come True and Cinderella III: A Twist in Time, earning him the nickname, "Mr. Barnes."
His best-known role is the voice of Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Spider-Man: The Animated Series, which ran from 1994 to 1998 and remains the longest-running TV series based on the superhero. He also provided the voice of Spider-Man Noir in the video game Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions, and Spider-Man 2099 in Spider-Man: Edge of Time.
Other voice over work
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 as Police Quest III: The Kindred, 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.
In the 1986-1987 TV series Starman, he played the teenage boy Scott, the son of the Starman.
He was also in a short-lived sitcom called Day by Day and played Greg Brady in the Brady Bunch parody movies (1995 and 1996). He starred as Leonard Rickets in the sitcom Malcom & Eddie. He has also appeared in Beverly Hills, 90210, Clueless, Wings, Blossom, JAG, The Golden Girls, Touched by an Angel, Herman's Head, Time Trax, 7th Heaven, Empty Nest, Girlfriends, CBS Schoolbreak Special and ABC Weekend Specials.