Christopher Daniel Barnes About Credits Gallery Links
arrow Shut Up and Kiss Me screens at Cannes Film Festival; wins at Key West Indie Fest! See the SUaKM news section for details. (posted 11 May 2004)
arrow Chris shares his thoughts on Spider-man in three video clips from the A&E "Biography" of Spider-man creator Stan Lee. (11 May 2004)
arrow Chris and the rest of the cast of Shut Up and Kiss Me attended the West Coast premier of film at the Newport Beach Film Festival on April 18th. Check out this cast picture, or a larger, watermarked version here. (posted 28 April 2004)
arrow In 1996 Chris added screenwriter to his long list of credits. A sci-fi newsletter reports that independent production company Trident Entertainment struck a deal for Chris's original screenplay Five Star Clearance, a futuristic espionage thriller. Trident describes the feature as The Fugitive meets 1984. (posted 2 September 2003)

Birthdate November 7, 1972
Hometown Portland, Maine
Siblings Lisa (actress) and Steve
Height ~6 ft. 1 in.
Eyes Brown
Musical proficiencies Guitar, alto saxophone, voice
First film American Dreamer (1984)
Most recent project Shut Up and Kiss Me (2004)

Last updated May 11, 2004
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  American actor Christopher Daniel Barnes began his career as a child model. Acting professionally since the age of eight, often as under the stage name "C.B. Barnes," he began acting in TV commercials in 1981, racking up credits in over 100.

CDB in 'E! Behind the Scenes of A Very Brady Sequel'In his feature film debut Chris appeared opposite Tom Conti and Jobeth Williams in American Dreamer. He went on to become a regular for two years on the daytime drama "As the World Turns." At 13 he moved to California to star with Robert Hays in the TV series "Starman," based on the movie of the same name. A leading role in the NBC series "Day by Day" followed. Chris then appeared in several ABC Afterschool Specials and CBS Schoolbreak Specials. He also landed supporting parts in TV movies (Exile, Murder Without Motive) and occasional episodic guest appearances (Blossom). When not in front of the camera, Chris served as the teenage spokesman for Greenpeace.

In the mid-nineties Chris could be seen as the bell-bottommed, '70s teen legend Greg Brady in the Brady Bunch movies. He also provided the voice of Spider-Man for the Fox animated series, as well as Prince Eric's in Disney's The Little Mermaid. Recently Chris has made several guest appearances on TV shows including "7th Heaven" and "Touched by an Angel." In 2002 Chris voiced Prince Charming in Disney's Cinderella II: Dreams Come True. Chris stars in the the independent film Shut Up and Kiss Me to be released August 2004.


Read Chris's 1995 Starlog interview, "Chris Barnes, The Spectacular Spider-Man"

Chris discusses Spider-man, whom he voiced in the mid-90s animated series, in three RealMedia* video clips from A&E's 1995 "Biography: Stan Lee: ComiX-man." Many thanks go to DRG4, who kindly provided the clips.
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