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Duncan Ray Brannan (born June 25th, 1970 in Fort Worth, Texas) is an American voice actor, who has provided voices for a number of mainstream children's entertainment characters, English-language versions of Japanese anime, and other commercial properties.


Brannan was first known for the voice of Chuck E. Cheese in chains across the U.S. and the English and Spanish voice in national commercials seen on PBS, Nickelodeon, from 1993 to 2012.

He is also known for his work with on the children's TV series Barney & Friends for which he did the role from 1997-2000, having provided Barney's character and singing voice for a handful of home video releases, his singing voice for the PBS series and other home video releases, as well as his voice for numerous public relations spots on radio and television and various forms of merchandise, such as plush toys, games, compact discs, and more. He was also Barney's speaking voice in "My Party with Barney", the Barney video that was personalized while Bob West, Barney's original actor, did the singing.

Barney Filmography

NOTE: In most roles, Brannan only supplies Barney's singing voice, while dialogue is voiced by Tim Dever.


  1. My Party with Barney (1998) (Speaking only, some dialogue)
  2. Barney's Super Singing Circus (2000) (Singing only)
  3. Come on Over to Barney's House (2000) (Singing only)
  4. Barney's Dino Dancin' Tunes (2000) (Singing only)
  5. Be My Valentine, Love Barney (2000) (Singing only)
  6. Let's Go to the Zoo (2001) (Singing only)
  7. You Can Be Anything (2002) (Singing only)
  8. Barney's Beach Party (2002) (Some speaking dialogue and Singing role)
  9. Round and Round We Go (2002) (Singing only)


  1. Barney Rocks! (2000) (Entire role)

Mall Tours

  1. Barney's Open House (2000) (Entire role)
  2. Barney's Zoo Tour (2001) (Singing role)

Live Attraction

  1. Barney's Theatre (2000-2002) (Entire role)


  • Duncan Brannan provided the voice of Barney in part of Season 4 and It's Time for Counting while Bob West and David Joyner left to film Barney's Great Adventure. However, Bob West dubbed over Duncan Brannan's lines when he returned.
  • Brannan provided the voice of Barney at the La Brea Tar Pits April 8, 1998 which was in commemoration of the debut of Barney's Great Adventure. He also voiced Barney in the 1999 and 2000 Macy's Thanksgiving Parade.
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