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Tim Dever with his daughter Kaitlyn Dever.

Tim Dever (born July 10, 1969 in Silver Spring, Maryland)[1] is an actor who shared the voice role of Barney in nine home videos, usually serving as his speaking voice while Duncan Brannan provided his singing voice.

Personal Life

Dever is married to his wife Kathy Dever. Both of them were ice-skating coaches in Phoenix, Arizona. They both have three daughters who are Kaitlyn, Mady and Jane Dever.


Dever coached in Phoenix until he won a nationwide cattle call to become the voice of Barney. He would later go on to voice another popular children’s character, Bob the Builder.[2]



  1. Super Singing Circus (Speaking)
  2. Come On Over To Barney's House (Speaking)
  3. Barney's Dino Dancin' Tunes (Speaking in new footage)
  4. Be My Valentine Love, Barney (Speaking)
  5. Let's Go to the Zoo (Speaking)
  6. Barney's Zoo Tour (Speaking and some singing)
  7. Barney's Pajama Party (Entire role in the new content)
  8. You Can Be Anything (Speaking)
  9. Barney's Beach Party (Speaking)
  10. Round and Round We Go (Speaking)
  11. Barney's Christmas Star (Entire role)


  • Dever's voice for Barney sounds similar to Duncan Brannan's, but deeper (not to the same extent as Bob West).