Barney Wiki

Tim Dever (born July 10, 1969 in Silver Spring, Maryland)[1] is an actor who shared the voice role of Barney in 9 home videos, usually serving as his speaking voice while Duncan Brannan provided his singing voice.

Tim Dever also did the voice of Barney in a NPT (Nashville Public Television) promo that was released in 2002.

Personal Life

Tim Dever is married to his wife Kathy Dever. Both of them were ice skating coaches in Phoenix, Arizona. They both have 3 daughters who are Kaitlyn Dever, Mady Dever, and Jane Dever.


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

Tim Dever was supposed to continue his role as Barney in Season 7, but due to a family tragedy he had been dismissed, and he was eventually replaced by Dean Wendt.



  1. Barney's 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)