Spider-Man: The New Animated Series Cast Bios
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Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris recently starred in the Broadway revival at Studio 54 in the critically acclaimed "Cabaret" as the Emcee. Prior to this, he performed on Broadway as Lee Harvey Oswald in the play Assassins." Harris continues his work on the small screen since his "early days" as the adored title character in “Doogie Howser, M.D.” TV credits include: “Stark Raving Mad,” “Joan Of Arc,” “The Man In The Attic,” “Cold Sassy Tree,” and “The Wedding Dress.” Harris is also voice talent in the forthcoming VH1 animated talk show spoof, “Hey Joel.” Rounding out his accomplishments is his strong theater background including "Rent," "Romeo & Juliet," and "Reprise! Sweeney Todd."
Peter Parker is voiced by Neil Patrick Harris who is the alter ego of Spider-Man. He was bitten by a genetically altered spider which gave him superhuman powers. Peter attends college at Empire State University. He works as a stringer photographer for the Daily Bugle as well as selling candid video footage of Spider-Man to Empire 1 to help make ends meet.
Lisa Loeb recently released her latest album titled “Cake And Pie” featuring 12 original songs composed or co-written by herself and a variety of songwriters and producers including Randy Scruggs, Dweezil Zappa, Glen Ballard, and Peter Collins. Loeb has also kept busy in the time between albums by taking a turn at acting with roles on television which include: “The Drew Carrey Show” and “The Chris Isaak Show.” She performed opposite Oscar winner Geoffrey Rush in the film, “The House On Haunted Hill.” She is currently on a North American tour with her band Nine Stories.
Mary Jane Watson / MJ is voiced by Lisa Loeb who attends Empire State University where she is majoring in drama. She is independent and free-spirited and is good friends with Peter Parker and Harry Osborn. She struggles with her will they / won't they become romantically 'involved relationship with Peter Parker on a daily basis. MJ also has feelings for Spider-man not knowing that he is secretly Peter Parker.
Ian Ziering starred as “Steve Sanders” in the successful and popular television series “Beverly Hills, 90210,” for the shows’ entire nine year run. His additional television work includes “Guiding Light,” “Twice In A Lifetime,” “Flour Babies,” and “Terrible Things My Mother Told Me.” Ziering’s additional voice talent credits include “Biker Mice From Mars,” “The Mighty Ducks” and “Godzilla.” Ziering made his feature film debut in “Endless Love” in 1981 and has since starred in “Flash Flame,” “Savate,” and in the television movie, “Daytona Blues: The Women Of Spring Break.” His theater roles include “Peter Pan,” “I Remember Mama,” and “What is Art?”
Harry Osborn is voiced by Ian Ziering who is a wealthy and privileged friend and roommate of Peter Parker. Attends Empire State University but is not necessarily there for the academics but rather the social life. Blames Spider-Man for his father's death.