David Kaufman (actor)

David Kaufman (actor)
David Kaufman
Born July 23, 1969 (1969-07-23) (age 42)
St. Louis, Missouri
Years active 1991–present
Spouse Lisa Picotte

David Kaufman (born July 23, 1969) is an American voice-over artist and character actor, best known for his roles as the voice of Danny Fenton on Danny Phantom, the voice of Maggie's brother Aldrin on The Buzz on Maggie, and the voice of Marty McFly, Michael J. Fox's animated character, on Back to the Future: The Animated Series.



Kaufman began acting at a young age in his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri, when his kindergarten teacher handed him the plum lead role of Santa Claus in the class Christmas play. Kaufman is the oldest of two brothers, a sister, a stepbrother and a stepsister.

At the age of 18, Kaufman set out from St. Louis, Missouri to attend UCLA's Department of Theatre Arts. Since that time, Kaufman has studied and worked extensively as a professional actor in films and television.

Kaufman lives in Los Angeles with his wife, actress Lisa Picotte, their daughter Gracie, and their son Henry Oliver.


Television series

He has had guest-starring roles on such series as:


  • Your Mother Wears Combat Boots
  • Pearl Harbor
  • Enchanted
  • Role of a Lifetime
  • Red Riding Hood (experimental musical comedy, that was the brain-storm of Director Randal Kleiser)
  • From the Earth to the Moon (produced by Tom Hanks)
  • The Last Prostitute (starring with Sonia Braga)
  • Kids Like These (starring with Tyne Daly and Richard Crenna)
  • Justice League: Doom


as well as spots for Honda, Maxwell House, Dentyne, Chili's, Midas, Wendy's, Twiglets and British Petroleum, among others.

Animated series

Kaufman has lent his voice to several well-known animated series, including Jimmy Olsen from Superman: The Animated Series/Superman: Brainiac Attacks and Dexter Douglas from Freakazoid!, as well as filling in for Michael J. Fox in both the roles of Marty McFly on Back to the Future: The Animated Series and Stuart Little in HBO's Stuart Little: The Animated Series. He voiced Human Torch in Ultimate Spider-Man (video game), and reprised the role for Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2.

Stage work

Kaufman has earned several Los Angeles area critics' awards and nominations. He has been a member of the West Coast Ensemble in Los Angeles for over ten years, performing such varied roles as:

Video Games

Max Justice, Nitro Byrne in Hot Wheels Velocity X

External links

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