Barry Gordon


December 21, 1948 (age 65)


Brookline, Massachusetts


Actor, voice actor, TV host, TV producer, singer

Characters Played:

Junior Wetworth, Governor Wetworth (Seasons 3 and 4), additional voices

Barry Gordon

Barry Gordon

Barry Gordon (born December 21, 1948) is an American flim and TV actor, voice actor, political talk show host, and producer. On The Snorks, he was best known for voicing Junior Wetworth, Governor Wetworth in the last two seasons, and a few additional characters. 

Characters Played

Other Notable Voice Roles

  • Donatello - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987 series)
  • Nestle Quik Bunny (1978 - 2005)
  • Razor/Jake Clawson - SWAT Kats
  • Clamhead - Jabberjaw
  • Dr. Fossil - Darkwing Duck
  • Reggie Moonshroud - Gravedale High
  • Inky - Pac-Man
  • Captain Marvel Junior/Freddy Freeman - The Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam!
  • American Rabbit - The Adventures of the American Rabbit

Acting Roles

  • Chopper Cooper - Leave It To Beaver
  • Buzzy Hanson - Dennis the Menace
  • Harry Johnson and Jack Benny as a child - The Jack Benny Show
  • Dennis Whitehead - The New Dick Van Dyke Show
  • Charlie Harrison - Fish
  • Gary Rabinowitz - Archie Bunker's Place
  • Roger Hightower - A Family For Joe
  • Nava - Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
  • Mr. Levin - Becker
  • Rabbi - Curb Your Enthusiasm

Early Career

Barry Gordon was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, but moved out to Hollywood as a young child. At the age of six, he recorded "Nuttin' For Christmas," which made him become the youngest performer to hit the American Top 40 (it was #6 in 1955). He guest starred on numerous TV shows throughout his childhood, and continued to thrive in the acting business throughout the next several decades. 

Personal Life

Bary Gordon was president of the Screen Actors Guild from 1988 to 1995. In 1998, he was the Democratic Party nominee for the US Congress, representing Pasadena. He lost that year to the incumbant James Rogan (of the Republican Party). Also in 2007, he hosted Barry Gordon From Left Field, a progressive radio talk show. He has also been married four times. 

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