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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 onDanny Phantom, the voice of Maggie's brother Aldrin on The Buzz on Maggie, and the voice of Marty McFlyMichael J. Fox's animated character, on Back to the Future: The Animated Series.

Biography

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's father is Jewish and his mother is Catholic. Kaufman is the one of five children and is the older brother of actor Adam Kaufman, and also has 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.

He has worked with the Daly family of actors on several projects: He worked with Tim Daly on Superman: The Animated Series and its subsequent spin-offs, playing Jimmy Olsen. He worked with Tim's sister, Tyne Daly on the film Kids Like These and will join Tim again in the animated film Justice League: Doom, reprising his role of Jimmy Olsen.

Filmography

Television work

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

​Films

​Commercials

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, and reprised the role for both Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2, and The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes.

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

Danny Phantom in: Nicktoons Unite!Nicktoons: Battle for Volcano IslandNicktoons: Attack of the Toybots, & Nicktoons: Globs of Doom

Johnny Storm / Human Torch: Ultimate Spider-Man (video game)

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