Barney was a must-see for many kids growing up. But while the big, purple dinosaur was widely recognized, not many knew the man inside the costume.
David Joyner played the character for 10 years on television and in live performances. From 1991 until 2001, he danced and sang to kids all over the world.
But what else do we know about the actor who portrayed the iconic character?
From his first job to his latest gigs, take a look at the Business Insider video below for the full scoop.