Reeve Carney (born April 18, 1983) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. He appeared in the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark as the character of Peter Parker/Spider-Man.
His brother-in-law is Greg Garbowsky, bass player for the Jonas Brothers, to whom his sister, Paris Carney, is married.
Carney was born and raised in the West Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, New York City, USA, with his brother Zane and sister Paris . His great uncle was the late actor Art Carney.
Carney attended the Academy of Music at Alexander Hamilton High School in Los Angeles with his brother, Zane and future band mates Aiden Moore and Jon Epcar. He went on to study at the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music, majoring in studio jazz guitar.
At age 15, Carney was playing guitar professionally at B.B King's night club in Los Angeles, California.
His first band, Reeve Carney and the Revolving Band, consisted of brother Zane, sister, Paris, JD Lipscombe on bass and Gavin Salmon on drums and toured extensively with blues legend, Jonny Lang, while Reeve, simultaneously played guitar in Lang's band. His second band, Carney, consists of Reeve, Zane on guitar, Aiden Moore on bass and Jon Epcar on drums. Carney released their debut album, "Mr. Green Vol. 1", in May 2010. The band opened for Arcade Fire and U2 in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada on July 30 on the final date of the U2 360° Tour.
Since 2010, Carney lives in Manhattan. He starred for 3 years, as Spider-Man in the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, which began previews in November 2010. The rest of the band is performing as part of the pit orchestra for Turn Off the Dark. He played his final performance on Sunday, September 15, 2013.
In August 2011, Carney was cast as the late singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley in an untitled movie biography to be directed by Jake Scott. Production was announced to begin in November 2011.
Carney has also been named a Givenik Ambassador.
Carney played Taylor Swift's love interest in her "I Knew You Were Trouble" music video.
Following his departure from Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Carney has joined the cast of the Showtime pilot "Penny Dreadful".
- Studio albums
- Looking Glass EP (2004)
- Nothing without You EP (2008)
- Mr. Green Vol. 1 (2010)
- Live albums
- Live at Molly Malone’s (2006)
|Year||Title||Peak chart positions||Album|
|2011||"Rise Above 1"
(with Bono & The Edge)
|74||48||5||34||71||Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark|
|"O Mistress Mine"||2010||Elliot Goldenthal||The Tempest|
|"Boy Falls from the Sky"||2011||none||Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark|
|"Rise Above 1"||Bono & The Edge|
|"Picture This"||Bono, The Edge & Jennifer Damiano|
|"I Just Can't Walk Away (Say It Now)"||Jennifer Damiano & T.V. Carpio|
|"Bouncing off the Walls"||Matt Caplan, Luther Creek, Kristen Faith Oei & Sean Samuels|
|"No More"||Jennifer Damiano|
|"DIY World"||Patrick Page & Laura Beth Wells|
|"Rise Above 2"||T.V. Carpio & Jennifer Damiano|
|"New for You"||2012||none||The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2|
|1994||Dave's World||Extra||TV series (episode "The Funeral")|
|1994||Pom Poko||Various voices|
|1999||Snow Falling on Cedars||Young Ishmael Chambers||Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a Feature Film|
|2004||Father of the Pride||Voice||TV series (episode "Donkey")|
|2011||Jump Start Live||Various voices||TV series (Episode dated 6 January 2011)|
|2012||I Knew You Were Trouble. Music Video||Ex Boyfriend||Taylor Swift's Music Video.|
|2014||Penny Dreadful||Dorian Gray||TV series|