Spider-Man has been the source of countless spin-offs and adaptations in both live-action and animation. Among the latest additions to this ever-expanding universe is the 2021 Disney Junior animated series Spidey and His Amazing Friends.
This show introduces a younger Peter Parker who forms a Spidey team with Gwen Stacy and Miles Morales, resembling the popular blockbuster Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. However, in this iteration, all three characters are children. Together, they encounter a host of iconic Spider-Man villains and occasionally join forces with other renowned Marvel allies.
The first two seasons and a collection of shorts are all available for streaming on Disney+. Dive into the following guide for the cast and characters of Spidey and His Amazing Friends, featuring the central friends and foes of the Spider trio.
Benjamin Valic as Peter Parker/Spidey
Peter Parker, known as Spider-Man or Spidey, is beloved in New York. As in previous versions, he is an intelligent and inventive genius, creating gadgets like the supercomputer WEB-STER and little Spider-bot sidekicks for himself and his team. He’s a cat enthusiast and a devoted fan of Iron Man and Black Panther.
Although his temper can sometimes lead to mission distractions, he is fully aware that great power comes with great responsibility. Benjamin Valic, a child voice actor, is notable for voicing Baby Sonic in Sonic the Hedgehog and his role in Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio.
Jakari Fraser as Miles Morales
Miles Morales, Peter’s best friend, is another gifted hero with Spider-Man abilities, using the alias Spin (inspired by spiders’ web-spinning abilities). With dark, curly hair, Miles has Puerto Rican and Black heritage and unique invisibility powers, along with a distinctive black and red Spider suit. His Spider-bot is TWIST-E.
Jakari Fraser, a child actor, has lent his voice to animated series like Blaze and the Monster Machines and Interrupting Chicken. He has also appeared in live-action projects such as Abbott Elementary, Ben is Back, and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.
Lily Sanfelippo as Gwen Stacy/Ghost Spider
Gwen is another friend of Peter and Miles, operating under the Spidey alias of Ghost Spider, which may come as a surprise if you just like to call her Spider-Gwen. What’s the reason behind Gwen taking on the name of Ghost Spider? Well, given the unfortunate fate that has befallen many of her alternate-universe counterparts, she makes the choice to embrace the name “Ghost-Spider.”
She has blonde hair with pink-dyed tips, donning a white and pink Spider suit. Gwen’s special ability to fly is due to the wings on her suit, and her Spider-bot is TWIST-E. She exhibits a detective’s keen eye, akin to her mother. Lily Sanfelippo, a teen actress, has lent her voice to other animated projects like Firebuds and Turning Red. She has also made appearances in episodes of Superstore and Young Sheldon.
Dee Bradley Baker as TRACE-E/TWIST-E
TRACE-E and TWIST-E serve as the Spider-bot sidekicks to Peter and Miles, respectively. These little gadgets were designed by Peter to assist all his friends.
Dee Bradley Baker, a prolific voice actor, is renowned for his roles in animated series like American Dad!, SpongeBob SquarePants, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. His voice has also been featured in major films such as the original Space Jam, The Suicide Squad, and Shang-Chi: The Legend of the Ten Rings.
Melanie Minichino as Aunt May
Aunt May, as in past adaptations, serves as Peter’s legal guardian. In this iteration, she appears much younger than in previous versions, given that the core Spidey trio consists of children.
Melanie Minichino, an actress, has previously voiced characters in animated series like The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show, T.O.T.S., and the 2017 Spider-Man Disney show. She has also made appearances in episodes of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, S.W.A.T., and The Sopranos.
Eugene Byrd and Gabrielle Ruiz as Jeff and Rio Morales
Jeff Morales, Miles’ father, serves as a police officer for the NYPD, much like his portrayal in Into the Spider-Verse. Eugene Byrd, an actor, has appeared in TV shows such as Secrets of Sulphur Springs, All American, and Bones. He has also provided his voice for other animated projects like Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, The Legend of Vox Machina, and Superman: Man of Tomorrow.
Rio Morales, Miles’ mother, works as an ER doctor. Gabrielle Ruiz, an actress, is known for her role as Valencia Perez in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. She has also featured in episodes of Modern Family and Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.
Kari Wahlgren as Helen Stacy
Helen Stacy, Gwen’s mother, works as a detective for the NYPD and, notably, is still alive in this adaptation—contrasting with her usual fate in the comics. Kari Wahlgren, a voice actress, is recognized for her contributions to the English dub of anime series such as Mirage of Blaze and Witch Hunter Robin. She is best known for voicing Jessica in Rick and Morty and has featured in other prominent animated properties like Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, DC Super Hero Girls, and Carmen Sandiego.
Scott Porter as George Stacy
George Stacy, Gwen’s father, is a police captain at the NYPD. Scott Porter, an actor, has appeared in films including Speed Racer, Music and Lyrics, and The To-Do List. He has starred in TV series like Ginny & Georgia, Hart of Dixie, and Friday Night Lights. Porter has also contributed his voice to video games, featuring in titles like God of War: Ragnarok, Marvel’s Avengers, and Batman: Arkham Knight.
T’Challa, the young king of Wakanda and the guardian of the nation as Black Panther, frequently contends with villains attempting to steal the coveted Vibranium resource. Tru Valentino, an actor known for his role in The Rookie, has voiced characters in animated series, including The Cuphead Show!, Fast & Furious Spy Racers, and Madagascar: A Little Wild.
Sandra Saad as Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel
Kamala Khan, another child superhero adopting the moniker Ms. Marvel, boasts superpowers, allowing her to stretch her limbs like rubber, aligning with her comic book counterpart. Sandra Saad, a voice actress, has contributed to numerous video games, including Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and League of Legends, and even voices Kamala Khan in the video game Marvel’s Avengers.
Armen Taylor as The Hulk
The Hulk is a young, giant, green humanoid hero with gamma-powered super strength. Unlike previous depictions, this version of the Hulk leans towards clumsiness and hasn’t exhibited transforming or “Hulking out.”
Armen Taylor, a voice actor, is recognized for providing the English-dubbed voices for anime series like Ghost in the Shell SAC_2045, Vinland Saga, and Hunter x Hunter. His voice acting credits extend to video games, encompassing titles such as World of Warcraft, Hello Neighbor 2, and Diablo Immortal.
John Stamos as Tony Stark/Iron Man
Tony Stark, a tech genius and billionaire who crafted the Iron Man armor, remains a central character in this adaptation. Similar to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Peter is a fervent admirer of Tony Stark, who lends a hand in teaching and assisting him during missions.
John Stamos, an actor renowned for his role as Uncle Jesse in the 90s sitcom Full House, has subsequently starred in other TV series like Thieves, ER, and Grandfathered. Stamos has also contributed his voice to other animated projects, including Mickey Mouse Funhouse and Harley Quinn.
Sean Giambrone and Maya Aoki Tuttle as Ant-Man and the Wasp
Ant-Man, a superhero with the ability to change size, teams up with Wasp, another hero capable of size alteration and flight. Sean Giambrone, an actor best known for his role as Adam Goldberg in the TV sitcom The Goldbergs, has a voice acting portfolio that includes Clarence, Solar Opposites, and Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous.
Wasp, who can change her size and still fly, is portrayed by Maya Aoki Tuttle, a voice actress with credits in several video games, including Destiny 2: Lightfall, Marvel Avengers Academy, and the latest The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.
JP Karliak as Green Goblin
The Green Goblin, an iconic Spider-Man villain frequently challenging the Spidey trio, exhibits a more chaotic and mischievous nature in this version, delighting in creating trouble. JP Karliak, a voice actor, has contributed his talents to other animated series, including Trolls: Trolltopia, The Boss Baby: Back in Business, and The New Looney Tunes.
Kelly Ohanian as Doc Ock
Doc Ock, one of the more intelligent and formidable criminals the Spidey team confronts, is introduced in the second season of this adaptation.
In this version, she is portrayed as a woman who builds machines, including her iconic mechanical tentacles. She also deploys miniature Octobots to counter the Spidey team’s Spider-bots. Kelly Ohanian, a voice actress, has worked on various video games, including No More Heroes III and Epic Seven.
Justin Shenkarow as Rhino
The Rhino, a supervillain known for brawn rather than brains, often appears in scenarios involving gold theft or indulging in ice cream. Justin Shenkarow, a voice actor, is recognized for his roles in classic cartoons such as Hey Arnold!, Lloyd in Space, and Recess. He has also starred in TV series like Picket Fences, Eerie, Indiana, and Sons and Daughters.
Stephanie Lemelin as Electro
Electro, a villain introduced in the second season with the power to manipulate and project electricity, is depicted as a woman in this iteration, differing from the traditional comics. Stephanie Lemelin, a voice actress, has contributed to other animated series such as Young Justice, Dawn of the Croods, and Harvey Girls Forever! She has also featured in TV series like The Whole Truth, Cavemen, and The Young and the Restless.
Jaiden Klein as Felicia Hardy/Black Cat
Black Cat, a young thief with a penchant for stealing shiny objects, serves as an anti-hero who wavers between criminal activity and aiding the Spidey team. In keeping with the comics, Black Cat develops an affection for Peter. Jaiden Klein, a young actress, is recognized for originating the Broadway role of Young Elsa in Frozen the Musical. She has also starred in TV series like WeCrashed, and I Know This Much is True.
Tom Wilson as Sandman
Sandman, a supervillain introduced in the second season, possesses the power to manipulate earth, especially in the form of sand. This iteration also presents him as a father. Tom Wilson, best known for portraying Biff Tannen in the Back to the Future trilogy, has appeared in films like The Heat and TV shows such as Legends of Tomorrow and Zach Stone is Gonna Be Famous. Wilson has built his voice acting repertoire with roles in series like The Patrick Star Show, Pig Goat Banana Cricket, and Dragons: Riders of Berk.