See what the person who played ‘Barney the dinosaur’ looks like [pics]

Have you ever wondered what was under the big purple suit? If so, today’s your lucky day.

The person behind one of the most popular children’s shows of all time, Barney the Dinosaur, has finally been revealed.

In an interview with Business Insider, David Joyner spoke about what it was like to play Barney for 10 years.


He said that being inside the costume was pretty cool, although very, very hot.

“Being inside this costume is pretty cool”, Joyner said.

“Now Barney is about 70 pounds, and it can get over 120 degrees inside, so inside you’re sweating profusely.”


And if you’re now in the mood for a bit of Barney, here’s a little throwback: