Derek Richards was a character played by Rickey Carter who debuted in the Backyard Gang video Waiting for Santa replacing Salim Grant who played Jason. He appeared in the later videos of the series, as well as in the first two seasons of Barney & Friends

About Derek

Barney and Derek

Derek and Barney

  • Family: Lives with mother, father, two brothers, a pet goldfish (Angel), and a dog (Fluffy). His Granddad Richards came for a visit in "Grandparents are Grand".
  • Hobbies: Reading books, making jokes, playing baseball.