For Disney, he voiced Kuzco in the 2000 animated feature film, The Emperor's New Groove and its direct-to-video sequel Kronk's New Groove, and played as C.J. Barnes on the ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules from 2004 to 2005. He also played Ed Gunt in the ABC TV show The Mayor.
- The Emperor's New Groove (2000) - Kuzco (movie stock footage; uncredited)
- Spade was at one point considered for the role of Chicken Little in the 2005 film Chicken Little, along with Michael J. Fox and Matthew Broderick.