Alan Forester

Mature, warm, great with medical, scientific copy

Voice Description

Warmth, maturity and an intelligent presentation is what I deliver best.Whether it’s for a message on hold, voicemail greetings, podcasting or a corporate/industrial video, you can count on me for SOUND DELIVERY, 24-7.

When you want an authoritative narrator for medical or scientific copy, I make the toughest technical words conversational and easy to understand. And, I deliver a smooth, energetic commercial voice, to drum up enthusiasm for what you have to say.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - British
• English - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• Songs

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer


My Home Base

Southern California, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

I offer versatility on the fun side, with regional American dialects from East to West (New York City, New England, Boston/Maine, Southern, West Virginia, and Texan. Great straight and comic foreign dialects include Irish, Yiddish, Japanese, East Indian, Russian/East European, German, French, Spanish and 3 flavors of British accents. And, I read French and Spanish language copy fluently.

My custom-created Alan Forester cartoon characters are ready to audition.I creat such familiar toon-guys as Paddy the Irish Potato (at least his roots are in Ireland), super-hero Arnold Schvitzengroper the Ex-Terminator, Buford Gopher ("holes in them thar hills!"), and Sting-Key, a security guard who is often mistaken for Bogart (as time goes by).

I'm Alan Forester, a multi-talented, voice-over veteran. I wprk quickly and take direction well, either in your studio or by phone patch forSOUND DELIVERY by mp3, wav, or you name the format.
Check out my demos. More free samples available. Better than shopping at Costco!

My Voice Experience


WORLD VISION – National TV documentary spot announcements (series of six)

COMP-CARE – So. Calif. TV documentary-style
commercial, voiceover and on-camera

MISSION HOSPITAL – San Diego TV commercial, hospital/Chest Pain Center

SOAP DROPS – National TV commercial, pilot, liquid soap products

ALPHA-BETA – So. Calif. radio commercial, regional supermarket chain

Dr. CARTER’S CLINIC – San Diego radio commercial, Weight Loss Clinic

INTERCEPTOR – So. Calif. radio commercial, regional security system supplier (series of ten)

FORD AEROSPACE – So. Calif. radio commercial, character voice, Irish leprechaun

KWIKSET – So. Calif. radio commercials (series of eight) comic voices, lock supplier

KAUFMAN & BROAD – So. Calif. radio commercials (series of 4) character voices (real estate)


N.A.S.A – Promotional video projects, presented to Congress for funding (series of 14), narration, JPL

HUNT-WESSON FOODS – Inservice training videos (series of 7), narration, national food industrial

COLDWELL-BANKER – Inservice training videos (series of 6), narration, national realtors

DOLE FRESH VEGETABLES – Promotional video, narration, national food industrial

TOSHIBA MEDICAL – Promotional video, narration, international technology company

SUN WORLD – Promotional videos (series of 4), narration, national food industrial

CARL KARCHER ENTERPRISES – Inservice training videos (series of 6), regional restaurant chain

COOPERVISION – Technical training video in techniques of eye surgery, narration, national

SINGLEPOINT – Promotional videos (series of 3), narration, regional insurance company

AMERICAN MEDICAL – Instructional videos (series of 4), narration, national medical training firm

MEDCOM -- Instructional video, voiceover acting, young surgeon, nationa medical training firm

My Training

At the tender age of eight, I made doing the family dinner dishes was less tedious if I made a "radio show" out of the chore, doing play-by-play of each step of the process. I would ride my bike around the neighborhood for hours, playing "bus driver",calling out the names of the imaginary stops. I even announced assorted spoonfuls of fruit salad. My parents' just scratched their heads! My first job in radio was at age 16, leading to fulltime work for the next 10 years at both radio and TV stations in the Midwest, including such voice services as DJ, sportscaster, puppeteer, weather forecaster, and straight announcer.
A highlight of my voiceover career was in the 1990's as narrator/spokesman at Jet Propulsion Laboratory for a series of video presentations to the U.S. Congress, pitching for N.A.S.A. forthcoming space projects.

My Studio Equipment

I operate my own home studio with Pro Tools LE 7.3 with MP3 and wav conversion capability, supported by a Mac OS X laptop.

Additional Skills

I earned a B.A. in both Speech and Psychology at Wayne State University, later a PhD in Clinical Psychology at Case Western Reserve University. Now I live and work as a psychologist and actor in Southern California.
With more than twenty years of experience, I have produced a great many effective voice productions. On the one hand, I enjoy reading and writing copy, the tougher the challenge the more I excel.On the other, I love to have fun with the creation of character voices.

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Contact Information

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