folksy, elegant, crackly, ironic,smooth, friendly,
Warm mid-range with a little crackle or rasp for a friendly spokesman or man on the street; a smooth, manly elegance for sophisticated sales projects; gritty, rugged and low for period and atmospheric pieces; educated, articulate, and precise for technical narrations. Can be pompous & pretentious or cozy & grandfatherly; bleak & weary for character pieces, or up-beat and energetic for hard sells. Brings a natural, real-person feel to everything--a sense of authenticity.
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - British
• English - USA and Canada
• English - Other
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
My Recording and Delivery Capabilities
• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I have ISDN in my studio
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP
• I can record and then deliver the files by regular mail
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
My Home Base
, Nevada, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
English--sophisticated Oxford or Cambridge, English--regular London bloke, Irish--County Cork, New York--Brooklyn, sophisticated New York--Manhattan, Texas, South Carolina, comic German, vaguely "European".
My Voice Experience
HERE'S A LITTLE ABOUT ME AND MY VOICE OVER EXPERIENCE
Trained as an actor, I began doing voice work in Buffalo, NY while doing theatre & teaching at Buffalo State. Moving back to Seattle, where I was pursuing a Ph.D. at UW, I began actively pursuing voice work in 1978. After 3 years and while I had a national TV spot running, I moved down to the big pond--LA. I got an agent and booked a few gigs--movie trailers, commercials. After about 3 years, I moved to Las Vegas, went into the gaming industry and did voice work as a sideline--commercials, narrations; affiliated with Studio Center for 10 years; announcer for Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, documentaries. Since separating from Studio Center 3 years ago, I've been ramping up to hustling aggressively for myself in the new on-line world of voice acting.
RECENTLY BOOKED PROJECTS
Ho-Chunk Gaming TV & radio, Home Federal Bank TV & radio, Interstate Plumbing TV & radio, Luray Caverns TV & radio
B.A. in Drama @ UC Santa Barbara,
M.A. in Theater Arts @ UCLA,
Ph.D. in Drama Arts @ University of Washington
My Studio Equipment
Sony Sound Forge editing software
Rode NT1-A microphone
Prima LT 1.01 ISDN box
Education in Spanish, French, and Italian enables me to correctly pronounce words in those languages, though my vocabulary is inadequate for conversational or colloquial speech. Years of advanced education enable me to speak technical, scientific, and medical jargon authoritatively and convincingly.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers
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