James Hooper

Distinctive and reassuring, your favorite uncle

Voice Description

James Hooper's voice is distinctive and reassuring, and has been called "avuncular" by the well-informed. His voice is the voice of your favorite uncle.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

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

• 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
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

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 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


My Home Base

, Washington, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

James has a American english speaking voice and can do the voice with little or no accent. Pronunciation of difficult words is excellent. He also has an "Upper Atlantic coast" accent appropriate for characters as well as for narration and announcing. Favorite characterizations have include a well-educated NYC cab driver, a British waiter currently working in the US, and a self-effacing research professor. He has been cast as the guy next door, father, husband, and announcer.

My Voice Experience

James Hooper has been studying Voice Over since 2001 and entered the field in 2007. He won Voicetrax San Francisco's own "Voicetrax Idol" competition in 2007 and was signed to Stars the Agency in San Francisco as a non-union talent. His voice over experience clients include Sutter Health, Hewlett-Packard, and the National ELCA Youth Conference.

James has performed in community level musical theater productions that include Fiddler on the Roof (Russian soldier), Children of Eden (Noah), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Ruben), the Littlest Angel (cast member), Cinderella (herald), Ann of Green Gables (station master), and Most Happy Fella (doctor).

My Training

Studied at Voicetrax San Francisco between 2001 and 2008. Studied under Pat Fraley, Samantha Paris, Thom Pinto, and Sirenetta Leoni.

My Studio Equipment

Pro-Tools running on a MacBook Pro with an MBox2, Audio Technica AV4047SV microphone.

Additional Skills

In addition to being a voice actor, James is a skilled management and quality consultant and business process facilitator. He holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University and an MS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University.

He had over 25 years with Hewlett-Packard company as a quality manager, quality consultant, inventory manager, marketing manager, and field software analyst.

He has a working knowledge of pharmaceutical terminology from work experience the health care field prior to Hewlett-Packard.

Payment Methods Accepted

• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency

Contact Information

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• James Hooper was last active on Voice123 109 days ago

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