John E. Bentley

African American, Rich, Deep Bass/Tenor range,

Voice Description

John is a top African American voice talent in Los Angeles CA who has a home recording studio built for promptness for projects. He's done several commercials, industrials, radio spots, trailers, narrations, on-camera television, commercials, film, and hosting; PSA's, Animated Cartoons, Hip Hop Demos, Public Speaking Dialects include: So. African, Jamaican, Midwest/Chicago, Irish, Cockney, and Standard American.

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 - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

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

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

English- North American, Standard American, Cockney, Irish, Islander (Jamaican), South African, South Chicago.

My Voice Experience

John's professional career started in 1987 out of Chicago, through Minneapolis, MN and has currently "taken off" in Los Angeles, CA. In addition to several commercials (Recent Jobs include: Ghost Recon 4, Golden Eye: Rouge Agent, Saints Row II, Contender,Hannah Montana, Resident Evil:Extinction, War of the Oaks, Malcolm In the Middle, ER, CSI New York, Harley Davidson, Best Buy, and McDonald's.)

My Training

John's voice, stage and film training started in Chicago at Mt. Carmel High. He then went on to earn a B.A. in Speech, English, and Theater at the University of Minnesota in 1992. In 1995, John received his MFA degree in Theater at the same University (Due to the program's close relation to the Guthrie Theater). During this time, a career in voiceover jobs, commercials, hosting, stage, and film began to blossom. 1996 brought John to Los Angeles, and establishing a career of longevity in Hollywood is his main focus.

My Studio Equipment

In Home basic studio set up, able to record & edit all projects in-house. DigiDesign M-Box equipment & Set-up, Garage Band/Pro Tools, top of the line Multi-pattern Samson Condenser Mic.

Additional Skills

John sings, (bass/tenor) and has a repertoire of accents, cartoon voices, and dialects. He play's piano by ear, and enjoys just about any sport there is, having played football on scholarship at the University of Minnesota.

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• John E. Bentley was last active on Voice123 350 days ago

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