Michael Beattie

Funny,wry,character,hip,cool,fast,movie trailer

Voice Description

offbeat man on the street interviewer, accents and character voices, ironic, dry wit, "tongue in cheek" movie trailer guy ,versatile. Specializing in comedic performance with over 20 years professional experience in Television and Feature Animation, National Radio and TVO Commercials, Promo's, Audiobooks,Documentary Narration.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Male
• 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

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

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories Jobs for ACTRA (Canada) signatories

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories Jobs for Union des Artistes (Canada) signatories

• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

ACTRA (Canada) ACTRA (Canada)

• SAG-AFTRA (US)

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

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Most Accents including, British Standard, British Cockney, Scottish, Irish, Indian,
New York, Southern US, French, French Canadian, Canadian, Australian, Jimmy Stewart, Jackie Mason, Woody Allen, Sly Stallone, many others...

My Voice Experience


Originally from Toronto, Canada; Los Angeles based Voice Over Artist and Actor Michael Beattie has worked for over 20 years in film, television, radio and theatre as well as television and feature animation. Mr Beattie is also creator of a web-based company offering audiobooks of unabridged classic children's novels to schools, libraries and the general public.
Watch..er...listen for him as the voice of evil henchcat "Clive" in the Warner Brothers Feature Film "Cats and Dogs 2: The Revenge of Kitty Galore" coming Fall 2009.
Mr. Beattie starred on-camera w/ Madonna in 2 of writer/director Guy Ritchie's film projects (Star, Swept Away).
He starred as Stanley in the Canadian Premiere of Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs At Toronto's Variety Theatre and reprised his role in a subsequent production at the Manitoba Theatre Center in Winnipeg. He has worked at many of Canada's top regional theatres including the National Arts Center in Ottawa, Ontario and the Stratford Festival in Stratford, Ontario.
He is a veteran of hundreds of national television and radio commercials. He won a Bessie Award (Craft Award for Talent) for his performance in a 90 second commercial for Campbell's Chunky Soup.
He has voiced series regular roles in Animated Series' Conan the Adventurer (Needle ), T-Rex (Buck, Delaney ), King Arthur and the Knights of Justice(Trunk, Gallop, Zeke ) Beverly Hills Teens (Buck Huckster, Wilshire Brentwood ), Care Bears: The Nutcracker Suite (Nutcracker), Robocop (Wheels Wilson), As Told By Ginger (Principal Erickson) among others.
His voice credits for video games include Bilbo Baggins in The Hobitt, Herman Schultz/Shocker in Spiderman: The Movie, and Spiderman 2, Company of Heroes, The Sopranos: Road to Respect, Titan Quest, Pitfall: The Lost Expedition, Neopets the upcoming Bioware game Dragon Age (working title) and many more.

My Training

Professional Actor and Voice Over Artist for over 20 years.
Mr. Beattie was initially trained as a theatre actor at the Ryerson Polytechnical Institute in Toronto, Canada. He began his theatre career as a member of the National Arts Center Theatre Company in Ottawa for the 1981-82 season. Mr Beattie also worked at the Stratford Festival in Stratford and many other regional theatres in Canada. He began working in Radio and television commercials in 1984 and in Television Animation in 1987 (Beverly Hills Teens). He moved to Los Angeles in 1989 and has worked extensively in both Voice over and On camera acting ever since.

My Studio Equipment

Michael's home studio has phone patch, MP3, FTP, with an M-Audio Nova Class A Fet Mic, and Protools.

Additional Skills

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Demos
Promo Reel

Documentary Narration

Commercial Demo

Animation Demo

Narration Tom Sawyer

Narration Brit mid atlantic

A Conflict of Visions - Sowell

Commercial Demo High Energy