Xerxes Cortez

Average Guy, Offbeat, Funny, Many Characters

Voice Description

In need of some fresh VO talent, then look no further then Xerxes Cortez.

I can deliver warm, intelligent, professional, friendly, fun, authoritative, natural, sarcastic, hilarious, fast, energetic, quirky, cool, nerdy, down-to-earth, nervous, wry, believable, youthful, hip, enthusiastic, cheerful, and most of all, sincere!

From commercials to narration and animation and beyond, I will give you a track that will grab your listener. I’m the nervous kid taking your daughter out for the first time, a fast-talking newspaper reporter from the 1930’s, the brash showboating beer announcer, or maybe your best friend.

Check out my demo and drop me a line. Xerxes Cortez just might be the voice you’re looking for.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age 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
• Adult content
• Songs
• 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 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 offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, Ontario, Canada

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Southern, New England, New York, Boston, Irish, British, German, Australian, Italian, Slavic, Jewish, Filipino

Christopher Walken, Clint Eastwood, Jack Nicholson, Jimmy Stewart, Keanu Reeves, Louis Armstrong, Malcolm MacDowell, Marlon Brando, Owen Wilson, Woody Allen

Billionaire, Cowboy, Evangelist, Kung-fu Hero, Leprechaun, Mafioso, Nerd, Newspaper Man, Prospector, Radio DJ, Rapper, Scientist, Sportscaster, Superhero, Surfer Dude, Thug

My Voice Experience

I have voiced various corporate videos, animatics and videoboards for agencies like MacLaren McCann and BBDO.

My Training

York University — B.F.A. Film/Video, 2004
Sheridan College — Diploma Media Arts, 2004

Second City Improvisation Program - Levels A-E, 2004
Second City Stand-Up - Level 1, 2005

My Studio Equipment

MacPro equipped with GarageBand & Logic Pro, Samson G-Track Condenser Mic, Sony headphones

Additional Skills

Although new to the voice acting business, I have several years of experience as a stand-up comic and I was also the co-host of "Dim Sum" on Bite TV.

As well, I have worked as an offline video editor for ad agencies like MacLaren McCann and BBDO where I've voiced several animatics and videoboards on top of editing them.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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• Currently Xerxes Cortez is a Standard subscriber.
• Xerxes Cortez was last active on Voice123 13 days ago