Carl Willis

From affable 40 to 70 & grumpy. Gravel by request.

Voice Description

If you need a 25 to 35ish...I'm probably not your guy.

North American Middle age to Senior Adult Male, deep, NOT young, but rather, aged to perfection.
Various amounts of gravel and gruff upon request.
Age ranges and styles:
Dennis Leary meets George Clooney meets Morgan Freeman and a cast of characters. Senior male, trustworthy,
Friendly, conversational, Warm, Clint Eastwood to
Middle age Adult, Disney type, upbeat, smooth, Professional. Narrator, Story teller....blah blah. Boooooring. Let's move on.

See Redrum on Investigation Discovery, for the really gruff stuff I do.

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
• English - Other

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• 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)
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

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

• SAG-AFTRA (US)

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• 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
• I have ipDTL in my studio

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

San Francisco, Los Angeles-California, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

British-Cockney and London, Australian, Scottish, Irish, Russian, Slavic, Indian-Hindi & Punjabi, North American, Southern American, North American-Bronx, Jersey, etc. New England, Boston, North American-West coast, North American-Mid West, Texan, Spanish/Mexican, African American (older), Redneck/Southern, Mobster, Italian, cowboy, drill Sargent, nerd, geek, trucker, father, grandfather, old man, Middle age, crazy uncle, Wise old Wizard, scientist, mad scientist.
Bill Clinton, Christopher Lloyd and Liem Neeson voice matches.

My Voice Experience

VO pro since 1985
I can serve up Old school "announcer" and NON announcers.
Commercials, Narration, Promos, Characters, Dialects, Audiobooks, CD-Rom, Games, E- Learning, Podcasts, Trailers, Characters welcome.
Client list available upon request.

My Training

I have worked with several Coaches and teachers that are the best in the US. I will gladly give details,upon request.
I have also been doing this for over 25 years. That's gotta count for something. :-)

My Studio Equipment

Telos ISDN, iPdTl, Phone Patch, Skype.
Digital and Analog Mic Pre's and Digital Audio USB Interfaces,Sennheiser 416 mic,VO Booth,
FTP, Sound Forge DAW and Audacity.

...and an '04 Chevy for getting to those rare; Away from home gigs.

Additional Skills

I've been in the business a long time.
No need to elaborate further...so here's a bunch of keywords to keep SEO at maximum and maybe inform as well ;-)
In the "Villain" department....I can scare the crap out of you....and.....
Conversational, announcer, non announcer, character, documentary, narration, promo, trailer, deep, warm, sincere, dennis leary-ish, morgan freeman-ish, george clooney-ish, young adult guy, old guy, middle aged guy, drill Sargent, nerd/geek, hero, sidekick, friendly, snide, smarmy, Christopher Lloyd, Gilbert Godfree, Bill Clinton, mafia, henchman, southern, hick, redneck, funny, quirky, husband, dad, grandpa, uncle, crazy neighbor, mechanic, blue collar, executive, manager, co worker, animation, affiliate, imaging, guy next door, some very old school movie stars, jeff bridges-ish, russian, Irish, british, scottish, latino, mexican, mob boss, mob henchman, soldier, military, angry, heartfelt, Texan, southern american, brooklyn, new jersey, empathetic, authoritative, submissive, smart Aleck, with salt and lime, or straight up with a beer chaser; I could be your guy.
In past lives I've been an engineer ,DJ, IT tech, comedian, film actor, theater actor, variety artist, emcee, show host and factory worker.
Yes....i really can.
*Disclaimer/Warning-If you, or your client, are a director that likes to "Line Read" talent/performers, we're not going to get along....at all.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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