Bill Shippen

PROFESSIONAL VoiceOver Characters Drama Comedy etc

Voice Description

My name is Bill Shippen. My Stage Name is Steve Morgan
I am a Professional British Voice Actor based in Georgia, USA.

I am available for Radio & TV Commercials, Documentary Narration, Station Id's, Jingles / Session vocals, Audio Books, Video Games, Cartoon Characterizations, Movie Trailers, IVR, Educational - E learning Modules etc.

I have a variety of Voice Over Demos available on request. All files are produced at my well equipped home studio based here in Baxley 31513, South Ga. USA

A few introductory details about me:
I am British by birth.
I have lived in the USA since 2004.
I obtained my full permanent U.S Residency / Work Permit (Green Card) in 2005.
I have been involved in the entertainment industry for 20 years.. I am a professionally trained actor and I have worked in TV / Film productions for the BBC, Channel Four, and Elstree, Pinewood Film Studios.

In addition I have extensive Experience as a professional Lead and Backing Vocalist, [Very useful for Radio / TV Jingles - Session Work. I have good harmonic abilities and can emulate many vocal styles and musical genres: Blues, Rock, Country, RnB, Soul, Gospel, Big Ballads, Jazz.. etc. Love music from the 30s thru 90s. My Vocal range is 3 octaves. very Powerful voice, versatile dynamics. Ideal for Jingles, Sessions, Demo / Reference Track Singer, Backing Vocalist

My voice is very versatile and adaptable offering rich, clear tones [Deep, Low, Mid and High register pitch ranges.] Age ranges : Kids, Teens, 20-30s / 40s -50s

I can deliver many colorful and unique voice characters in a variety of authentic British Accents and Dialects including: Scots, Welsh, London Cockney , Yorkshire, Geordie etc.. American Accents (North and South) Australian, South African, Mexican / French German Accents. I have many voice over demos for review..
Period Drama, Commercials, Radio / TV Promos, IVR, Vocal Harmony and Lead Vocal Tracks. All available on request. (Please let me know the max. size allowed for sending files via email to avoid exceeding message size limit)

I have very good mimicry skills, including impersonation of many well known actors and vocalists : Richard Burton, Christopher Lee ( aka Dracula in the Hammer Horror movies) John Wayne, Elvis presley (Accent and Vocals, [Always on My Mind, Susipcious Minds, American Trilogy]Sting (Police - Every Breath You Take) available Roger Moore, WC Fields, Charles Laughton, Little Britain Series of Comedy chracters, US accents, [Northern, Southern], Mexican, German and French Accents [eg: Peter Sellers as Inspector Clouseau ] Bela Lugosi etc...
I also enjoy creating unique character voices that are fun and colorful for cartoon, animation, gaming, dubbing etc.

Home Studio: Recording Equipment:
Sennheisers.
Alpha Lexicon Digital Interface (Zero Latency)
Steinberg Cubase Recording Software.
Z570 Lenovo Laptop - i7 fast CPU processor.

I do not have access to ISDN, Source Connect. However I can produce and deliver broadcast quality wav, aiff, mp3 files to suit your required formats and specifications.

I am currently non union. If you require voice over or singing examples for your further evaluation, please let me know what musical styles / Genres / accents you are interested in .

Thank you for your kind attention

Best regards

Bill Shippen aka Steve Morgan

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Child
• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Female
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

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

• English - Australian
• English - British
• English - USA and Canada
• English - Irish
• English - Scotland

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

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

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

• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer voice direction services
• I offer radio ad production services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, Georgia, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

I can deliver many colorful and unique voice characters in a variety of authentic British Accents and Dialects including: Scots, Welsh, London Cockney , Yorkshire, Geordie etc.. American Accents (North and South) Australian, South African, Mexican / French German Accents.

I have very good mimicry skills, including impersonation of many well known actors and vocalists : Richard Burton, Christopher Lee ( aka Dracula in the Hammer Horror movies) John Wayne, Elvis presley (Accent and Vocals, [Always on My Mind, Susipcious Minds, American Trilogy]Sting (Police - Every Breath You Take) available Roger Moore, WC Fields, Charles Laughton, Little Britain Series of Comedy chracters, US accents, [Northern, Southern], Mexican, German and French Accents [eg: Peter Sellers as Inspector Clouseau ] Bela Lugosi etc...
I also enjoy creating unique character voices that are fun and colorful for cartoon, animation, gaming, dubbing etc.

My Voice Experience

Fairly new to VO but very experienced, versatile actor / performer /singer in front of mic as you will hear from my demos on this site. I dont mess around and will deliver quality as required by your project brief an instructions. I have my own home studio with good equipment.
I look forward to all genuine enquiries. Thank you for looking at my profile.

My Training

Over 20 years in the Entertainment business as Professional Actor, Performer, Vocalist.
I've worked in production shows, sound a like shows, club circuits, cabaret, nightclubs, holiday resorts, hotels, cruise ships, entertainments manager, compere, DJ, Versatile, all round family entertainer with many skills not only in music and VO but also stage management, recording / production, sound and lighting, theater. I have also included a link ( https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKI-tfDUiw01g6W8aftCteBsWh1obrv5W ) to some of my vocal demos on youtube covering a selection of number 1 hits from the 50s, through 90s..
These are all with full backing tracks to show my range and styles for possible consideration as a jingle / session / demo / backing vocalist on your projects.

My Studio Equipment

Home Studio: Recording Equipment:
Rode NT1-A Condenser Mic.
MXL 2003 Gold Condenser Mic.
Behringer Mixer
Lexicon Digital Interface
Steinberg Cubase Recording Software.
Z570 Lenovo Laptop - i7 fast CPU processor.

Additional Skills

VO
Vocalist
Producer
Actor

Payment Methods Accepted

PayPal
• Credit cards

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Demos
Adlib Character Comedy Mix British/American Voices

Narration Documentary Mix

Drama 2 Years before the Mast

Silent Dragon Dramatic Short w/ BG Music & VO fx

Comedy Character Honey bee

30s Mix Accents Brit/USA Commercials Announcer etc

100 Years Old - US Accent