Carolyn McDermott

Character Specialist, Smart, Warm, Friendly, Funny

Voice Description

I have a huge vocal range.
I'm a Character Specialist and seasoned comedienne.
I sound warm, friendly and sincere for commercials,
And I sound witty, & intelligent for commercials. I can also sound however you like for commercials.
For Promo I sound sexy, deep voiced, bright, energetic, & fun.
For Narration and presentations my voice is warm and rich, professional, and sincere.
For Animation I can put a funny spin on anything. Can do almost any accent, and can improvise any type of character you'd like.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Female
• Middle Age Female

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

• English - British
• 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
• 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

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

Accents/Dialects: New York -Bronx, Brooklyn, Puerto Rican; New England, Minnesota, Southern, British - Upper Crust, Cockney; Irish, Scottish, Australian, South African,
German, Swedish, Russian, Polish, Italian, Spanish -Castillian, Mexican/Chicano
Indian, Jamaican, Asian

Characters/ Impersonations: Family Guy's "Lois", Fran Drescher, Ann Margret,
"Edith Bunker", young Marlon Brando, Jimmy Stewart, Cary Grant, Peter Lorre,
Igor hunchback type, Beavis & Butthead, Mafia Princess, witch, Irish nun,
little kid with lisp, Polish maid, old granny, sexy starlet, deep damaged voice,
lovesick voice, Icy business Professional, Action squadron leader voice, goofy clown, baby cry, Stone Age woman, 1940's ditzy actress, Pirate Queen Mary Reade, sophisticated European woman, German Nazi type.

My Voice Experience

The Voiceover "Lucy" for National Education Assn. Interactive CD - Caples Interactive Award Winner.
Voiceover assorted characters "Spy Groove" cartoon - MTV
PSA for Psoriasis.
American dub for lead's funny female side-kick in French film.
Voice for the phone system for a Bank in New York.
Voice for Prism Tech's phone system in New Jersey.

My Training

Univ. of Notre Dame - B of Arts
American Academy of Dramatic Arts - NYC.
School for Film & Television NYC - On Camera Commercials
Trained in Opera in NYC.
Chicago City Limits Improv
First Amendment - Improv
Write, perform, direct sketch comedy.
McDermott- Leguizamo = Improv & Sketch comedy onstage, me & John
Sally Johnson - Audition technique
Bob Krakower - Acting for Film & Television
Beverly Hills Playhouse - Advanced Scene study
Gary Imhoff - Professional Actors Master Class
Sound Advice L.A. - Voiceover training & Demo production & now working there as a VO demo producer, coaching, & tracking other talent. Producing their Demos.
Voiceover workshop w/ voice of Bart Simpson - Nancy Cartwright
Ongoing VO workshops at Sound Advice.

My Studio Equipment

Easy access to full service professional studio & engineer.

Additional Skills

I am also writing comedy short films & full length features.
I love films, singing, dancing, and drawing & painting.
I have a broad employment history from modelling Furs at Saks 5th Ave, to being a coat check girl, to interviewing Celebs on film junkets, to working as a Stock Broker on Wall Street & at the Commodities Exchange.

Payment Methods Accepted


Contact Information

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