Don Hymel

Character actor, regional accents, singer, humor

Voice Description

My voice is in the baritone-bass range and is appropriate for reading, storytelling, as well as acting.

I can do American and British regional accents and have extensive stage experience.

I have recorded commercials, promotional messages, and dramatic roles. I read articles from a national publication for the sight-impaired. I have also appeared in training films.

I also sing in two bands -- one rock and one blues. I have also sung in country and jazz bands.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

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
• 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 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

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, Texas, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

US: Southern, East Texas, NYC, Midwest, New Orleans
UK: Cockney, BBC [received pronunciation], Scottish, Liverpool, Midlands, Northern Irish, Irish.

I do a fairly passable Darth Vader and an excellent Dr. John [I recognize that the latter is seldom used].

I can create a character and maintain it over time for additional episodes/films/commercials.

My Voice Experience

Recent Television:

1. TV Commercial series for Don's and Ben's Liquors [voice over]
2. Off-screen voice for TV pilot "Under Nitrous" [in post-production].
3. Promotional materials for KLRN-TV [PBS] in San Antonio, as well as voice presentation related to their auction and fundraising.

Recent Film: Voice character in live action film Cualquier2013

Reading for Sight Impaired:

1. UU WORLD magazine -- paid reading of selected articles on a quarterly basis
2. OWL Radio -- volunteer weekly reader for sight-impaired individuals

My Training

I have a BA in History/Political Science and an MS in International Relations.

I have been a stage actor for more than 40 years and have won best actor awards in England and the United States.

I have sung and played guitar with several musical groups and am currently in The Tim and Bob Show [a rock and roll cover band] and Sellers & Hymel [an acoustic blues duo].

I have acted as Master of Ceremonies at formal and informal functions for several decades

I am also a published author of poetry, commentary, fiction, and drama.

My Studio Equipment

I have an in-home studio where I do recording. I use a YETI Blue professional microphone and deliver mp3 recordings to my clients via email attachments or DROPBOX.

Additional Skills

I have lectured in England, Germany, and the United States on International Political Relations. I have also led and facilitated large groups of people in my former career of education publications.

I have done hands on and video training, and have also participated in industrial promotional videos.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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