Ed Cunningham

Natural, friendly, cool, hip, medium to deep voice

Voice Description

Commercial voiceover: Cool, hip, friendly non-announcer announcer; various styles...edgy, sophisticated, wry, everyman, friendly. Types of comedic deliveries range from wry/dry to more wacky characters. Excellent improviser.

Narration/Trailers: Good storyteller; warm, inviting narration style; friendly, authoritative industrial narration; Trailers range from warm and thought-provoking to intense and scary!

Promo: Edgy and energetic, but still natural.

Aniamtion: A wide variety of voice characterizations; excellent with most accents as well.

Audio Book: A voracious reader who reads aloud every day! Very natural, very personal delivery.

Voice-Mail/Web Site: clear, professional, friendly, and engaging.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male

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

• English - Australian
• 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
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

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


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• 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

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

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

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Various English, Scottish, Irish (northern and southern), various Southern American, New York, Canadian, Chicago, various European, Australian, and many more...

My Voice Experience

23 years experience as a professional voiceover actor. An award winning and recognizable national TV voiceover artist and actor who has worked with most of the major advertising agencies, and film and television studios. A Discovery Channel narrator (Surgery Saved My Life) and narrator for TruTV's highest rated show (Bait Car). Commercial voiceover jobs include nationals for Wrangler, Rooms To Go, ADT, Suburu, "With Love Hilary Duff" the perfume, Fathead, Jack in the Box, Sears, Wrigley's Winterfresh Gum, Gatorade, Michelob, Ford, Nintendo, Electronic Arts, Honda Ridgeline, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Aquafina Essentials, AT&T Alaska and many more. Radio voice jobs include spots for Chase, Wells Fargo, Monroe Auto Parts, Michelob Ultra Amber, Ford, KFC, Arlington Race Track, the Wisonsin Lottery, and a number of local small business spots. Apart from major advertising companies, Ed also works with individual producers and business professionals interested in creating effective presentations, marketing materials, web site introductions, web tutorials, and company voicemail messages.

In animation, Ed lends his voice talent to lead characters for films and video games on a regular basis (Star Wars, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon III, Soul Calibur I thru V, Everquest II, Call of Duty II and Big Red One.)

ESPN features Ed as their news reel announcer in the mini-series The Bronx is Burning starring John Tuturro. And After Dark Films used Ed's scary serial killer voice for the major motion picture "Captivity" starring Elisha Cuthbert.

Promos include work for FOX, ESPN, Fine Living Channel, HBO, Playboy Channel, Speed TV, and others. He is currently the voice of all the FOX affiliates in Louisiana! Movie trailers include the independents "Real Women Have Curves" and "Cowboys and Indians."

My Training

-MFA in Acting, Northern Illinois (Meisner)
-BA in English Lit., Davidson College
-Improv Comedy at Chicago's Players Workshop
-Teachers: Joyce Castellanos and Michael Kachingwe
-Ed teaches Voice-Over acting in Los Angeles

My Studio Equipment

Sennheiser 416, MM1 pre, TASCAM-2x2 digitizer, Telos Zephyr ISDN, Digital Phone Patch.

Additional Skills

-Acting for stage and screen; starred in a feature film selected for the Sundance Film Festival; played lead roles in major theatres in Chicago and Los Angeles; teaches Shakespeare acting workshops.
-Screen-writing/Copy-writing - Ed has written several plays and sceenplays, as well as promos and commercial copy for many networks and agencies; feel free to ask him to create you a spot or a script from scratch!

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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