Rich, Smooth, Sarcastic, Sexy
I've been doing spot-on celebrity impressions as well as character voices in my stand-up comedy performances since 1996. As well as well before I 'Officially' became a professional comedian.
I also know so many people claim they do 'Really great' celebrity impressions as well as 'Awesome character voices'... but when you hear them you're shaking your head and thinking 'Are you doing McConaughey if he had a cold and if he was a 15 year old girl?'. So I've always said you're welcome to actually call me directly to hear for yourself if my impressions and characters are accurate and worth your time and investment.
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Middle Age Male
Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:
• English - USA and Canada
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• TV shows and movies
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
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
My Home Base
, New York, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
Some of the accents I do regularly include British, Eastern European, and Russian.
Some of the celebrity impressions I do are... Mathew McConaghey, Sean Connery, Sylvester Stallone, Christopher Walken, Arnold Swarzenegger, Mel Gibson, Peter Griffin from Family Guy, Santa Claus from the Ruldolph special.
And because of years of stand-up both on and off-stage I can and have created several character voices including the one I used in the 'Slomin's Shield' clay-mation commercials that are still running after 3 years.
Most people in VO as well as comedy describe my natural voice as 'gravely and resonant with a built-in sarcasm'. I've been compared to Sam Elliot and to the sportscaster Al Michaels.
My Voice Experience
Most of experience up until recently had been on stage as part of my stand-up performances which included... celebrity impressions... character voices including regional accents from all over the world. And my own naturally deep and sarcastic sounding voice that matches my style of material.
My actual VO work includes Carmax, Slomin's Shield (Character), and doing several celebrity impressions reading theater pre-show announcements for Royal Caribbean.
BA in Theatre from Mercer County Community College in Trenton NJ.
8 week voiceover training with Marla Kirban Voiceover in New York city.
10 weeks of intensive VO training with Ryan Fagman at the Voice Actor Studio in NYC.
My Studio Equipment
I have a home studio. And I use Soundeforge as well as a Logitech microphone.
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