James Smillie

Smooth, Rich, Professional, Articulate, Resonant

Voice Description

A voice of many colours, Scottish born British Actor is stylish and has real gravitas. Powerful, creative, resonant and flexible. Voice of God, grand, dynamic, believable, distinguished and authoritative. It can be business like and network friendly on retail and narrative.

Send me the words and I'll say them.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

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

• English - Australian
• English - British
• English - Other
• English - Scotland

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• Promos
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• 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

Jobs for British Equity signatories Jobs for British Equity signatories

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

British Equity British Equity

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


My Home Base

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Scottish, Irish, cockney, Italian, French and mid-European. Scrooge McDuck, Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Richard Burton, James Mason, John Wayne and Orson Welles.

My Voice Experience

Qantas, Sky Movies, Mercedes, British Airways, Phillishave, Toyota, MasterCard, Herald Tribune, The Times, The Sun, The Daily Mail, Boots, Kookaburra Cricket, Nestle, Royal Highland Show, Harris Tweed, Cardhu Whiskey, Good Year Tyres, Baileys, Castrol, Ronseal, Heinz, Pepsi.........and the list goes on...and on....

My Training

Former news reader, booth announcer Ten Network. Leading man in a dozen West End (London) shows, straight plays and musicals. The voice of Sky for 10 years on all channels from Movies to History and Sport. Four Royal Command Performances. Several animation films. Extensive experience in live presentation and on-camera work. My own television series and on radio for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and of course hundreds and hundreds of voiceovers across all media.

My Studio Equipment

Rode Microphone
Twisted Wave
Source Connect (via client link)

Additional Skills

Singing. Recordings for several West End shows, regular on Friday Night is Music Night (BBC). Leading man in musicals: La Cage aux Folles (Georges) Kiss Me Kate (Petruchio), Mack and Mabel (Mack Sennett), 42nd Street (Julian Marsh), West Side Story (Tony), Barnardo (Doctor Barnardo), Annie (Daddy Warbucks), Sound of Music (Capt Von Trapp), South Pacific (Emile Debeque......

Payment Methods Accepted

• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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Movie Trailers

Character and Cartoon



Songs - live performances radio and tv

Audio books

Australian accent for Australian Commercials

Scottish accent for commercials