John Higgins

character voices, medium base voice

Voice Description

Mid Based Voice, slow, persuasive, convincing - for narration

Fast, upbeat, energetic, enthusiastic - for comedy, romantic, satirical, farce movie and TV promotions, trailers, radio and TV voice-overs

Clear, good diction, involved, warm, - for audio books and presentation.

Wide range of male cartoon voices where appropriate and as directed by character description in the copy.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Female
• Senior Male

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

• 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

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 SAG-AFTRA (US) 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

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer


My Home Base

, Australia

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Accents and Dialects: Standard American, Texas, New York, Mid-West, Deep South, Boston, English, Standard English (RP, Estuary, Italian, Spanish, Latin, Australian.

Impersonations: Clint Eastwood, The Joker (Heath Ledger -Batman), many Warner Brothers cartoon characters (Foghorn, Leghorn, Elmer Fudd, Daffy Duck, Sylvester, Tweetie Pie, cartoon gangster)

Characterizations: Old Man

My Voice Experience

~Gates of Hell (Film)-Voice Over Artist Dubbed 2 characters
~Gabriel (Feature) - Voice over promo, Radio & TV (15 and 30 second spots)
~Pugilist Specialist (Theatre) - Voice of a Drill Sargent (played over theatre speakers)
~Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train (Theatre) - Voice of a prison gaurd (recorded and played during performance)
~South China Morning Post (TV Commercial) - Promo Ad for the product (China radio)

~Superman Returns (US Feature Film)-ADR (Voice Overs for Newspaer man in the Daily Planet, frightened passenger on airplane, Huston space controller, jet fighter pilot)
~The Condemned (US Feature Film)- ADR (voice of commendant of prison camp, reality TV show announcer)
~The United States of Nothing (Theatre)- Voice of hot dog seller at New Orleans Astrodome, f.e.m.a official
~The Goat or Who is Sylvia (Theatre)-voice of radio announcer
~Australian Princess Series 2-coached contestants in Shakespearean verse speaking
~Vodafone (Commercial)-Voice of George Bush
~Hotels website (Commercial)-Voice of American tourist

~Khufu the Mummy (DVD Board Game)-Voice of Los Vegas car salesman

~Dynasty: The Making of a Guilty Pleasure (US Telemovie)-Voice of trailer trash TV viewer, homosexual bar patron, director of a Dynasty episode
~Saturday Night Fever (Musical Theatre)-Voice of disco DJ
~The Rainmaker (Theatre)-Voice of weather man

~Uncle Ben's Rice (US TV Commercial)-Voice of the bride groom at a wedding ceremony
~Red Lobster (US TV Commercial)-Voice of a cagan door salesman in New Orleans
~Newton (US TV Pilot)-Voice of captain for an English cricket team
~Lucy (US Telemovie)-Voice of Red Skelton and Eddie Cantor

~Inspector Gadget II (Feature Film)-Voice of nutty American professor
~Farscape (US TV Series) -Voice of American vice-president in 1 episode
~Imitrex (US TV Commercial)-Voice of doctor in a hospital
~Clarinex (US TV Commercial)-Voice of patient
~Kool-Aid (US TV Commercial)-Voice of a grouchy and mean spirited ogre

~The Quite American Feature)-Voice of TV newsreader describing bombing of Hanoi
~Counterstrike (US Telemovie)-Voice of English ship's captain
~Laramie Project (Theatre)-Mid West university professor, judge in a court room trial

My Training

Master of Fine Arts - University of California (L.A.)

Bachelor of Arts - San Jose University (Major: Speech and Drama)

High School Diploma - St Ignatius College - Riverview, Sydney

Professional Acting and Speech Diploma - The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (London)

Diploma in Teaching Acting - H.B Studio (Herbert Berghof-Uta Hagen) (New York)

My Studio Equipment

No Facilities, No Skills

Additional Skills

Accent Coach and Dialogue Director (movie, TV, stage and radio - also offer private tuition)

Actor - stage, radio, TV, film, commercials

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
• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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