Friend, Character-y, Cartoon-y, Regular Guy,
Everything from straight documentary narration, event announcing to audiobooks, commercial and cartoon characters. Written/produced/performed several years for all Clear Channel syndicated radio markets. Assignments included narration, commercial announcers, everyday people and comedic out-there characters.
Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform
• Teenage Boy
• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior 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
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Adult content
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)
• Non-Union Jobs
• Jobs for SAG-AFTRA (US) signatories
My Union Affiliations and Memberships
• SAG-AFTRA (US)
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
• 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
Elder Upper English, "Terry Thomas" Upper English, Cockney, "Beatles" Liverpudlian, Scottish, "Father Shamus" Irish, "Lucky Charms" Iriah, "Clouseau" French, "Chico Marx" Italian, Indian, Asian, German, Plantation Southern, White Trash Southern, N'Awlins, "George Carlin" New York/New Jersey, Midwestern "Apple Pie" American, "Tonto" American Indian, et al.
Bugs Bunny, Sheldon Leonard, Mickey Mouse, Chris Walken, Woody Allen, Sylvester Stallone, Groucho, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ed Wynn, John Cleese, Peter Sellers, et al.
My Voice Experience
Improv was my start. Doing characters on stage. I had done this since class clowning. But I was now getting paid for it. Started in Miami. From this I began doing voices for local radio stations and ad agencies.
Weist-Barron, GS&B Advertising
Moved to Los Angeles and began writing and producing for Clear Channel's many syndicated satellite radio services. Another great opportunity to use my versatility with voices, from straight announcer to comedic characters.
Webisodes have been another resource to utilize, exercise and otherwise exploit the voice. I have written & performed for several:
Warner Bros. Online
I have also participated in cartoon projects for Dreamworks, Film Roman, Hanna-Barbara/Time-Warner and Klasky-Csupo.
Member of several groups:
Mental Floss (Miami, FL)
ACME Comedy Theater (Los Angeles, CA)
Comedy Sportz (Los Angeles, CA)
Improv Olympics - West (Los Angeles, CA)
Impro Theatersports (Los Angeles, CA)
LA Connection (Los Angeles, CA)
Graduate American Academy of Dramatic Arts, NY, NY
Liberal Arts Degree, University of North Carolina @ Greensboro
My Studio Equipment
2012 MacBook Pro 13" 10.7.5 OS
MXL V63M Condenser Studio Microphone
M-Audio MobilePre mk II pre-amp
I have an extensive sound effects and music bed library.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
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