Michael Harwood

distinguished educated resonant rich commanding

Voice Description

My voice is very versatile, pleasant, warm, deep and rich with euphonic, melodic and resonant qualities.

I have very clear diction and my voice has many nuances. It has been described as educated, intellectual, scholarly, powerful, imposing, authoritative, warm, rich, bass or bassy, smooth, sophisticated, classical or classy, noble, grand, imperial, regal, commanding, aristocratic / affected.

My voice can also be seductive and mysterious.

My voice has also been described as refined, elegant, gracious, suave and debonaire.

My voice can be called upon to be sexy, sensual and erotic.

Finally, I have a deep and resonant voice and can do dark, intimidating or malevolent characters.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

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

• English - Australian
• English - British
• English - USA and Canada
• English - South African
• English - Other
• French - European

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
• Songs
• 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 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 offer translation services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services

My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

I can do a wide range of regional accents. Accents include a huge array of English English / British English:

* Upper Class
* Aristocratic
* Standard English
* BBC English
* Oxford English
* King's English
* Queen's English
* Received Pronunciation English
* London English
* Cockney English
* Working Class, Southern, Midlands, Northern, Newcastrian, Cornish and West Country, Sussex and Kentish.

Other accents are:

* Irish, Scottish (including Glaswegian), Welsh, Australian / Aussie, New Zealand / Kiwi, Upper Class / Old Money American plus French English, German English, Swedish or Scandinavian English, Dutch English, Italian English, Russian English, European English.

I can do a good impersonation of Prince Charles, Richard Burton, Edward Fox, John Gielgud and Laurence Olivier.

I can do a wide range of character voices such as comedic, acerbic, sarcastic, condescending, urbane, witty, wry, dry, hysterical, goofy.

My Voice Experience

Prior to moving to California from London I did voice work for British commercials (Jaguar Cars and corporate video/ films) for many years starting in 1989.

My main profession is Visual Effects but recently I have got back into doing voiceover work: I have just done voiceover work in California for a very successful infomercial.

My Training

I had extensive voice coaching and training at The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (formerly the Vocal Institute) in London, England which is where I am originally from.

My Studio Equipment

Avid Pro Tools, Sennheiser, Shure and Neumann Microphones, Yamaha and Tannoy Studio Monitors.

Additional Skills

I have worked in television commercials for over 20 years now. I understand the business extremely well and know what it takes to deliver a show, presentation or movie with the right impact. I am a dedicated and very experienced professional with the maturity that comes from my long tenure in the business.

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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