Mike Harris

British voices, both humorous & straight

Voice Description

A 'genuine' British voice (born just south of London) that is memorable and fluent. Perfect for authoritative documentaries and serious reads, but also ideal for humorous character work on commercials, recorded books, etc.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Middle Age Male
• Senior Male

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

• English - British

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
• Documentaries
• 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


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 offer copywriting services

My Home Base

, Tennessee, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

British royalty, upper class, snooty/snobby, cockney (think: Michael Caine), Liverpool (think: John Lennon), humorous or serious, quirky (Monty Python-style) or deadly serious like a BBC news reader and everything in between!

My Voice Experience

From commercials to talking books to TV documentaries to industrials, I've been fortunate to do them all over the years! For commercials, I'm often asked for a humorous British 'character' voice. For example, I recorded many spots as "Chester Montgomery, President of the Tennessee Millionaires' Club" for the Tennessee Lottery. I've also voiced commercials for car dealers, a boat dealer, newspapers, real estate companies and restaurants. On the other hand, I've recorded several voiceovers for video documentaries about Martin Luther and Charles Wesley, among others. I was the "voice" of Mark Catesby in the award-winning PBS documentary, "The Curious Mister Catesby and narrated the Public TV documentary, "For One English Officer." I have also voiced numerous children's audio books for clients such as Disney and Little Golden Books, including "T'was The Night Before Christmas."

My Training

I attended an art college in Rochester, England, and went from there to numerous advertising agencies in London where I began doing voice work for TV and radio commercials. On moving to the USA, I took several courses to develop my acting skills.

My Studio Equipment

I can use my iMac to record voice tracks or go to one of the many studios here in Nashville!

Additional Skills

I am also an experienced screen actor, having appeared in a large number of music videos and television commercials for banks, hospitals, a furniture manufacturer, a famous restaurant chain and others. As a former Ad agency 'creative,' I fully understand the needs of the client and can take direction without ego issues! I am also a skilled storyboard artist providing storyboards for movie directors, TV companies and advertising agencies. I have also taught pre-production at Film Schools and frequently work on music-related projects in and around Nashville. I am totally comfortable working with directors, producers and executives at every level. I believe it is my role to interpret YOUR creative concepts.

Payment Methods Accepted

• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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