Ned Rifken

Fun, character specialist, cartoon, singer, M.C.

Voice Description

Good comic timing, dry witty, full powerful vocal range for commercials, v.o., audio books, childrens books and cartoons, presentations, radio show. Any style singing baritone low tenor. Announcer, am/fm disc jockey, 5o's commercial style.

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Child
• 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

• 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
• Songs
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

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


My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Elvis (spoken and singing,) James Mason,Bulwinkle, Cary Grant, Southern Hick, Mad Scientist, Bratty Kid, Jerry Lewis, Opera Singer, Foghorn Leghorn, Fabulous!, Ornery old man, Dudley Do-Right, Geek, Lounge Singer, Classic TV Announcer, golf analyist, beatnik, Bing Crosby, anything loud that requires a great set of pipes. Comic foreign accents more suited for cartoons or satire.

My Voice Experience

Singer / Entertainer - Have preformed over 600 times as a headline guest entertainer for Carnival / Holland America / Regent Seven Seas and Silversea Cruise Lines.

Have provided voice over and characterizations for several training films, several children's books used for reading traing in Korea, Health Care Industry, and comedy recordings.

Have acted as Master of Ceremonies at numerous civic, corporate, and charity events.

My Training

Acted professionaly as a child and as an adult. Produced, edited, and cast training media for 10 years.

Took various classes and seminars on Improv, Acting, One Man Show.

Produced 3 cd's, one all original music comedy, 1 Rat Pack standards, 1 Jazz combo. Presently recording Re-mix style EP for dance clubs.

Since 2004 to present over 600 shows performed professionally as a singer / entertainer, music and comedy.

My Studio Equipment

I do have easy access to one, sound effects and music library as well. Looking into setting up home studio.

Additional Skills

I'm a dependable person, well thought of by those I've worked with, good reputation. Fun and professional. Good on my feet, known for comic timing humorous attitude. Liberal thinker. Thought of as a natural talent.

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