Paul Whetstone

Comedic, Character & Accents/Dialects Specialist

Voice Description

Vocally, I am a Dramatic Baritone, with Belt, range from D2 to G4. I have a warm and deep vocal timbre, good for narrations, story telling, presentations, etc. I am also a character and dialects expert. Perfect for animations or commercials, and my comic timing is superb.

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 - British
• English - USA and Canada
• English - Other

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

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

None

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

None

My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

It would be easier to tell the accents I CANNOT do.
As a singer, I do a pretty good Bing Crosby, and Nat King Cole-- you get the idea. For North American English dialects I am proficient in New England, NY (Bronx or Brooklyn), Upper Midwest, Dakotas/So. Canada, Hillbilly, Red Neck, Texan, Plantation South. Dialects from the UK include RP Standard and Cockney, Ireland, Scotland, Wales + variations of each. Other European accents include Italian, German, French, Russian, Slavic & Nordic, Fluent Korean, Cartoon Characterizations—i.e. Mel Blanc, Disney, Hanna Barbera, Frank Oz, celebrity impersonations, Rodney Dangerfiled and Sean Connery.

My Voice Experience

I was first cast to do voice over narration for a student short films in Jan of 2011. I have also done several shorts, narrated features, and cartoon voice overs that can be found on my YouTube site, www.youtube.com/pwhets

My Training

B.A. Vocal Music Performance – Missouri Southern State University (MSSU)
Private Voice Lessons –Dr. Susan K. Smith, MA Lloyd Holt
B.A. Trombone Performance, Jazz Improv. –MSSU, instructor: Dr Philip C. Wise, Dir. Jazz Studies, MSSU
Veteran US Army and Civilian Police Officer/K9 Handler/Trainer, Firearms/Weapons/Tactics
Dave Clemmons Lectures/Seminars on Performance and Audition Procedure
Sandra Merrill- Private, on-camera coaching in preparation for TV commercials

My Studio Equipment

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Additional Skills

I am a part time pastor, retired cop, and former Military Intelligence Analyst. I have had many different experiences through life that have made me very malleable, and useful in many areas. Skills listed as follows:

Police/ Military-- Civilian Police Officer/K9 Handler/Trainer, Firearms/Weapons/Tactics (Handguns, Rifles, Archery), Tech Multi-task, (5 yrs 911/Fire/Police/EMS dispatch APCO certified) Veteran US Army, Military Cadence & Rifle Drill, Marching Band/Color Guard/Flags-Rifle Languages—Speak English and Korean Fluently Dialects/Accents-- North American English dialects (including, NE, NY, Upper Midwest, Dakotas/So. Canada, Hillbilly, Red Neck, TX, Plantation South), British (RP and Cockney, Ireland, Scotland, Wales + variations of each), Italian, German, French, Russian, Slavic & Nordic Music—Trombone, Trumpet, Piano, Melodic Whistling, (Vocal Styles) Opera, Dramatic Baritone, Jazz, Standards, Broadway Belt

Other-- MC/Host, Public speaking (pastor),Understudy Swing, Vet. 1st Gulf War, , Gamer, Emergency Vehicle Operations, Drives Standard Transmission, Flight Rig Stunt Trained, Cab Driver, Delivery Truck, Water Skiing, Comics/Action Figure geek, Cook, Dog Lover, Horseback, tour guide, yodels, does Weissmuller Tarzan Yell.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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• Paul Whetstone was last active on Voice123 79 days ago

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Demos
Cartoon Rabbit Character

Announcer MC Universal Studios

Film Narrator

Dummy Cartoon Voice

MacStoat

Reverend Richard

Goofy Scientist

Larry the Tourist

Polonius Advice

Barry Whale