Richard Henry

Wry, Character Specialist, Offbeat, Guy Next Door

Voice Description

Richard's voice has been described as a guy next door for commercials, smooth and warm for narrations, cool and sexy for promos and a guaranteed factotum for characters and dialects

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 - Australian
• 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
• Adult content
• Songs
• 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
• I can record and then upload the audio files via FTP

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks

My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

American - Midwest, Appalachian, Tidewater, Great Lakes, Native American, New York Regional(Includes most ethnicities).

International - Australian, German/Austrian, Italian, French, Belgian, Dutch, Russian, Greek, English RP, English Estuary, English West Country, Scottish Glaswegian, Irish Belfast, Irish Dublin, Irish County Cork, South African Afrikaans, Kenyan, Chinese Mandarin, Chinese Hunan, Japanese, Indian

Spanish TV, Baseball/Boxing Announcer "Puke Voice", Old Timey AM Radio Announcer

American: Backwoods Southern Old Coot, Nascar Redneck, Slim Pickens, Sissy Southern Baptist, Mr. Haney, Brooklyn Goon, Whiny Jersey Schlub, NYC Goof, Morgan Freeman, Fat Albert, Gangsta, Elderly African American, Tommy "Tiny" Lister, Lew Zealand, Elderly Puerto Rican Man, Old Time Southern Senator

English: Dickensian/Harry Potter Elf (also in Scottish and Irish accents), Sir John Gielgud, Victorian Dandy, Victorian Society Lady, Sissy Anglican Vicar, Cockney Git, Sir Alec Guinness, Pompous Bishop, Tim Curry in Legend, General Melchett

Australian: Deep Outback, Aussie Slim Pickens

German: Maj. Wolfgang Hochstetter, Sissy Lutheran Priest, Dr. Strangelove

Italian: Happy-Go-Lucky Lindoro, Old Man in "Moonstruck"

French: Prattling Jacques

Russian: Soviet Bureacrat, Vodka Vladdy

Dutch: Cheesy Speters

Chinese: James Hong

Indian: Hrundi V. Bakshi

I can also sing/read music in all characters/accents

My Voice Experience

Richard has been with one of the top five agencies in Los Angeles for over four years. Prior to that he was with a top five Agency in NYC for several years. Commercially, he's done spots for Sprint, OfficeMax, McDonalds, Paramount, etc. Character-wise he's performed everything in Radio, TV, Film, Animation and Video Games from a talking weed to a Chinese merchant. Richard is also a skilled dialectologist and has been studying dialects for over 15 years. Also, as a professional Jingle/Session Singer, he's sung in major motion pictures, TV Shows and National Radio and TV commercials.

My Training

Westminster Choir College (Voice Performance), Manhattan School of Music, New School University.

Pat Fraley’s VO/Animation/Audiobook Workshops
Robert Easton's Accent Masterclass
Eliza Jane Schneider's Accent Workshop
Dolores Diehl’s Animation Workshop
Loop Troop ADR Workshop
Stuart Dillon's Voiceover Workshop
Private Coachings with Jocelyn Blue, Nancy Wolfson, Dino Andrade

Acting Corps Acting Bootcamp LA
Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre NYC/LA
Annoyance Theatre Workshop NYC
Michael Howard Studios NYC
HB Studios NYC
Michael Donovan Commercial Acting Workshop LA
Cliff Osmond Acting Studio LA
Groundlings LA
Carolyn Barry Commercial Acting Workshop LA

My Studio Equipment

Vocal Booth

(2) Rode K2 Microphones (2)
MXL 990

IMac 27" + Booth Monitor

Microphones: Rode K2 (2), MXL 990, Snowflake

Audio Interface: RME FIREFACE 800

Preamp: Presonus Eureka

Software: Logic Studio, Soundtrack Pro, Reason Record

Additional Skills

I am also a professional session/jingle singer in the Los Angeles Area

I am a skilled dialectologist

I am a power user of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint)

I have extensive presentation experience utilizing voiceover and animation in Powerpoint

Other software I use is Corel Draw, Corel Photopaint, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Adobe Acrobat, Visio and HTML

I love to whistle

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