Bob Hesse

versatile, trusted baritone

Voice Description

Accomplished, polished voice in the deeper range: Smooth narrator and corporate spokesman, can add edge for harder sell or movie trailers, or change pitch and feel to become almost any male character type.

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Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• 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
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Audiobooks
• Documentaries
• Movie and game trailers
• Adult content
• Cartoon/Animation

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I have ISDN in my studio
• I have Phone Patch in my studio
• I have Source Connect in my studio
• 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
• I have ipDTL in my studio

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer radio ad production services
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

Fair Oaks, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

I have played: a football coach and all of his players, a Mister Rogers teacher type, and all of his pre schoolers, a German psychiatrist and his neurotic American patient, down home types, from the Southwestern to the Deep Southern, a hulking Roman galley slave, Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker, and Long John Silver (rated "A-R-R-R-R-R!).

My Voice Experience

I began life as an award-winning writer-director. Now I’ve become a highly decorated and widely trusted male voice talent, with local, regional, and national clients across the
USA and around the world. Narrated "R2D2: Beneath the Dome" for Lucasfilm, IVR for Charles Schwab and the 511 Traveler Information Service for more than 14 states, intro TV spots for a Nationally distributed board game, a trailer for PBS, Willie Brown for Mayor, (San Francisco) Kenny Guinn for Governor (Nevada), corporate narrations for the Silicon Valley and Napa Valley, automotive syndication, audio books, and Indian Casinos. Everything from Cronkite to crazy.

My Training

I Majored in Radio/Television Production at Los Angeles City College and Fresno State University, (minor in theater and voice training at FSU) 12 years in Broadcasting including news and commercial production, and have won numerous awards for producing, directing, and voice. I have directed, and voiced, hundreds upon hundreds of media projects, large and small.

My Studio Equipment

MICS-Neumann TLM103-Blue Mouse, Audio Technica Shotgun
CONSOLE-Millennia HV-3 Pre-amp, DIGI 003 Control Surface-Musicam Roadrunner ISDN Codec, JK In Line Phone Patch
COMPUTER-Mac Pro Nahalem 2.66GHZ w/ 8GHZ RAM-and the latest version of Pro Tools.

Additional Skills

Have spent most of my life writing, directing or performing on film, on tape, on the stage.
I have also written and or produced original music, jingles, songs and commercial scores.
I know how to drop into a project because I've worked on them form every possible angle,
as writer, producer, director, cast, and crew.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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