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I have a warm, deep and textured voice for narration and storytelling, fun and upbeat for commercials, smooth and authoritative for educational projects, intelligent and precise for technically oriented projects.
I do straight announce, character announce, trailers and promos and more. My voice has been described as deep, sexy, textured, thoughtful, direct, and nuanced.
I have a number of accents and dialects in my back pocket, Irish, Scots, Upper Class British, Cockney, French, French-Canadian, East Indian, German, Russian and more.
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 - Irish
• English - Scotland
I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• 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
• SAG-AFTRA (US)
My Recording and Delivery Capabilities
• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• 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
Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer
• I offer copywriting services
• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
My Home Base
Los Angeles, California, United States
Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects
French, French-Canadian, upper class British, Cockney, Scottish, Irish, German, Russian, Austrian, East Indian, Jamaican, New York, Yiddish Southern and more.
My Voice Experience
I am a very experienced voice actor, I've worked on camera and off for over 30 years, I've done everything a voice talent can do, narration for Discovery Channel and the National Film Board of Canada, radio drama for the CBC, animated voices for Fox Television like, for example the voice of Splinter in the Ninja Turtles series. I've voiced educational projects for PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) as well as Pacific Bell, Honda Motors of America and RCA to name a few. I've done voice over spots on radio and television for Molson's Beer, Health South, Yamaha, GTE, Maxell, Nestles, Traveler's Insurance and Shark Week documentaries for Discovery Channel.
I started singing and playing guitar back in high school, Bob Dylan and Gordon Lightfoot songs. Went to college to study acting and voice, got a Bachelor's degree in theatre and started acting right away. Immediately got into voice work, narration, commercial voice over, (even dubbed in some questionable foreign language films back then) Learned how to loop and do ADR as well. Played music and sang in pubs for a few years and I still sing and play for fun to this day. On camera I was a series regular on the CBS/CTV cop show "Night Heat" for five seasons and have guest starred on many shows here in Los Angeles where I live. I went back to school a few years ago and got a Master's degree in theatre and continued my study of voice and also taught voice as well as the Art and Business of Voice Over.
My Studio Equipment
Sennheiser 416 microphone into M-Box 2 into PC and Protools. Can send MP3's or wav or any other format. Can upload to FTP or direct via email.
I was a series regular on the CBS television drama, "Night Heat" for five seasons/96 episodes. I voiced the role of Splinter on Fox TV's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," I've guest starred on: Beverly Hills 90210, I taught voice, movement and acting at the University level while I pursued my Master's Degree and did dialect coaching as well. I teach and coach voice over privately. I also teach scuba diving on the weekends.
Payment Methods Accepted
• Credit cards
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in my local currency
• Personal checks, cashier's checks, or money orders in any currency
• Wire transfers
Online Payments Via PayPal
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