Steven Varnum

hip guy next door

Voice Description

Steven is known for his rich, versatile voice. He personifies the warm guy next door yet can embody a variety of character voices and accents as well. Steven can be the business professional who inspires confidence or the wacky cutup who makes you laugh until you hurt. Steven's experience as a professional actor not only enhances his ability to personify a wide range of voices but also enables him to follow even the most complex direction with ease. You may contact me via e-male: or call 917-613-2379.

Steven's voice runs the gamut from animated, authentic, authoritative, believable, calming, commanding, confident, conversational, corporate, crazy, creepy, easy going, edgy, educational, enthusiastic, evil, excitable, fast paced, forceful, friendly, geeky/nerdy, genuine, Gen X, Gen Y, gritty, high energy, hip, humorous, informative, inspirational, manly, motivational, ominous, playful, political, professional, reassuring, romantic, rugged, scary, scientific, sincere, smooth, snobby, spooky, stodgy, straightforward, technical and upbeat.

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 - USA and Canada

I Offer my Services for these Recording Purposes

• Commercials
• IVR, voicemail, phone systems, and on-hold messages
• Training, business presentations, sales, and web sites
• Audiobooks
• Videogames
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Podcasts
• Adult content
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

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 have Phone Patch 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


My Home Base

Wilmington, North Carolina, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

As a classically trained character actor I can perform a wide variety of characters. I run the gamut from a burly southern truck driver to a demented mad scientist and everything in between. The accents I perform are: Southern, Western, British,Mid-Atlantic,Brooklyn,New Jersey,Texan,Spanish

My Voice Experience

Steven Varnum worked professionally as an actor in TV, film, and corporate/industrial videos before devoting himself full-time to voiceover. He landed his first commercial radio spot just weeks into launching his voiceover career and hasn’t looked back since. He trained at Edge Studios in New York and received private coaching with VO talents Bill DeWees and Marty Moran. My clients include Sega, US EPA, Cheerwine,Tecate and Icon.

My Training

BFA in acting / Ithaca College
Voice Over training with Edge Studios New York City
Private Voice Over coaching with Bill DeWees and Marty Moran
Acting Master Class with Alan Schoer, The Actors Institute
Eric Morris workshop with Eric Morris

My Studio Equipment

Steven has a home studio for quick turnaround. The studio is equipped with a CAD e100s and a RE 320 microphone. A WhisperRoom. And all the necessary software to deliver a professional product.

Additional Skills

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Payment Methods Accepted

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

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Steven Varnum Commercial Demo

The Horatio from Sega's video game Endless Space 2

Cartoon Demo

Steven Varnum Narration Demo

Steven Varnum Jack Links Commercial (Southern)

Steven Varnum Southern Gentleman (Senior)

Southern Boys

Neon Devil Videogames

Astrocar Retro Future car commercial

Steven Varnum Cruiseline commercial

Steven Varnum NPR Style News Report

Steven Varnum Monster Quest Intro

Steven Varnum Medical Training

Steven Varnum Catalyst Downward Cycle Audiobook

Phone Greeting

Adult content- Presentation Oil