K Timothy Mantyla

Characters, narrators, guy next door, versatile

Voice Description

Extremely versatile with "catch," edgy.

Character impressions: wide range from cartoon characters to Presidents to actors to celebrities

Narration: Warm, deep, smooth, raspy, friendly, authoritative, gravelly, respected, executive, excited, emotional, dangerous, dark, personable, film/movie trailers

Commercials: High-spirited, warm, likable, excited, responsible, friendly, deep, energetic, guy next door, fishing buddy, dumb husband, father, extreme sports enthusiast, stoner, slacker, businessman, salesman, executive

Presentations: Warm, deep, smooth, likable, authoritative, lively

Audio books: Lively, energetic, emotional, responsible, expressive

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age Male
• Senior Female
• Senior Male

Language(s) of Which I Am a Native Speaker:

• English - USA and Canada

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 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


My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

• I offer copywriting services

My Home Base

, Michigan, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Foreign: Arabic, Middle European, Slavic, Polish, English cockney, English aristocratic, British pepperpot (old lady), Irish, Scottish, French, Swedish/Norwegian, Russian, Italian, Canadian, Australian, New Zealand, African, Caribbean, Island, Asian - generic, Oriental Chinese, Oriental Japanese, Asian - Indian, German.

American dialects: Standard American businessman, African-American businessman, Southern, Northeastern, Midwestern, Western, Southwestern, Minnesotan, Dakotan, Chicagoan, African-American Rapper, Older African-American master bluesman, black guy, New Yorker, Bostonian

Cartoon: goofy, silly, dangerous, nerd, moron, villain, dumb husband and dad, hillbilly, American accents, foreign accents, Beavis, Butthead, South Park kids, Homer Simpson, Marge Simpson, Mr. Burns (The Simpsons), Scooby-Doo, Shrek, Spongebob, Patrick the Starfish (Spongebob)

Characters: Don LaFontaine ("that movie guy" narrator), Sean Connery, Christopher Walken, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Paul Harvey, Eddie Murphy, William Shatner, Jack Nicholson, John Travolta, Tony Soprano/James Gandolfini, Marlon Brando (as the Godfather), Steve Irwin (Crocodile Hunter), Crocodile Dundee/Australian man.

Also Mister Rogers, Winston Churchill, Sydney Greenstreet, James Earl Jones, Darth Vader, Rod Serling, Elvis Presley, John Wayne, Ringo Starr, Rush Limbaugh, Jimmy Stewart, Stuart Smalley (Saturday Night Live), Iron Chef (Saturday Night Live), Harry Caray (Will Ferrell's SNL version), Click & Clack (NPR’s Tappet Bros.).

Also Regis Philbin, Dr. Evil, Austin Powers, Forrest Gump, Borat, Ali G, Jemaine and Murray the manager (Flight of the Conchords), Anthony Hopkins, Jerry Seinfeld, Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Owen Wilson, Bill Murray (in Caddyshack), Julia Childs, British pepperpot, Turtle and Johnny Drama (Entourage), news announcers Chris Matthews (Hardball), Ted Koppel, Howard Cosell.

Singing impressions: Jack Johnson, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Jim Morrison, John Lennon, Sting, Geddy Lee (Rush), Fred Schneider (B-52s), Gordon Lightfoot, Michael Jackson, Ozzie Osbourne, Willie Nelson, Elvis, Johnny Cash, Dean Martin, Jonathan Richman (folksinger), Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon), Lou Gramm (Foreigner), Iggy Pop, Billy Idol, Bill Murray's Nick the Lounge Singer, lounge lizards, schmaltzy and campy singers, black blues singers, old-timey blues and western singers, smooth and big band jazz singers

Star Trek characters: Captain James T. Kirk, Mr. Scott (“Scotty”), Mr. Spock, Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy, Ensign Checkov, Ensign Sulu, Captain Picard

Presidents/politicians: Barack Obama, John McCain,
George W. Bush, George H. W. Bush, Al Gore, Bill Clinton, Richard Nixon, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, John F. Kennedy, Ted Kennedy, Gerald Ford, Henry Kissinger

My Voice Experience

Radio ads and promos for WJJX-650 AM, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Voice-over narration for cable TV recordings - Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI.

Character impressions - various video comedy programs - Omnicom Cablevision, Plymouth, MI.

My Training

BA, Communications Studies - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Music and recording courses - Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, MI.

My Studio Equipment

4-track cassette recorder, Shure SM-57 and SM-58 Beta microphones, Audacity software.

Additional Skills

Marketing copy, news, journalism, magazine profiles, technical documentation (editing and writing), publications, user guides. Some video and audio scripting.

Audio/video recording/directing:
Recorded album of my original guitar music and songs.

Recorded many events and workshops, including cable TV program promo for Washtenaw Community College.

Recorded, shot, edited, directed several cable TV programs.

Recorded video and audio programs, recorded and wrote radio actuality service scripts and voice-overs - United Auto Workers, International Union, Detroit, MI.

Payment Methods Accepted

• Wire transfers

Contact Information

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