William Tate

Morgan Freeman Style -Warm-Authoritative-Reliable

Voice Description

Email me at wtate5@cs.com

Warm and authoritative for narrations; cool and versatile for commercials; smooth, reliable voice over talent. William Tate is an intimate and dynamic storyteller with feeling and emotion. Clients have compared William Tate's performance style to that of Morgan Freeman. Producers have said that William Tate has a great facility with African-American, Caribbean, American Southern, and South African accents and dialects.

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KEYWORDS describing William Tate's voice...
Morgan Freeman style, warm, friendly, authoritative, smooth, versatile, dynamic, cool, confident, deep, wise, gravitas, Voice of God, voice-over, voice actor, caring, soothing, sexy, smooth, intimate, comedic, funny, inspirational, fatherly, Minister, preacher, Storyteller, old story teller, narrator, raspy, engaging, educated, mysterious, strong, manly, casual, natural, Spokesman, spokesperson, James Earl Jones, Dennis Haysbert, All-State guy, allstate guy, real person, sensitive, intelligent, urban, sophisticated, reliable, African-American voice talent.

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
• 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
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)
• Cartoon/Animation

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 have ISDN in my studio
• 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

• I can deliver edited and finished voice tracks
• I offer voice direction services
• I have a music library and can add music to any project
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

New York City, New York, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Morgan Freeman Style, all-state guy.
Standard, Mid-Atlantic, African-American, Jamaican/Caribbean, American Southern, South African:

Southern- from a Mississippi Disk Jockey way down deep in the Delta to a North Carolina Baptist Minister.
New York - from a Upper Eastside theatre-goer to a low down, hard drivin', wise crackin', story tellin', NYC cabbie,
to an elderly Jamaican dominoes player at a table in Prospect Park, Brooklyn.

My Voice Experience

Credits include:
The Fight for 15, New York City Health Department, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, J P Morgan, Discovery Channel, Comedy Central,The History Channel, The Outdoor Channel, The Globe Program, World Vision Campaign, Indigo Films, Court TV, PBS, GE, Kodak, Gain Detergent, "Cuff Me If You Can", "Flesh and Blood", Prudential Financial, Hasbro Toys, Emirate Airlines, Royal Caribbean Lines, Miller Lite, Allstate Insurance, Pitstop productions NY/UK, Philip Morris, AT&T, NYU Law School, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Columbia University- Institute For Life Coping Skills, University of Florida, Roosevelt Hospital, Franklin Pierce University, Freeman Voiceworks, National Traffic Safety Institute.

William Tate has worked extensively as a Voice Actor as well as an in-show announcer. Credits include:
America Works Television series;
"AFTRA Hours"-Radio plays and dramatizations;
United Stations Radio Network,(sketch comedy voices).
Dubbing and ADR work for feature and independent film projects.
Video Game Voices. Videogames.

My Training

B.A., CCNY-Speech & Theater Arts; On Camera-National Academy Television Arts and Sciences Television Workshop, Voiceover - Ruth Franklin; Audition Workshop - Michael Shurtleff; Scene Study-HB Studios; Musicianship and Voice; High School of Music & Art, NYC.

My Studio Equipment

Mac Book Pro
Sony Soundforge Software
Twisted Wave Software
AKG C414B (primary mic)
Isolation Sound Booth(Whisper Room)
Telos Zephyr Xstream/ISDN

Additional Skills

Check out William's film credits on IMDB.com.

Find his film clips at Backstage.com

William Tate played Denzel Washington's minister in the Ridley Scott feature, "American Gangster".

William Tate is the voice of the "Fight for 15" campaign.

William Tate is the writer/performer of the Off-Broadway comedy "Charm School Tales".

Under New York City's "Quality of Life" initiatives, William was chosen to teach a Customer Service Course (Courtesy Class) to NYC cab drivers at LaGuardia College in Queens, NY.
With a goal of making the taxi industry more user friendly to the public, these classes attracted much local, national and international media attention.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

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The Globe Program

Business Presentation

God's promise

Voice of God (Sooner Football)

Holiday Promo

Game Voices

Negro league Baseball

Fund a Need


National Geo