Ray Lin

Barack Obama specialist

Voice Description

My specialty is impersonating Barack Obama

Voice Genders and "Ages" I Can Perform

• Young Adult Male
• Middle Age 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
• Songs
• 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

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• I will go to any designated studio in my area
• I can record and then deliver the audio files via Email

Pre-, Post- and Production Services I Offer

None

My Home Base

, California, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Impersonation: Barack Obama

My Voice Experience

In the fall of 2008, voice over actors David Markus and John Taylor overheard my Barack Obama impersonation which sparked a chain reaction leading to my being the voice of Obama for the following:

TELEVISION SHOW:
VH1's Rock of Love Charm School hosted by Sharon Osbourne : Voiced the intro for Episode 1 as Obama.

VIRAL VIDEOS:
"Obama vs McCain Dance-Off" : ADR work as Obama. The video garnered over 10 million hits and has been seen on several major broadcast and news publications, including CNN's Anderson Cooper 360.

"Write in Taiwanese PSA Campaign" : Voiced obama as myself on camera. The viral launched online and aired on television here in the US and Taiwan. created much buzz and controversy here in the US and in Asia.


ANIMATED CARTOONS:
"Obama Interruptus" and "Obama State of the Union" : Voiced Obama for Mark Fiore, political cartoonist who won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for cartooning.

GREETING CARDS:
American Greetings : voiced several physical greeting cards as Obama since the fall of 2008.

WEBSITES:
Culvers.com : My first job that started it all. For a campaign between two competing frozen custard sundaes that took place during the Obama - McCain debates, I was the voice of Sundae Heath Toffee Bits. My opponent? Sundae Reese E Cup. I won.

I have also recorded sound bytes for podcasts, automated phone operator recordings, and voicemail greetings.

In April of 2010, I performed live at the Rogue Machine Theatre in Los Angeles to much positive feedback.

My Training

Training and Guidance from the following:

JB Blanc, Voice Over Actor and Theatrical/Film Actor
John Taylor, Voice Over Actor

BA: University of Wisconsin - Madison

My Studio Equipment

I have access to two studios and engineers here in Los Angeles. Both have over 10 years of studio recording experience. Both use Neumann microphones and protools systems.

Additional Skills

I have over two years of producing experience in both television and radio commercials on the local, regional, and national levels. I understand deadlines and the importance of clear communication.

Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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