Rick Padden

Honest, sincere normal voice, with a wide range

Voice Description

As a stage actor, I have a fairly wide range, strong projection and clarity and a mid-range voice that I can take down or up comfortably. My normal voice would best be described as pleasant, sincere and believable. As noted in a review below, I can sound like Charlton Heston or Don Knotts.

REVIEWS:
“What makes "God's Favorite" work is the character of Sidney Lipton. Rick Padden plays him with terrific confidence, relish and flair. As the man in the middle, Padden blusters, pontificates and harangues, projecting his lines like guided missiles.” – Phyllis Walbye, The Loveland Reporter-Herald

“Of particular note is the character of the messenger Lipton, played brilliantly by Rick Padden. Like some weird cross between Don Knotts and Charlton Heston’s Moses, Lipton asks questions of Joe that the more skeptical among us always wanted to ask Joe… With the exception of Padden, the cast seems to have chosen to create characters less grounded in nuanced reality than in melodrama.” – Trevor Jackson, Fort Collins Weekly

“Padden has a good sense of comedy and timing and a very expressive face. His Geronte is fun to watch – Phyllis Walbye, the Loveland Reporter-Herald

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
• Documentaries
• TV shows and movies
• Movie and game trailers
• Podcasts
• Others (on-camera, infomercials, live announcers, spokespersons)

Jobs I Am Willing to Take (Union-wise)

• Non-Union Jobs

My Union Affiliations and Memberships

None

My Recording and Delivery Capabilities

• 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
• I can add special effects to any project

My Home Base

, Colorado, United States

Accents, Impersonations, Characters and Dialects

Prefer to avoid dialects and accents, although I've done southern, Ilalian, Brooklyn, western, country; English and other accents comfortably.

Characterizations include commanding and powerful; distinguished; stuffy; nasal; slow, low and bear-like; elderly; aggravating; raspy; hissing; evil and foreboding; smooth; sly; and fast.

My Voice Experience

Relatively new to commercial voice over, but have recorded numerous voices for stage plays, performed as narrator, recorded two radio-drama episodes for public radio, recorded two characters for a Civil War battle animation series, distributed nationally on CD, performed as spokesman in a Charter Communications TV commercial, and been in various films.

My Training

No formal training in voice over work.

My degree is in journalism, from the University of Kansas.

I am also a produced playwright.

My Studio Equipment

N/A Will use professional studio.

Additional Skills

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Payment Methods Accepted

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

Contact Information

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