Recently, my voice was selected by Community Choice Credit Union to be used in their latest radio commercial, which announced their merger with NuPath Credit Union. I was asked to record the voice-over in a very informative, yet conversational style. It came together very easily, thanks to writer Eric Head from SMZ, and audio engineer Randy Stephenson, owner of RMS Studios.
I debuted my Bruce Jenner impression live in Los Angeles this morning on 100.3 The Sound for Mark in the Morning. Jenner's big primetime interview with Diane Sawyer airs tonight on ABC. It's always fun coming up with or learning a new voice impression. My Bruce Jenner voice impression seems to be a mix of Dr. Evil and one of my female relatives. I'll never say who in this blog. :D
Well, she finally did it. Hillary Clinton officially threw her hat into the 2016 Presidential Campaign ring. After months and months of speculation, she's for real. Here's my voice impression of Bill Clinton, giving his official endorsement:
I created this little parody piece a few years ago during Masters week. It kind of encompasses my thoughts on watching golf on television. And you think baseball is slow? Enjoy.
It's a sad week for Dukes of Hazzard fans, as James Best, better known as "Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane" passed away. The other sad part of this, is that an entire generation of fans don't realize how accomplished he was as an actor, and teacher of actors. For 25 years, Best taught an acting technique class in Hollywood and worked with Gary Busey, Clint Eastwood, Burt Reynolds, Teri Garr, Farrah Fawcett and Quentin Tarantino.
Read one of his obituaries here.
I believe Roscoe was probably one of the first voice impressions I ever attempted. And that's going back all the way to elementary school! As a voice actor, I can really appreciate his genius for comic timing and punctuation.
In the following video, I'm talking to actor John Schneider, aka "Bo Duke", as I surprised him with an impromptu Roscoe impression: