Van Nuys, California, US
The quirky, sassy, smart and versatile voice of Robin Gwynne can fill your voice over needs. Character to very real, narration to dialogue, comic to dramatic, expressive to dry, casual to authoritative, and always with that unique Robin edge and realism. Call for the girl with the sweet, scratchy voice and be glad you did!
English (North American)
British, Central American, North American, US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas)
Child, Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
I have been acting for over 25 years, (Website hidden) those in Los Angeles. I began working some professional VO jobs in 2001 and really dove into my training and work in Voice Over in 2004.
Acting and VO Experience:
I am a SAG-AFTRA (Financial Core) on-camera and voice over actress. I have played various voices on "The Chipmunks" video, radio ads, voiceover for television commercials, voices for Online gaming / CD ROMS , online imaging, voice mail messages and on hold messages for several corporations as well as audio books and film looping/ADR. I've recorded employee manuals, guidelines for mortgage brokers and technical instructions for student borrowers. Beyond voiceover, I've acted onstage, on-camera in television (Pushing Daisies, Samantha Who, Grey's Anatomy), films and commercials and as a host, both taped and live. Additionally, I've performed long- and short-form improv, both on stage and in film.
Relevant Additional Skills:
Excellent comic timing and cold reading, including long form. Very good with classic texts, difficult lingo/jargons and complex phrasing, vocabulary and/or ideas. Comfort with medical vocabulary. Farm background as a teenager. Professional childcare background. Federal loans, student loans and mortgage background. Special events expert, such as weddings and bar/bat mitzvahs. Jobs have included: accountant assistant, loan officer, bookkeeper, childcare provider, doggy daycare attendant, janitor, waitress, customer service telephone rep, casting database assistant, proofreader, model, actress, journalist, muralist, sign painter and art editor. Well versed in many professions and interests.
Voiceover in L.A.:
Cynthia Songe at Sue Blu--Intermediate Animation class and private coaching. She also directed my demo reel.
Richard Tatum--private coaching in Animation and looping
Nancy Wolfson--private coaching in Commercial voice over
Kalmenson and Kalmenson--Commercial voice over with Kathy Grable
Dolores Diehl--Extended Animation, Advanced Animation, Comedy Characters for Commercials, Advanced Commercials with numerous guest teachers including voice over directors, casting directors, agents, producers and actors.
Studied acting, singing and stage speech at the University of Montana.
B.A. in Drama, Magna Cum Laude from the University of Washington.
Two-year graduate of Joanne Baron/DW Brown Studio for Meisner technique.
Improv at Groundlings and Second City Training Center, L.A. (graduate)
Ongoing: Many voice over, on-camera, commercial, cold reading and film technique courses and workshops in Los Angeles as well as private coaching and ongoing improv training and performance.
Marshall MXL 990
Computer & Software
HP Pavilion Windows 10, iPhone S
Twisted Wave and Goldwave Audio editing software, Ohuhu 1-Channel 48V Phantom Power Supply with Adapter, Sabrent USB External Stereo Sound Adapter, Pop filter, sound booth
Email, disc by mail, or record in L.A. area studio, flexible
24-48 hours (home booth)
I can record your script with any specific notes from you and deliver an edited voice track within 24-48 hours, depending on the size of the job. With shorter texts, I usually deliver two versions for safety. Then I am happy to record pick-ups or revisions, according to your notes.
Recorded multiple characters for a radio drama.Joel Metzger, TV & film writer/Ad agency/Online radio drama creator
You made it easy. Thank you for being so good.
Voice Over Clients
Joel Metzger, Adlhoch Creative
Jason DeBord, film prop blogger
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