Chris has a extremely flexible vocal range: deep, rich and resonant, real, and warm. Authentic. Western. Southern. Texan. Natural Storyteller. Trail Boss. Warm and smooth. Perfect for Americana. authoritative, teacher, folksy friendly, deep drawl, calming, clear, trustworthy, reflective, upscale. Well suited for historical, biographical and uniquely American stories and History, Biography, Contemporary Culture, and Business.
Because he is an exceptionaly well trained actor, he can instantaneously create a broad range of voices, accents and emotions on demand, depending on the style and character of the material.
English, English (North American), English (Irish)
German, Irish, North American, Russian, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New England (Boston, Providence), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas)
Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult
Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames
Recently, I have completed eight classic audio books, including "Huckleberry Finn," "Treasure Island," "Prince and the Pauper," "Siddhartha," "Metamorphosis" and "This Side of Paradise." I had great joy bringing these stories and characters to life. I think you will find them very compelling listenting!
I became the signature voice in Los Angeles of KCBS/TV, and KHOU in Houston as the Voice of “Channel 11 Listens”. Soon, I was signed to be the signature voice of WCNC, the NBC/TV affiliate in Charlotte, N.C., a happy marriage which lasted more than eight years. Commercial clients include: Labatt’s Beer, as the signature voice for Labatt’s Blue, Kaiser Permanente, Geico and Pfizer.
I began college as a Radio-Television major and have worked professionally in the broadcast industry ever since. Earning a MA in theatre from The Dallas Theatre Center, I produced and directed award winning dramas for radio, then spent several seasons as an actor working in Repertory Theatre in the US and Canada, perfecting my acting skills in many leading roles, while voicing national commercials. Moving to Los Angeles, I quickly established myself as a working actor, starring in major motion pictures such as "Psycho II" and TV shows such as "Grey's Anatomy"
Sennheiser MKH416 studio mike
Computer & Software
Dell Optiplex 320 for Business
Mackie Mixer with Telos Zepher
mp3, wav, dvd
I have a state-of-the-art digital home studio equipped with 24/7 ISDN. I use the Sennheiser MKH 416 Studio microphone with a Mackie Mixer in a secure sound studio environment.
I can create broadcast quality MP3’s with Audacity and Sound forge. My ISDN capability is powered by a Telos Zephyr, compatible with all other codec machines.
This is my first time working with Chris. He is fantastic!Switch Marketing for Mulzer
Very thorough, and has an excellent turnaround time!
Dawn Smith Switch Marketing
Professional, quick and versatile - he voiced two distinct voices who were having a conversation with each other. THEN they had to speak in unison! THAT'S talent for ya! Great job and look forward to the next one.Switch Marketing for animated Video Characters for Mulzer
Voice Over Clients
GEICO, KCET, ALLSTATE, CITIBANK, COKE, SEARS, AND KAISER PERMANANTE
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