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Mark Forrest

Mark Forrest

Evanston, Illinois, US

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Mark Forrest

Mark Forrest



* Voice of Sesame Street's "My First Laptop" - sold in stores nationwide, with Publications International, Chicago, IL. My two sons, ages 6 and 3 love hearing their Dad on an interactive book.
* Voice of Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois online tutorial for people turning 65.
* Commercials for Miller Genuine Draft, Indiana Tech University, Owens Corning, Palos Community Hospital, Refined Knowledge,Wisconsin Credit Union, Window Guys.
* Multiple characters for on-line training courses with Cognitive Arts, Evanston, IL. Clients include: USAA, Shell, Bank of America.
* Narration for numerous training videos including: Allstate, Ameritech, Dept. of Defense, Dollar General Store, Firestone, John Deere, National Restaurant Association, Safety Klean, St. John's Healthcare.


English (North American), English


British, French, North American, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)


Middle Aged, Young Adult

Special Skills

Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Jingles, Music, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames


I have been a professional actor on stage, on camera, and in voice-overs for 20 years. I have performed in over 100 plays and musicals in Chicago, Los Angeles, and many others major cities.



Masters degree in acting from California State University, Long Beach 1989
Bachelor degree in theatre from School of the Ozarks, Branson, MO. 1987


  • Microphone


  • Computer & Software

    Dell 4800 dimension. Sound Forge software

  • Delivery Methods

    MP3, email

  • Turnaround Time

    12 hours or faster if needed

Service Description

I will provide the voice you want for your project. I can record at my home office and send the finished product, record at a Studio in Chicago or Evanston, or have a live recording session via Skype or phone.

Voice Over Clients

Bank of America
Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois
Cognitive Arts, Evanston, IL
Dept. of Defense
Dollar General Store
Illinois State University
Indiana Tech University
John Deere
Miller Genuine Draft
National Restaurant Association
Owens Corning
Palos Community Hospital
Publications International
Rogers and Hollands
Refined Knowledge
Safety Klean
St. John's Healthcare
Window Guys
Wisconsin Credit Union

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