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Michael Wex

Michael Wex

Toronto, Ontario, CA

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Michael Wex

Michael Wex

  Toronto, Ontario, CA


Michael Wex is a New York Times bestselling author and one of the originators of adult storytelling in Toronto. He has worked extensively in storytelling, spoken word, radio, voice overs and audio books. Although generally assumed to be American, Michael is a native of Southern Alberta and is thoroughly at home in both standard and western Canadian dialects. He also speaks fluent Yiddish and is known for his mastery of Yiddish accented English.

He does a pitch perfect impression of classic movie actor Walter Brennan.


English (North American), Yiddish, Hebrew


Canadian, Canadian (West), US General American (GenAm), Yiddish


Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Cartoons, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television


Michael won a 2008 Audiofile Earphones Award for the audiobook Just Say Nu, which he also wrote. He was for many years a regular on such CBC radio programs as Cloud Nine and Metro Morning. He can be heard in the recent documentaries Deli Man and Theodore Bikel: In the Footsteps of Sholem Aleichem.

He is a sought-after MC for top-level klezmer concerts and has appeared twice in this role at Carnegie Hall.



Graduate degrees in English and Medieval Studies.


  • Microphone

    Focusrite Scarlett Studio CM25 large diaphram cardiod condenser mic

  • Computer & Software

    Lenovo Windows 10 solid state drive Ideapad with Audacity and Cubase LE

  • Special Equipment

    Scarlett Solo preamp interface, Skype, SE reflection filter

  • Delivery Methods

    MP3, WAV, Dropbox, Email, FTP

  • Turnaround Time

    12-24 hours

Service Description

Thirty years' experience of voice work plus a professional home studio set-up means you'll get exactly what you need every time, on time.


Michael Wex is a national treasure.

Living Traditions

Voice Over Clients

St. Martin's Press
Harper Collins Publishers
Talon International Development Inc.
Cohen Media Group
Sudden Storm Productions

Payment Terms

Hire Michael as a voice actor. Payment is made through Voices.com SurePay, an escrow service that guarantees your work is done to your satisfaction. Send payment securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com then download your files from the website.

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