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Steve Carlson

Jacksonville, Oregon, US
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Steve Carlson

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Steve Carlson

  Jacksonville, Oregon, US


Steve Carlson's easy, natural voice and style has helped greatly in his 20+ years as a film actor. In his varied career he has been a regular on four TV series, has appeared in hundreds of others, stretching from Mr. Novack to Seinfeld, starred or co-starred in ten featured films and has done over 500 commercials (on camera and VO).
Today he's an announcer, specializing in; audiobooks, documentaries, commercials, promotional films, training videos, business videos, power point presentations, on-line courses, tutorials, travelogues and meaningful conversations.
These can be delivered in good ol' American english, southern, country, even New Yorkish and as middle aged or a senior person.


English (North American), English


North American, US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)


Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet, Podcasting, Radio, Television


Steve Carlson's first incarnation into this business was as a musician, which quickly morphed into a film acting career that lasted over twenty years. He started in ten movies, was series regular on four TV series (The Virginian, Young and Restless, General Hospital, New Day in Eden) and guest stared in over 50 TV series from Mr, Novack to the last episode of Seinfeld as well as hosting the Dick Clark Rock & Roll Era. He also managed to squeeze in over 500 commercials and became one of the more sought after VO guys in Los Angeles.
He's been the premier voice of the cruise industry for the last 25 years (not a bad gig). (Princess cruises, Holland America Line, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, etc.) That continues to this day.
For the last few years, audiobooks have dominated. He's got a wonderful studio and this seems to be another outlet for his acting ability.
Steve brings a creative professionalism to every project he gets involved with. You can learn more about him at his web site; (Website hidden)
Someone once said of Steve, "You don't get that kind of longevity in this business unless you're 'keeping the customer satisfied'."



Working his way through the University of Wyoming, singing and playing guitar, towards his Theater Arts Degree probably started it all since that led to him being tapped by MGM to come to LA and become an actor. Over twenty years later, he had spent a life-time doing just that.
Going to work every day was like on-the-job-training; working with such as; Jane Wyman, the Sienfeld bunch, Richard Chamberlain, Ben Gazara, Dick Clark, E.G Marshal, Bob Hope, Tom Sellick, Richard Dean Anderson, and on and on.
I also got a chance to grow immensely as I worked with some of the best voice talents in the world as well as studying at USC and UCLA and privately with Maurice Tobius, Susan Blu and Mel Blanc.




  • Microphone

    Newmann u -87

  • Computer & Software


  • Special Equipment

    Neve and API Pre amps, Apogee converters

  • Delivery Methods


  • Turnaround Time

    usually the next day, depending on the project

Service Description

Steve is a consummate professional. He brings a high order of professional integrity to any job. The last few months of recording audiobooks has has made him even more comfortable with his recording/editing software programs. His last job was 120,000 words leaving Steve feeling up for most anything.


Dear Steve,
I just wanted to thank you and tell you what a pleasure it's been working with you. I admire your professionalism and am also glad we were able to have a little fun.
Thanks for helping make 'Dick Clark's Rock & Roll Era' the outrageous success it has been.

Dick Clark

Dick clark

A true pro with an amazing voice!

Kevin Balfe
Senior V.P. Publishing

Mercury radio Arts, Inc.

Steve is professional and fun to work with. I would highly recommend Steve for any project, no matter how complex.

Annet Libeau . author

Voice Over Clients

This partial list of Steve's clients reads like a who's who in national advertising; IBM, RCA, Dial, Crest, Apple, Scope, Dick Clark, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Toyota, Bose Speakers, Advil, Money Store, Metemusal, Diner's Club,Lipton iced Tea, TWA, Edison, Visa, Pontiac, the Army ... and on and on.

Payment Terms

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

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Next Steps

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Dialogue - Audiobook 11

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educational, scholarly, 6

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'Gone Girl' audiobook 132

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A Dark Place - audiobook 46

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YA romance - audiobook 46

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Thin - internet 48

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Market Dynamics 121

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Educational 29

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television- commercial 11

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easy, commercial 335

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travel 143

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  • Internet
    / 5 unknown for Job #161691 Product (NR) - Presentation Fast, effective work. Definitely would recommend him. Especially if you're looking for a fast return. Great job.
    Oct 30, 2015
  • Internet
    / 5 Boxer Films for Job #135186 Prepare My Child - Male
    Mar 28, 2015
  • Audiobooks
    / 5 Annet Libeau for Job #78803 The Time Treasure : Insidious Inheritance Steve is professional and fun to work with. I would highly recommend Steve for any project, no matter how complex.
    Aug 3, 2013
  • Internet
    / 5 Chris Rettstatt for Job #60417 Audio Stories for Children Steve was great to work with. He was very responsive and delivered everything on time. We had high demands and he worked with us to make sure we had everything we needed. I would definitely work with Steve again. In fact, I have. Steve has done additional pick up work with us already. I would recommend Steve to anyone.
    Mar 14, 2013
  • Educational
    / 5 bristlecone media for Job #50041 Mount Whitney Fish Hatchery Steve was a true pleasure to work with. The process was simple, professional and culminated in an outstanding product. I'd recommend Steve for any occasion.
    Feb 23, 2012
  • Documentaries
    / 5 Red Seat Ventures for Job #45358 Crossing the Delaware A true pro with an amazing voice!
    Nov 11, 2011