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Steven Varnum

Wilmington, North Carolina, US

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Highlights

Steven is known for his rich, versatile voice. Steven personifies the warm guy next door yet can embody a variety of character voices and accents as well. Steven can be the business professional who inspires confidence or the wacky cutup who makes you laugh until you hurt. Steven's experience as a professional actor not only enhances his ability to personify a wide range of voices but also enables him to follow even the most complex direction with ease.

Steven's voice runs the gamut from animated, authentic, authoritative, believable, calming, commanding, confident, conversational, corporate, crazy, creepy, easy going, edgy, educational, enthusiastic, evil, excitable, fast paced, forceful, friendly, geeky/nerdy, genuine, Gen X, Gen Y, gritty, high energy, hip, humorous, informative, inspirational, manly, motivational, ominous, playful, political, professional, reassuring, romantic, rugged, scary, scientific, sincere, smooth, snobby, spooky, stodgy, straightforward, technical and upbeat.

Languages

English (North American), English

Accent

Australian, British, Central American (Costa Rican), England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), Irish, Italian American, Mexican, Native American (Indian), North American, Scottish (Standard Scottish English), South American (Colombian), Spanish, Trans-Atlantic, US Appalachia, US General American (GenAm), US Mid-Atlantic, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New England (Boston, Providence), US New Orleans, US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas), US Upper Midwest (Fargo, Minnesota), US Western

Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Young Adult (18-35)

Special Skills

Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Videogames

Experience

Steven Varnum worked professionally as an actor in TV, film, and corporate/industrial videos before devoting himself full-time to voiceover. He landed his first commercial radio spot just weeks into launching his voiceover career and hasn’t looked back since. He trained at Edge Studios in New York and received private coaching with VO talents Bill DeWees and Marty Moran.

Credentials

Education

BFA in acting / Ithaca College
Voice Over training with Edge Studios New York City
Private Voice Over coaching with Bill DeWees and Marty Moran
Acting Master Class with Alan Schoer, The Actors Institute
Eric Morris workshop with Eric Morris

Studio

Microphone

Neumann TLM 103

Computer & Software

Dell XPS computer Cuebase and Audicity software

Special Equipment

WhisperRoom sound booth

Delivery Methods

mp3, WAV, AIFF you name it and I will deliver

Turnaround Time

24 hrs or less for most projects

Service Description

Steven prides himself on his ability to tailor his work to each client’s needs. In fact, he has received a five star rating from every client with whom he has worked. Steven has his own private studio for quick turnaround time. Please add him to your favorites so that you can easily contact him. He would be pleased to do a custom audition for any script.

Testimonials

I was fortunate to be able to work with this amazing talent. His narration is superb but where he stands out to me is the range and versatility Steve has. Very easy to work with, great equipment and just a pure professional in every sense. I have worked with a number of voice talents in the past and can say confidently none match this guy. From simple voice over to complex voice acting you won't be disappointed.

JK Franks Author "Catalyst Downward Cycle"

Voice Over Clients

Sega
US Environmental Protection Agency
Cheerwine
Tecate
Penczner Media
Elephant Games
Icon
ifeel
PodSox
Mad Otter Games
Adirondack Museum
Ideal Male Labs
Lead Inclusively
NGSENS SARL
Qiyi Music
S.I.M. Productions

Payment Terms

Payment to Steven Varnum is made through Voices.com SurePay®, our escrow service that guarantees your project is completed to your satisfaction. Pay securely by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal through Voices.com and when your work is done, simply download the final files, and release funds to Steven Varnum.

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Educational

Duolingo for Job #359220 DUOLINGO STORIES EN - Actor 10 set 3 (A1)

Oct 22, 2019

Videogames

inXile entertainment for Job #330523 Wasteland 3 - Mob Boss

Steven was awesome... great to work with and a talented actor.

May 19, 2019

Audiobooks

Voices Content Mktg for Job #336385 Voices - Call for Audition Reviews - Audiobook Narration

May 15, 2019

Videogames

Elephant Games for Job #335735 MH1 (Professor Moriarty_2-4)

A pleasure to work with! High quality, fast delivery. Keep it up!

May 1, 2019

Business

Voices.com (Kyle Holder) for Job #268447 Voices - Museum Video (Gail Borden Jr)

AWESOME

Mar 20, 2018

Educational

Richard Lewis Media Group for Job #269360 Museum exhibit on voices and accents -- BOSTON/NEW ENGLAND

Feb 22, 2018

Internet Video

Iron Horde Games for Job #257288 Direwild

An absolute pleasure working with Steve. He made a really cool character and worked well under challenging constraints

Oct 27, 2017

Business

TSD for Job #249300 Office Diversity Scenario 2

Great Job, I thought this part was complete. Sorry for the delay. I would work with you again anytime. Thanks

Oct 17, 2017

Telephone

Richard Geller for Job #255312 phone script

another amazing read, done perfectly, with the best communication, and very fast. Wonderful talent to work with. If you work with Steven you will be thrilled with his quality of work, professionalism and communication. His work is yet again FANTASTIC.

Oct 16, 2017

Business

Richard Geller for Job #252834 narrate VSL - southern down-home country boy

OMG, Steven Varnum was AMAZING. It's a STAGGERINGLY good read, incredibly good, genius delivery. And so FAST. I mean, I could not be happier. You should hire Steven, he is incredible.

Sep 27, 2017

Videogames

Studiotime & Thevoiceexperts for Job #226113 Horatio voices in game

Apr 25, 2017

Business

Voices.com (Mike Fry) for Job #223794 Voices - RUSH - White American Voice Needed

GREAT WORK!

Mar 13, 2017

Internet Video

Yaniv Fridman for Job #220468 English voice over with Latin accent for animation project

It was a pleasure to work with Steve and definitely recommend him!
It was very easy to work with him, he was open for suggestions and he understood perfectly what we were looking for.

Feb 21, 2017

Videogames

Studiotime & Thevoiceexperts for Job #213538 VOICES [ES2] intro Horatio - VO

Jan 30, 2017

Videogames

Mad Otter Games for Job #217230 Versatile Male Actor Needed for Multiple Lines in Video Game

Steven is fantastic -- extremely versatile and insanely talented, he supplied a wide array of different voices for our game, all of which were exactly what we were looking for! Highest marks. We can't wait to work with him again.

Jan 17, 2017

Audiobooks

JK Franks for Job #196715 Fiction Audiobook - Long Narration

I was fortunate to be able to work with this amazing talent. His narration is superb but where he stands out to me is the range and versatility Steve has. Very easy to work with, great equipment and just a pure professional in every sense. I have worked with a number of voice talents in the past and can say confidently none match this guy. From simple voice over to complex voice acting you won;t be disappointed.

Nov 23, 2016

Videogames

Elephant Games for Job #208653 HH13 (DerekBaker_2-4)

It's always a pleasure to work! High quaility, fast delivery, good communication. Keep it up!

Nov 8, 2016

Internet Video

Crossbow Films for Job #199544 Pod Sox commercial

Awesome job!!

Sep 10, 2016

Documentaries

Penczner Media for Job #197369 Historic Impressions for an untitled mockumentary

Steven is an amazing talent and a total pleasure to work with! Quick, flexible and professional in every way. Highly recommend!

Aug 25, 2016

Educational

Voices.com (Sean Mancuso) for Job #197274 RUSH Voices: Male English VO Required

Thank you for being so prompt, accommodating, and a pleasure to work with. I look forward to more projects together in the future!

Aug 23, 2016