Ed Kelly

Studio City, California, US • 10:59 AM Local Time

5.0 • 89 Reviews

Demos

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Business Corporate Make Money Business Strategy Plan of Action Goals Marketing a Company Filing Taxes Bookkeeping and Accounting Financial Presentation.
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Documentary Narration Approachable Articulate authentic Authoritative Believable Caring Charismatic
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Ed Kelly

Vocal Skills

Languages

English (North American), English

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Accents

Australian, British, Canadian, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), England - Received Pronunciation (RP, BBC), North American, Pakistani, Scottish (Standard Scottish English), US General American (GenAm), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)

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Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+), Teen (13-17), Young Adult (18-35)

Categories

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

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Studio

Turnaround Time

Mostly same day

Microphone

Neumann U87ai

Computer & Software

Adobe Audition, MacPro based.

Special Equipment

Aphex 230 Master Voice Channel, Telos Zephyr Xstream, 12 Channel Mackie Soundboard

About

Overview

Ed has served as spokesperson for scores of Fortune 500 clients including Lincoln, Pepsi, and the US Navy. Recruited from Canada over 25 years ago as a principle Voice Actor for the syndicated American Comedy Network/Universal Comedy Network with United Station NYC. He also continues to be heard every week on The Mitch Albom Show, on WJR, (Also on the book trailer for Albom's "The First Phone Call from Heaven") and hundreds of other radio stations across the globe via syndication. Primarily a Voice Actor specializing in commercials, Ed is also an accomplished film actor. He played Senator Darden opposite Richard Gere, Martin Sheen and Topher Grace in "The Double." (Now on Netflix) Drew Barrymore loved Ed's voice so much she cast him as Ellen Paige's Pageant Emcee in "Whip It," her directorial debut. Recently he narrated a Documentary on white Abolitionist John Brown called "Madman or Martyr" His last animation feature found Ed portraying five different characters. "The Littlest Angel" where he was paired with Ron Perlman is destined to become a children's classic. His most recent stage role was as "Ghost of Jacob Marley" in "A Christmas Carol." The Musical, and involved cable work that had him literally flying more than forty five feet above the stage. New heights are Ed's constant quest as a true "working actor," Ed Kelly has also shared the silver screen with a galaxy of stars including, Sigourney Weaver (Prayers For Bobby)and most recently, Langston Fishburne (Son of Lawrence) for a Luke Jaden film called "Juvies." Ed is a highly acclaimed voice actor, sound match specialist and accomplished impressionist. His hallmark is tremendous versatility. Always looking to expand his repertoire, his newest voices are Donald Trump and Morgan Freeman. For period recreation projects, he also has a host of vintage voices from the late Gary Owens to Don LaFontaine as well.

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Service Description

I self direct, or you may join via ISDN or Skype or phone, and I take direction well. I Drop Box, MP3, Google Drive, in any format that works with and for you. I do ADR, and voice matching that will save you time.

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Experience

I have been the National voice for Lincoln Motor Cars, and scores of other National accounts including Coca Cola, Minute Maid, Chevrolet, KFC, Busch Beer, Future Shop in Canada, Samsung etc. But voice matching is my specialty, as I am an impressionist. If there is an announce style you wish to "ape" or cop from, be it Donald Trump, Bryan Cranston, Gary Owens, Don Lafontaine, or others, I am a master mimic, and parody is my specialty. Lately I get a lot of requests for Donald Trump, Morgan Freeman, Alec Baldwin, Clint Eastwood, Michael Caine,, John Travolta, etc. But if you give me a heads up, I can dial in anyone from the NFL Football's late, great John Facenda to John Madden. It is my gift, and I love to use it. I am a voice actor. Impressions a specialty.

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Client List

Microsoft, National voice for Lincoln Motor Cars for Television, Radio, Internet, P.O.P, etc,. US Navy Reserve, Belle Tire, Detroit Institute Of Arts, Chevrolet, Advance Electronics, (Canada) Coca Cola, Bosch,. Oxy Pimple Cream. Michigan Lottery, D.C. Lottery,Western Canada Lotteries, Zeibart, Mopar, U.S Army. SYNC/Microsoft, Dow Corning, Serta Mattresses,Marks Work Warehouse, (Canada) Volkswagon, Futureshop (Canada) Thumb-Pops Candy (U.K.) Jeff Daniel's Purple Rose Theater. WQXR New York, WNYC NY, Bob River's Twisted Christmas,on Atlantic Records/MTV, United Stations, American Comedy Netwowrk, United Comedy Network, Sirius Image voice for "The Bridge," and "The American Standards Channel," and Booth Announce work for both the Lifetime Network and TV London. The World's West Breakfast Show New Zealand. Jerry's Subs and Pizza, and the D.C Soul Train Scratch off Lottery both in Washington D.C. Weekly talent for the Mitch Albom Show on WjR a.m. streamed live worldwide at MitchAlbom .com (Website hidden)

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Education

Studied with Bruce Hunter from Second City Toronto.
Five years Improv Experience with a New Haven CT based Improv Troupe called "Snazz and Guffaw"
Twenty five years syndicated broadcast experience. Seven Years Co-Hosting Morning Shows in the Detroit Market, Two Years in Hartford, CT., twenty altogether, all over Canada before being hired into the USA. Ed is still the primary talent for the American Comedy Network, now the Universal Comedy Network and their parent company United Stations in NYC.

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Reviews 5.0

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Kevin Cate

May 22, 2020

Fast, creative, responsive. Great work!

Television Job #393896 • Comic Book Style Narration for Super Hero!

Longshot Features

May 5, 2020

Ed is the absolute best – he turned this around incredibly quickly, yet still somehow gave it so much love and attention down to every detail. The sound quality of the file was very high and all around extremely professional. I will definitely be working with him again!

Documentaries Job #390735 • This is a project for the love of my life. She and I invented a strange bocce ball-like game and I'd love to gift this retelling of it to her for her birthday. I'm also a filmmaker and love your voice, so perhaps we can work together in the future!

Varvtre

May 4, 2020

Ed is your guy for reliance, in character VO and adapting to your writing. Spot on Ed. Thank you.

Videogames Job #390508 • SWAT VO - COMMAND - GAME

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