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Dexter Elkin

Dexter Elkin

Los Angeles, California, US
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Dexter Elkin

Dexter Elkin

  Los Angeles, California, US

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Dexter, a Los Angeles voice talent, has a natural age range is 35-65 and he has a warm, resonant, sincere baritone voice. Dexter is accomplished at relaxed, conversational, believable soft sell attitudes such as friendly, calm, soothing, sentimental, folksy, story telling, caring, trustworthy regular guy next door and down to earth like Hal Riney Morning in America and Morgan Freeman. Dexter can do romantic, sexy, sensual and sophisticated or luxurious, rich, expensive and snootylike James Sloyan of Lexus or Jon Hamm of Cadillac. Dexter can also perform strong professional hard sell attitudes such as serious, newsy, authoritative, confident, energetic, enthusiastic and convincing. And an authentic down home good old boy read like Sam Elliott, Jeff Bridges. Dexter is adeptat the new edgy attitudes such as argumentative, flippant, sarcastic, wry, bored, monotonous monotone, deadpan, casual and (Website hidden) can also do dramatic reads such as movie trailer (Don LaFontaine ), tv promo,audiobook or natural regular guy on the street testimonial reads. In addition to this Dexter performs a wide variety of character attitudes like big announcer parody, nfl films ( John Facenda ), professor, psychiatrist, sinister, evil villain, super hero, hip, geek, nerd, ggoofy, jolly, naive, wild, zany, wacky, kooky, nutty, quirky, funny and humorous. Dexter is an excellent, directable voice actor and can interpret the emotional subtleties in copy and words and connect emotionally with the listener.
When you request an emotion in Dexter's voice for a certain line Dexter can produce that emotion and subtle variations of it. Some examples might be angry, happy, sad, disappointed, satisfied, relieved, concerned, worried, confused, surprised and more complex emotions such as exasperated, jealous, envious, dejected, hopeful, amazed and astounded and of course nonplussed. Dexter is experienced in reading a variety of corporate industrial copy from dramatic and romantic to straight forward and instruction and Dexter can phrase bullets and outline points well using his voice to clearly lead the listener through thelogic of a presentation. Dexter is excellent at pronouncing and understanding medical, chemical, technical and electronic terms. Dexter can do a a variety of accents and dialects including British R.P., Cockney, Irish,Scottish, Australian, U.S. Southern (Appalachian and Plantation Drawl), New York, Brooklyn, Philadelphia, Western Cowboy and Old Miner, California Surfer Stoner,
Dexter is a great choice for radio and tv commercials, promos, trailers, corporate industrial narration, documentaries, telephone IVR and on hold, animation and character voices, impressions and impersonations, audiobooks and books on tape, training videos, internet and podcast presentations.

Languages

English (North American), English

Accents

British, Canadian, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), North American, US Appalachia, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US West Coast (California, Portland)

Ages

Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

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

Experience

He has been an actor and improv comedian for more than twenty years. He worked on Off-Off Broadway and theaters throughout the country. Trained at Second City in Chicago and performed with Rachel Dratch from Saturday Night Live. His work has been on NBC, Biography Channel and Game Show Network.

Credentials

Education

Aliso Creek Voiceover
Voice Acting Academy
Upright Citizen Brigade (UCB)
Second City Training Center
Herbert Berghof Studios(Stanislavsky)
Howard Fine Studios
American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Second City Training Center
Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB)

Studio

  • Microphone

    Cad 179, Neumann,AT2020,Blue Yeti Pro

  • Computer & Software

    PC, MAC, Audacity

  • Special Equipment

    Phone Patch

  • Delivery Methods

    wav, aiff, mp3, via email, ftp, overnight CD, Dropbox, Yousendit

  • Turnaround Time

    1 day, faster if needed

Service Description

Your satisfaction is Dexter's #1 priority! A true professional, Dex will work with you and go the extra mile to ensure that the project meets and exceeds expectations. He believes in excellent customer service, and lending his voice and expertise to ensure your success. Dex is a natural performer who can tackle comedic, dramatic, commercial and medical copy with ease.

Testimonials

★★★★★ Easy to work with and super professional!

MTF Productions

★★★★★ Thanks, Dexter! Great job like usual!

Tallulah Talks

★★★★★ Excellent. Exactly what I wanted.

Walker Services

Voice Over Clients

The Biography Channel, NBC, Arrest & Trial, Baggage, Game Show Network, Psychic Twins

Payment Terms

Hire Dexter 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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