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Karen McCarthy

Karen McCarthy


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Karen McCarthy

Karen McCarthy

Highlights

Easy to work with and a lot of fun, Karen can give that conversational quality to commercial copy, add a bit of sweetness, or that special bit of funny just before tugging on your heart strings. She's a trained and experienced actress and comedian who's especially good with characters and accents, and can deliver wry sarcasm like nobody's business.

Languages

English (North American), English (British), English (Irish), English, English (Australian)

Accents

Australian, British, England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), Irish, Latino, North American, Russian, Scottish (Standard Scottish English), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US Upper Midwest (Fargo, Minnesota)

Ages

Child, Middle Aged, Senior, Teen, Young Adult

Special Skills

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

Experience

Various Commercials for Television and Radio - List available on Request

Animated Projects, Video Games, Radio Plays, ADR and Walla, etc.

Karen often plays multiple voices in animated projects and radio plays. Characters range in age from crying babies to one step in the grave... or, well... actually in the grave... as the voice of the villain "Nebulosa" in the animated Feature "Daddy I'm a Zombie!" and the hot and spicy kick butt action heroine "Carmen" in the pitch pilot for "Catching Hell."

She was the Product Research voice for Bratz Dolls - MGA Entertainment.

Has puppeteered for projects like "Jungle Tree House" and "Fretti and Lou" Children's shows.

Anime ADR on projects like "I, My, Me, Strawberry Eggs," and "Adventures of Gamba," "Haibane Renme."

She's known for her children's voices, especially young boys like Young King David in "The Story of Kind David," Johnny in "Vives Les Pigeons," Chris in "Madeline's Mind," and David in "Problem Family."

Performed Improv, Live Theatre, and acted on Camera for Television and film.

Currently performing Standup Comedy at various clubs including the World Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood.

Credentials

Education

B.A. Pepperdine University in Broadcasting and Theatre

ACTING FOR TV & FILM /COLD READING ~ Arlene Golonka (2+years)

ANIMATED VOICES FOR WOMEN ~ Patrick Fraley

ADR WORKSHOPS ~ Barbara Harris and Patrick Fraley

ADR and LOOPING ~ Brad Brock

GENERAL VOICE OVER TECHNIQUES ~ Joni Robbins & MJ Lallo

VO PROMO & VIDEO GAME WORKSHOP ~ Marc Graue

COMMERCIAL VOICE OVER ~ Kalmenson & Kalmenson

COMMERCIAL VOICE OVER ~ Marc Cashman

CHARACTER VOICE OVER ~ Sue Blu & Joni Robbins

IMPROV ~ Kent Skov, Mike Balah and Steve Pinto (L.A. Connection)

ON CAMERA ACTING FOR TV & FILM ~ Kim Darby & Jeanine Luchessi

STUNTS & STAGE FIGHTING ~ Richard Burden

Member Women In Animation

Extensive Film and Video Production and Post Production Experience

Associations

SAG-AFTRA

Studio

  • Microphone

    Sennheiser ME-80 & MD 421 Microphones

  • Computer & Software

    Cool Edit pro, Garage Band, Audio Master, Soundtrack Pro, or Audacity

  • Special Equipment

    Symetrix 528E Voice Processor, Motu Traveler mk3 interface

  • Delivery Methods

    drop box, e-mail, or snail mail - CD, DVD, DAT, MP3, WAV, AIFF, & more

  • Turnaround Time

    Depends on project

Voice Over Clients

MGA Entertainment

ABRA Productions

Nelson Recinos

Ignite! Entertainment

June Blossom Productions

Finetooon Animation

KidzVid Entertainment

Sun Woo Entertainment

New Generation Pictures

Flip Your Lid Animation

Shaggy Creatures Productions

Wreckless Abandon

(This is a Partial List)

Payment Terms

Hire Karen 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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Next Steps

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