Steven Varnum Banner
Steven Varnum
/ 5

Steven Varnum

Wilmington, North Carolina, US
Steven Varnum Banner
Steven Varnum

/ 5 18 Reviews

Steven Varnum

  Wilmington, North Carolina, US


Steven is known for his rich, versatile voice. clients can contact Steven directly at: or 917-613-2379. 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.


English (North American), English


British, Central American (Costa Rican), England - London (Cockney, Estuary, East End), Native American (Indian), North American, Spanish, US Appalachia, US General American (GenAm), US Mid-Atlantic, US Midwest (Chicago, Great Lakes), US New York (New Jersey, Bronx, Brooklyn), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta), US South West (Texas), US Western


Middle Aged, Senior, Young Adult

Special Skills

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


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.



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


  • Microphone

    CAD e100s and RE 320

  • 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. He is available for (and welcomes) real-time direction via Skype.
Steven's website is: and his contact phone number is: 917-613-2379. 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.


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

US Environmental Protection Agency
Penczner Media
Elephant Games
Mad Otter Games
Adirondack Museum

Payment Terms

Hire Steven 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.

Watch a video to see how to make a payment

Next Steps

To contact Steven Varnum about your project, request a quote today. We'll walk you through the process step-by-step. It's fast and easy.

Watch a video and learn how to request a quote

Steven Varnum Commercial Demo 212

Steven Varnum

Steven Varnum Old Cowboy 50

Steven Varnum

Steven Varnum Neon Devil 88

Steven Varnum

Steven Varnum NPR News 14

Steven Varnum

Steven Varnum Monster Quest 18

Steven Varnum

Steven Varnum Audiobook 43

Steven Varnum

  • Business
    / 5 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
    / 5 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
    / 5 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
    / 5 Studiotime & Thevoiceexperts for Job #226113 Horatio voices in game
    Apr 25, 2017
  • Business
    / 5 (Mike Fry) for Job #223794 Voices - RUSH - White American Voice Needed GREAT WORK!
    Mar 13, 2017
  • Internet
    / 5 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
    / 5 Studiotime & Thevoiceexperts for Job #213538 VOICES [ES2] intro Horatio - VO
    Jan 30, 2017
  • Videogames
    / 5 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
    / 5 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
    / 5 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
    / 5 Crossbow Films for Job #199544 Pod Sox commercial Awesome job!!
    Sep 10, 2016
  • Documentaries
    / 5 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
    / 5 (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
  • Videogames
    / 5 Elephant Games for Job #197393 HH13 (DerekBaker_1) It was a pleasure to work! High quality, fast delivery, good communication! Keep it up!
    Aug 16, 2016
  • Educational
    / 5 U.S. EPA for Job #192238 Intro to Climate Change Adaptation -- Character #2 Steve nailed the read in the first take! Great working with him.
    Aug 12, 2016
  • Internet
    / 5 (Katie Weed) for Job #184806 Voices - Non-Broadcast - Raspy with a bit of a 1950’s irony Great work!
    May 26, 2016
  • Internet
    / 5 Central Films for Job #183150 NOE thank you very much :)
    Apr 29, 2016
  • Radio
    / 5 Vincent Paul for Job #174393 Catch / Padgett Smith Project -- Radio Ads - Judge Thanks Steven!
    Mar 11, 2016