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Leonard Nelson

Leonard Nelson

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Leonard Nelson

Leonard Nelson


Leonard has a deep, smooth baritone voice. Clients say he has "a good set of pipes." Leonard easily transitions from a bold movie trailer to articulated storytelling


English (North American), English


North American


Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

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


22 years in radio, San Francisco market; voiceover skills in commercial copy, promotions, audiobooks, training and animated characters;



San Francisco State University, Broadcast Communication Arts, Bachelor of Arts, cume laude

VoiceMedia, Susan McCollom voice coach


  • Microphone

    Mojave Audio MA-200, Mbox Preamp

  • Computer & Software

    MAC PRO, Sound Forge, Final Cut Studio, Premiere Pro

  • Delivery Methods

    Digital file in most common formats such as MP3, .WAV, .AIF

  • Turnaround Time

    24 hour turnaround (most likely same day within a couple hours)

Service Description

State of the art sound studio with both audio and video editing bay
-audio mixing utilizing voice, sound effects and music
-Clean up editing


I have gone to Leonard for various VO work on Prankster projects.

There are two reasons I continue to keep his contact info close by:
· The professional manner in which he works to the final deliverable. He communicates effectively to understand the vision for the final VO and nails it – and he works with ease to get the vision/final VO correct.

· His ability to infect multiple emotional qualities to the VO. He can nail a wide range of VO needs, from a “grounded, voice of authority” in a piece to a “fringe cartoon caricature”.

It is an added bonus that his years of sound producing also give him the ability to deliver a finished piece with effects, music bed, etc. This extra value is priceless. I highly recommend working with Leonard for your audio needs.

Greg Wilker, Executive Producer

Prankster Entertainment

Leonard Nelson is a vocal artist with the rare talent to not only bring your prose to life, but to give your characters a three dimensional life of their own. My own book - Tales of The Blue Meanie - is a memoir that flashes back to the hazy crazy days of the Sixties. And the voice he gave the characters were so right on that I imagined they were sitting next to me, talking and laughing about those unforgettable times. I look forward to working with Leonard on other projects in the future. I whole-heartedly recommend him to all authors and audiobook publishers who are looking for a marvelous artist of the microphone... Allan Cole, 3-18-2014. www.acole.com

Allan Cole, author "Tales of the Blue Meanie"

I have worked with Leonard Nelson on various projects and have found him to be a great asset. His voice has the quality that makes you want to listen…like some one who is telling a compelling story. Leonard is very directable and professional. I have the highest regard for Leonard’s capabilities.

Charles Rudnick

Skyridge Productions

Working with Leonard Nelson was a true pleasure and productive experience. In addition to tremendous work on his voice over for our educational video, his script work, production, and editing abilities were top notch.

He was responsive and accessible, produced all sound including voice, music and sound effects...the result was an outstanding effort! His professional approach to developing script, video production and mixing allowed us to remain under budget and on time.

Raymond Riordan
Program Manager, Emergency Preparedness

City of San Ramon Police Department

Voice Over Clients

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National Venture Capital Association
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Payment Terms

Hire Leonard 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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