One of the perks to being a voice actor behind a well-loved character is the relative anonymity you can still enjoy. On-screen actors will often be plagued with recognition, whereas with voice acting you'll mostly only be recognized by super fans at conventions.
Another perk is the freedom to bring life to a character you would never be able to portray on screen or on the stage. Looks just aren't what's important behind the mic.
In the following article, three prolific voice actors of the animation world talk about their journeys into voice acting and what they love about the work.
‘I can be the voice of a pencil, or a doll, or a puppy’: the surreal life of the voice actor
Pedro Pascal, The Mandalorian, and Voiceover
With 148 Character VO Emmy Award nominees, who stands out and why?
A hilarious social media handle has dedicated itself to narrating animals' inner monologues.
Pros and cons of celebrity voice acting
Sarah Natochenny voiced Pokémon’s Ash Ketchum for 17 years. Q&A.
Warning -- spoilers ahead! Click to read about voice actor cameos in The Last of Us.
Erika sits down with Marvin Greene to discuss the importance of studying the craft, his favorite breakthroughs, and more!
Get out of your own way and own your year in VO by applying this advice. Here are four simple steps to help you reach your goals!
Cissy Jones, Melissa Hutchison, and Gavin Hammon share advice, discuss their careers, experience, and day to day life as working voice actors.