Coffee Cup Wisdom

December 30, 2010 by

You never know where you’ll find inspiration. I live right up the street from a great coffee shop called Caribou Coffee. One Sunday morning, as I sat on the Caribou couch in the Caribou store, I noticed the following pearls of wisdom printed on my Caribou cup.

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Voice Actors On Film

December 17, 2010 by

My first movie opens today. The film is a romantic comedy called How Do You Know. It stars Reese Witherspoon, Paul Rudd, Owen Wilson and Jack Nicholson, and it’s finally arriving in theaters today. I don’t have a big part. In fact, I barely have a part at all. I was a background actor in the film in June of 2009 when they were shooting in Washington, DC.

If my “big scenes” didn’t end up on the cutting room floor, you may see a crappy red 1995 Saturn pull up to a stoplight behind Paul Rudd as he’s about to load Reese Witherspoon into a cab outside of a Starbucks in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of DC. That’s my crappy, 16-year old red Saturn and I’m behind the wheel!

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My Start in Voice-Over

December 12, 2010 by

I don’t consider myself a beginner in voice-over. Like many voice actors, I started in broadcasting. I worked in radio for about a decade and in that time I voiced probably well over a thousand commercials, promos, comedy bits, news stories and other broadcast elements. I was frequently requested by advertisers because of the quality of my voice, my ability to deliver a good read, my skill and creativity at writing commercials and because I was capable of speaking in a wide range of character voices and accents.

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Greetings! My name is Kevin Walsh and I’m a voice actor. Welcome to my new blog. It’s called Talking Without Speaking. This is the first entry and I guess I’m supposed to tell you about who I am and why I’m blogging, but I’ll keep it short because first entries are usually pretty dull for exactly that reason.

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