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Postby chiara » Wed Jun 15, 2011 10:24 pm

If your life was a movie or a documentary, who would narrate your life?
Take for example those bbc-documentaries..that is the way I kinda mean it..
Whose voice would you like to be heard then?
This is a small spinn of from the topic Impressive Female Voices ..only I do not only mean female narrators..

I know that I like the voice of Morgan Freeman very much. His voice is soothing and soft, calm but neither boring nor exaggerated..it is also at times "crispy" which I find pleasant.
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Re: Your narrator

Postby Sabina » Wed Jun 15, 2011 11:22 pm

I have always been partial to two male voices....
Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart.
In the case of Patrick Stewart I may be slightly biased due to his role of Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek TNG, plus how he says "zero"
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Probably Ian KcKellen.

I recently needed voiceover services for professional reasons, and it crossed my mind to contact Ian McKellen. So there you go.
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Re: Your narrator

Postby Ryan » Thu Jun 16, 2011 12:18 am

Hmmm... top 3...
Anthony Hopkins
Morgan Freeman
James Earl Jones

Alternate 3
Robin Williams
Jim Carey
Porky Pig

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Re: Your narrator

Postby mirjana » Thu Jun 16, 2011 1:09 am

My choice between male voices would be one of these three:
Gregory Peck
Peter O´Tool
Ian McKellen

I am a bit confused why I haven´t chosen a female voice. Still thinking
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Re: Your narrator

Postby Sabina » Thu Jun 16, 2011 3:23 am

mirjana wrote:...I am a bit confused why I haven´t chosen a female voice. Still thinking

=0@ Same here!
So far the four of us have all selected male narrators.........

If I try to focus on females only, then I would want it to be a slightly husky voice.
From the top of my head I can think of 3 female actresses that are known to have one: Lauren Bacall, Angelina Jolie, Demi Moore, but Jolie and Moore are still too young for narration.
I think a good voice gets only better with age, same as a face or a wine. ;0)
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Re: Your narrator

Postby mirjana » Thu Jun 16, 2011 9:24 pm

Interestingly I was also having in mind Lauren Bacall. She has that voice, but I could imagine her to tell her story not mine. =0@
Maybe Meril Streep, although I like much more her characters than her voice.I like the voice of Gena Rowlands and I think that she will be my choice between female voices.
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Re: Your narrator

Postby Jade » Fri Jun 17, 2011 12:41 am

Robert Guillaume.

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Imagine Rafiki narrating your life!
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Re: Your narrator

Postby dermot » Sat Jun 18, 2011 11:09 pm

Thats an interesting one Chiara!

How about Leonard Cohen, with Marriane Faithful lending an interesting twist?

Actually those two could read me the phone book and i would listen!
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Re: Your narrator

Postby Sabina » Mon Jun 20, 2011 5:34 pm

Dermot, those are excellent choices, especially Leonard Cohen!
For some reason I have limited myself to actors/actresses, but there are of course so many singers who have grand voices.
I may have to reconsider.
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