Ian Russell

Voice Actor of the Year 2020, Character Performance of the Year (Animation) 2020

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Ian Russell


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Voice over of the Year 2020 - Video Reel
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Bio and Credits

English (British and European)
English (Transatlantic)
English (United Kingdom)
English (Other)
Accents and Dialects
Many Scottish and English Regional Accents (Including London, Liverpool, Lancashire, Yorkshire)
Voice Age
Young Adult
Middle Aged
Ian’s warm, international tones are the perfect fit for corporate narration, eLearning, wildlife documentary, internet explainer or promo projects, and his video game voiceover is exceptional. He’s got the energy needed for character work, and provides imaginative animated voices for cartoons, apps and TV promos.

Corporate & Explainer Voiceover
His corporate and commercial client list includes international companies like Coca-Cola, Samsung, Intel, UPS, Mastercard, Nestle, Mini, Heineken, Club Med, Pedigree, Philips, and The United Nations among others. Featuring a clean, clear and concise sound perfect for corporate narration and explainer videos, Ian has been featured across the internet and behind the scenes in many Instructional Design and eLearning projects.

Video Game & Animation Voiceover
Ian’s character voice work has been featured across the gaming industry, in both narrative and trailer spots for games like PayDay 2, Warhammer 40k, Endless Space, Bards Tale IV, Seven The Days Long Gone and more. As a talent in the Animation field, his voice can be heard as the Villainous Vulture Snr in the hit children's animation Badanamu and can be heard in the trailer for the upcoming Rooster Teeth Series Gen:Lock The versatile style of Ian’s voice lends itself to character interpretation that truly connects with audiences.
Special Skills
Cartoon / Animation
Movie and Game Trailer
Training, Business Presentations, Sales and Web Sites
TV Show or Movie
Hi, my name is Ian and I'm a British Voice Actor based in the USA.

I was delighted to be presented with the Award for Best Gaming Performance 2021 by One Voice USA

In 2020 I was awarded the prestigious Male Voiceover Artist of the Year accolade and Best Male Character Performance in an Animation by the One Voice Awards UK.

I have received an additional 7 Nominations from One Voice and 4 from SOVAS - Society of Voice Arts - along with a best-supporting Actor Nomination (see below)

Best Male Animation One Voice USA 2021
Best Male Movie/Gaming Trailer One Voice USA 2021
Best Performance in a demo reel One Voice USA 2021
Male Voice of the Year One Voice USA 2021

Best Male Gaming One Voice UK 2020
Best Performance in a Videogame demo reel SOVAS 2020
Best Performanace in an E-Learning Demo Reel SOVAS 2020
Best Audiobook Children SOVAS 2020
Best Audiobook Teen SOVAS 2020
Best Supporting Actor Nomination from the Skyphire Festival 2020

UK Male Voice of the Year One Voice 2019
Best Male Gaming One Voice UK 2019

Specialties are Gaming, Animation, Corporate/Commercial, E-Learning, Instructional and Explainer Videos, Narration, Movie Trailers, Documentaries and Educational. I've been hired by clients from all over the globe and can supply the following accents: British RP, British London, British Northern, Scottish, Southern US,

Vocal influences include Tom Hiddleston, Jude Law, Sir Ian McKellen and David Attenborough.

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