Episode 25 James Arnold Taylor – Voiceover Actor, Writer, and Producer
James Arnold Taylor’s versatile vocal range has given him success in every facet of the voice-over industry. His voice is heard all over the world daily, and you would never know it’s one person. His list of credits ranges from leading roles in major summer blockbuster films, starring roles in the hottest animation on television, a promo voice for Fox, and national ad campaigns in commercials for TV and radio, from the voice of a Mini Wheat to the current voice of Fred Flintstone.
James’ most notable credits are: Obi-Wan Kenobi from Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Leonardo from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Johnny from Johnny Test, and Green Arrow from Batman: The Brave and the Bold
James is also the host of the Talking to Myself Podcast.
Highlights from this episode:
- Realizing he wanted to be a voiceover actor since he was a kid and how he made his way into the industry working in radio
- Talking about his process of working on his show Talking with Myself
- What’s required to be a great voice-over actor. Get creating, practicing, and stop trying to please other people. Make yourself laugh and enjoy it.
- “I didn’t get any special treatment. If you have a passion for this, pursue it.”
- Discussion about “The Story of With” by James Arnold
- The role that faith plays in James’ life
- A mind-blowing story of several life-changing that James experienced