Rich Crankshaw
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  • Brooklyn, NY
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Recently studied Sketch Comedy writing 101 at Upright Citizens Brigade Also Studied Improv 101 at UCB New York , Studied Broadcast Journalism at The New School of Contemporary Radio and TV 1991. Recently I have been coached by the likes of , Bob Bergen , the voice of countless animation characters including Porky the Pig , and currently Casting Director , , voice coach and voice actress Mary Lynn Wissner , who's voiced thousands of tv, radio, animation, film, games and audio book productions. I have worked for Various radio stations, all air shifts plus production time.10 years as a Freelance voice actor experienced with many industry applications such as protool, adobe, etc..
Multiple character roles for Bud Light Platinum, Voice of Jacky Chan Sound-a-like , S2 games , heroes of Newerth .The voice of Count Dracula for Frogwares " Dracula Love Kills" game . Captain Morgan from Golden Trails 2 casual game . Multiple Characters for Phome apps and e-learning software . The voice for Bodog dot net . Narration/Characters/sound design for SOH Networks Ancient Tales of Wisdom audio short story series for children . Providing multiple character voice overs for Cartoongems dot com . Sammy the screaming roid character for Spaloo . narrator for " A decade of Courage " documentary . The voice of captain Dodge on The Pathfinders series at promoting the video game metal of honor, Airborne.
Warm and Friendly , announcer , casual , wry dry and sarcastic , natural , guy next door , Character acting , impersonations , animation , cartoon , dialog , real voice , real character , movie trailer , mystery .
DIALECTS, Character voices and vocal impressions
multiple impersonations, Multiple characters from Animation to promo dialog .
Senior Male, Middle Age Male, Young Adult Male
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Source Connect, FTP, AIF, MP3, WAV
(Currently recording with digidesign Pro Tools LE 8.0.5 MBox 3(mic)Nuemann TLM 103 , (mic) Rode NT1-A
Dell studio xps 9100 8 core 8 Gigs ram 1 TB G-Tech high speed external drive . Environment is 100% treated with aurelax acoustic foam .
, Full royalty free music and SFX libraries

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At 6:00pm on March 2, 2010, Sandra Broughton said…
Happy Birthday!, Mr. Crankshaw.


Sandra B.
At 1:16pm on March 2, 2010, Bob Souer said…
Happy Birthday, Rich!

Be well,
Bob Souer
At 10:19am on March 2, 2010, Rodney Jackson said…
Hi Rich,

Wishing you the very best, Happy Birthday!!! Enjoy.

Best Regards,
At 4:26am on March 2, 2010, BOB NOBLE said…
Hi Rich: In honor of your birthday, I sat down and wrote you a
song. Here are the lyrics . . . .”This is your Birthday Song,
It isn’t very long . . . “

And many more . . . !

Bob . . . at . .
At 11:17pm on March 1, 2010, Penny Abshire said…

At 7:16pm on February 5, 2010, Dan (Daniel Eduardo) Hurst said…
Hi Rich!

I know you’ve been a member of Voiceover Universe for some time, but I wanted to introduce one of our groups to you.

I hope you'll check out and join a group called MARKETING FOR FUN AND PROFIT. It's a group dedicated to discussing ways we can market ourselves - what works; what doesn't. You’ll find some very interesting ideas and concepts there! And we would appreciate your input. Click here for the link: MARKETING FOR FUN AND PROFIT!

Thanks for your time! I trust our paths will cross soon!

Best to ya!

dan (daniel eduardo) hurst
At 1:33am on January 14, 2010, Alton (Al) Hoover said…
Rich: Thought it would be interesting to collect the top recommended Pro Tools plug-ins used by voiceover home studio users. My list would include: BNR, Normalize, and EQ 3. When you are putting your money where your mouth is, what plug-ins add real value? Share and enjoy! Al
At 9:31pm on September 2, 2008, Donna Summers said…
Hi Rich,

I'll talk to you tomorrow. Today turned out to be a rather long and full day for me. I just want to talk to you and get some feedback about your thoughts on where the industry is going and how best to serve our talent. I've had some "interesting" experiences on this site and just would like to bounce some thoughts around with you.

Thanks and have a good evening,

At 9:16pm on September 1, 2008, Donna Summers said…
Hi Rich,

Let's not make it hard. Let's support each other by being in the flow. Keeping our minds on what's in the NOW and not using past filters to decide what is real today is a start.

Can I reach you privately? I have an issue that I would like to bounce off a "like spirit" , if it's okay with you.



At 5:50pm on September 1st, 2008, Rich Crankshaw said…
Donna, Thanks for the comment. It's hard to balance spiritual growth and professional growth. We are in a business that loves to spoil the mind with material pursuit and self indulgence. Money and things are a part of everything we do, and more so in entertainment. I feel if I keep my mind on my skills and my person , I will get what's coming to me, no need to obsess over it. The saying, "Money is the root of all evil" is not true. Money can be a blessing. It's the obsessive pursuit of it is the root of all evil. That's what I think anyway.. ;-) Rich
At 5:21pm on September 1, 2008, Donna Summers said…
Very nice comment on the Buddhist forum. I'm glad to see there are like minds out there!






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