How to Make a Million Dollars with Your Voice (or Lose Your Tonsils Trying)
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How to Make a Million Dollars with Your Voice (or Lose Your Tonsils Trying)

by Gary Owens, Jeff Lenburg
     
 

World-renowned vocal personality Gary Owens, who gained national fame on TV's "Laugh-In," shares the inside scoop on how to break into the voice business and, once there, how to succeed. Peppered with entertaining anecdotes from well-known actors, producers, and agents, How to Make a Million Dollars with Your Voice offers an irreverent entrée into

Overview

World-renowned vocal personality Gary Owens, who gained national fame on TV's "Laugh-In," shares the inside scoop on how to break into the voice business and, once there, how to succeed. Peppered with entertaining anecdotes from well-known actors, producers, and agents, How to Make a Million Dollars with Your Voice offers an irreverent entrée into this often overlooked but lucrative entertainment career. In this step-by-step workshop, voice-over hopefuls will learn about everything from developing a demo to finding an agent to improving their pipes.

Gary Owens skyrocketed to national fame as the announcer on NBC's classic "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In." Since then, he has appeared on-camera on more than 1,000 network TV shows, has voiced more than 3,000 cartoons (including "Space Ghost and Dino Boy" and "The Ren and Stimpy Show"), and has emceed Emmy and Grammy telecasts. He currently hosts two national radio shows, and he routinely voices more than 1,000 commercial a year. Gary has been inducted into The National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame (for both radio and television) and the Radio Hall of Fame, and he has a star next to Walt Disney's on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Jeff Lenburg is an award-winning author and celebrity biographer. He has written fourteen books, including biographies of Larry Gatlin, Dustin Hoffman, Veronica Lake, Steve Martin, Dudley Moore, the Three Stooges, and others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071424103
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/18/2004
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Gary Owens skyrocketed to national fame as the announcer on NBC's classic "Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In." Since then, he has appeared on-camera on more than 1,000 network TV shows, has voiced more than 3,000 cartoons (including "Space Ghost and Dino Boy" and "The Ren and Stimpy Show"), and has emceed Emmy and Grammy telecasts. He currently hosts two national radio shows, and he routinely voices more than 1,000 commercial a year. Gary has been inducted into The National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame (for both radio and television) and the Radio Hall of Fame, and he has a star next to Walt Disney's on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Jeff Lenburg is an award-winning author and celebrity biographer. He has written fourteen books, including biographies of Larry Gatlin, Dustin Hoffman, Veronica Lake, Steve Martin, Dudley Moore, the Three Stooges, and others.

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