DW McCann

VO Demos

Click above to listen to my Animation Demo, produced by Elements Demos (Click the 3 dots to download)
Click above for my Commercial Demo, produced by Robin Armstrong (Click the 3 dots to download)

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DW “is professional, responsive, able to use his talent to truly enrich our games as his voice has a universally appealing tone, while succeeding in giving each of the roles their distinct sound and character.”

Jo Karajanov

Jovian Audio / Mad Head Games

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Home Recording Studio

*6′ x 4′ Sound Treated Booth
*Bluebird XLR Condenser Mic
*SSL2 Audio Interface
*Skype/ Zoom/ Source Connect
*2 in booth monitors for ADR

DW Booth Setup

A bit about me.

Born in Los Angeles County, I excelled in telling stories that caught people’s attention. Even as a child, I was often the narrator or MC as I have never been shy on stage. My first performance outside of school was in a small theater singing the works of Kelmar and Ruby, including a few Marx Brothers bits as Zeppo, and I was hooked.

DW performing in kindergarden.

Despite knowing the challenges…

of making a career out of acting, I still enrolled at Occidental College, studying Theater Arts, including writing, musical theater, and the works of Shakespeare. After graduation, I moved around California and worked for restaurants and non-profit companies, jobs that were less and less creative. I even worked for almost two decades in the tech support field, all while finding ways to perform on the side. This string of more repetitive jobs fed a strong desire to pursue more creative outlets.

DW's first headshot

I have performed…

I have performed at multiple theme parks and on many stages, given voice to some video games and animation, and worked on movies and TV shows. I finally decided start focusing on voice acting classes and eventually left my office job in 2014 to become a full-time entertainer.

DW and a hand puppet.

Inspired by…

Tom Hanks, Shakespeare, and especially my creative friends, a need to create is what made me want to become an entertainer. From helping to bring characters in animation and video games to life with my voice to writing comedic short versions of Shakespeare’s Tragedies that make the works a little more accessible to those not as familiar, from managing haunted houses for Playboy, Maxim, and Warner Bros. to singing music ranging from Celtic folk to madrigals to opera with several groups, I feel complete when helping create entertainment. Currently, I am working with Shelby Bond on the second season of a new type of live, immersive ghost story and with Jake Villadolid on a pilot for our comedic series.

Dramatic DW

It’s no wonder…

that clients like Mad Head Games, Hi Rez Studios, and Deck Nine/Square Enix have noted that I add believability to the words they give me. They have said that to work with me is a pleasure (and the feeling has been mutual on my side). At the end of the day, as I wrap up today’s creative projects, I’m looking for tomorrow’s opportunities… and I wouldn’t want it any other way.
~DW McCann

DW recent headshot.

DW “is honest, reliable and a joy to interact with. He has a big heart as evidenced by his volunteering to help with our community service projects.”

Lisa Bailey

former President & CEO
Irwindale Chamber of Commerce

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