john vernon

john vernon

Overview

Ethnicity
White/Caucasian
Age Range
47 - 57
Height
6' 2" (1m 88cm)
Weight
17st. 0lb. (108kg)
Hair Colour
Brown
Eye Colour
Brown
Build
Large

Credits

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 1982
    creative arts B.A. (hons)
    crewe and alsager college of he
  • 1979
    2 yr. Acting
    Coventry School of Speech and Drama

About me

Experienced actor - everything from:...

1. Shakespeare to modern & classics to new writing - mainstream, off-west end and festival theatre.

2. Featured characters in tv dramas.

3. Featured artist in tv ad campaigns & voice-over artist on viral ads and promos.

4. American and International Feature Films to Independent Low-Budget Movies and Student Films.

I have written and directed for the theatre and have also written many ADR scripts for animation series (translations which have needed writing to animation for lip-synch recording) and original animation scripts and radio/tv/film documentary voice over scripts.

I performed as a stand-up comedian on the circuit in London between 1987 and 1990 and appeared at venues like The Tunnel Club, Ealing Comedy, Hackney Cabaret, Chuckle Club; and on the same bills as Jerry Sadowitz, Jo Brand, Hattie Hayridge, Jim Tavare, etc.

Additional Information

Stand-up comedy 1987-90

Extensive fringe theatre experience 1983-present

Experienced in TV and Film in UK and abroad (Europe and North America)

15 years of experience in animation character voices for film and tv series (both UK and US character voices and impressions etc) and documentary voice overs ... also lip-synched dubbing of adapted/translated foreign-language live-action tv shows/series.

Additional Skills

Voice over artist - have voiced many animations (series and films) over last 15 years - very experienced and versatile.

Scriptwriting - written many adr scripts for animation series (including lip synch etc.) also re=dubs of live action series, documentaries and films.

Directing for Theatre (particularly new writing)

Skills

Skin Colour
White
Hair Length
Short
Native accent
English
Accents (UK)
Birmingham, Cockney, Cornish, Devon, Essex, Geordie, Lancashire, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Northern England, Northern Irish, Northern Working Class, RP, Scottish Highlands, Scottish, Standard, Somerset, South London, Welsh, Standard, Yorkshire
Accents (North American)
Californian, General American, Mexico, Midwest Farm & Ranch, New York City, Southern American, Texas
Accents (International)
Australian, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Farsi/Persian, French, German, Indian, Irish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mexican, Norwegian, Russian, Spanish, Ukranian
Interested in
Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Panto, Presenting, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Teaching Theatre, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TV, Voice Over
Experienced in
Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Panto, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), Theatre (Touring), TV, Voice Over
General Singing Skills
Chorus
Stage Combat Skills
Basic
Driving Licences
Standard
Facial Characteristics
Goatee
Perform nude?
Only Professionally
DBS checked
No