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Questions tagged [voice-acting]

The art of acting using only one's voice, usually for animations and non-live action works. Also includes voice-over narrations

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How was the movie Vaiana translated into the European English version?

We already know that Moana is called Vaiana in all the European countries. I am from a German-speaking country but watched the movie in English, which I thought was the original version but the main ...
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Is that Matt Smith's real voice in Patient Zero?

Matt Smith is an English actor known for his role as the Eleventh Doctor in the TV show Doctor Who, and he appears in the film Patient Zero with an American accent. His voice is very different in ...
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Unlisted/uncredited voice “Khalaid”(?) in S01E07 of Gary and his Demons

The voice of the "trickster demon" Khalaid or (Calade or how ever [kɑlɘid] is spelled) reminds me of one of the main guys from Picnicface, particularly as the Genie in "Gun Genie": ...
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In Mr. Holland's Opus, who sang for Rowena?

In the film Mr. Holland’s Opus, the actor Richard Dreyfuss plays a high school music teacher named Glenn Holland. The actress Jean Louisa Kelly plays a character named Rowena Morgan, one of Mr. ...
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Did Peter Graves also narrate defense-related videos for the US government in the '50s and '60s?

A link to the Ars Technica article Best bad idea ever? Why Putin’s nuclear-powered missile is possible… and awful was included as a comment below my question How did Northrop Grumman propose to make ...
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Did Nana Visitor actually sing the song that her character sings?

In an episode of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Odo (Rene Auberjonois) is in love with Major Kira (Nana Visitor) and does not know how to court her. He seeks advice from a character in the holodeck who ...
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Is the voice casting done before or after computer graphics?

In animated motion films, is the voice casting done before or after computer graphics animations?
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Why does the grandmother in Rapsittie Street Kids talk in gibberish?

There is a scene in Rapsittie Street Kids where the grandmother of the main character would show up, but her dialogue is almost gibberish. Here is an example: The ...
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How do they keep maintaining the same dubbing voice in TV shows which longs for several years?

Like 'Powerpuff Girls', all the characters seems to have the same voice after many years. Due to aging, their voices will be changed especially with kids. But how did they get the same voice after 10 ...
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Why did Al Pacino drastically change his voice from clean to rasping?

As far as I know, an actor voice is something that does not change much, but I realized that Al Pacino's voice has changed a lot in a short amount of time. In The Godfather, part II (1974) he has a ...
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Homer's deeper voice

I recently watched the Simpsons episode "Homer's Night Out" (S1E10) and noticed that Homer's voice was much lower than the latest episodes in Season 26. I saw that the same voice actor was in both, ...
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Why did three boys voice Wart in The Sword in the Stone?

Disney's 1963 film The Sword in the Stone famously used three boys to voice "Wart" (Arthur), leading to some obvious continuity errors as his voice keeps breaking and unbreaking. Why did they do this? ...
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How does the voicing for “Ma vie de Courgette” work in British and American English?

Ma vie de Courgette is a Swiss/French animation that was nominated for an Oscar this year. In the UK it's titled "My Life as a Courgette", while in America it's called "My Life as a Zucchini" (as that'...
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Did Powerless use Adam West’s voice?

It sounds like Adam West did the voice over at the beginning of Powerless, but he’s not credited. I didn’t find anyone else listed for that part, so who was it?
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Dib's voice, in Invader Zim

Why does Dib, from Invader Zim, sound like his voice has been digitally altered? Mostly it just makes him sound muffled, but it's particularly obvious in the line, "You're a hideous blob of stolen ...
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Was Carrie Fisher's voice used in Rogue One?

In Rogue One, Princess Leia has a single line. Was it voiced by Carrie Fisher or another voice actress? Edit: To clarify, was it 1977 Carrie Fisher, 2016 Carrie Fisher, or someone else?
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What was the last episode/movie Majel Barrett recorded?

Majel Barrett's voice was used for the computer voice in every Star Trek series (and most of the movies) after TOS. She even did a bunch of phonetic recordings that could be used in future projects. ...
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Who provided voice for Paul Walker in Fast & Furious 7?

Who provided voice for Paul Walker in Fast & Furious 7?