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Artist Profile - Kathryn Akin

Accents
American

Age Ranges
Thirties, Forties, Fifties

Voice Types
Actors/Actresses, Attitude, Character/Animation, Corporate/Informative, Mature/Sophisticated, Natural/Fresh, Smooth/Soft-Sell, Understated/Low Key

Kathryn Akin on Spotlight including updated GAMING REEL.

Kathryn is a highly experienced and versatile American voice artist working across all fields of the UK industry. From reading the poems of Robert Frost on BBC Radio 4 to voicing the time travel computer for Alex Rider in Stormbreaker, selling cutting edge technology to Deloitte employees to redubbing the real life Mrs. Scorsese in Gangs of New York, she is a skilled actress up for any challenge.

Her ear catching commercials and promos include work for Sunsilk, Andrex, American Airlines, Sony, Phillips, Focus Features, BBC Radio and many more.

In the corporate world, Kathryn is known for her clear, engaging voice for clients including Nokia, Deloitte, Hewlett Packard and Strongbow.

Gaming credits include leading mocap characters and voices in Crysis Warhead, Surge 2, Horizon Zero Dawn and multiple games for the Assassin’s Creed series.  

She can be heard playing the young, old and whacky in animations such as the feature Planet 51 and The Moonkeys children’s series. She has contributed additional voices to many feature films and voice doubled actresses like Jennifer Aniston, Kate Beckinsale and Debra Messing.

Audiobooks/documentaries include James Patterson’s scintillating Honeymoon, Barbara Gowdy’s heartbreaking Helpless and documentaries for Discovery and PBS. She has also portrayed a wide variety of American characters for radio dramas on BBC Radio 4.

Kathryn is also an award nominated stage actress with multiple West End credits, leading roles at theatres like the Bristol Old Vic, the Traverse Theatre, Leeds Playhouse, Dundee Rep, and the Lyric Hammersmith. On screen she has been seen in The Cambridge Spies for the BBC, in Discovery productions dramatising important American events and in the recent feature film Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.

Please see her Spotlight link for her full acting CV or visit her website.