VOICE TALENT & ACTOR
Tim Russell is a radio personality and voice actor (SAG-AFTRA). He’s noted for his versatility, comic timing and variety of announcer and character voice styles. As an actor, since 1994, on A Prairie Home Companion, a nationally known Public Radio show heard weekly by over four million listeners, Tim worked with the show’s creator Garrison Keillor and now with new host Chris Thile, providing dozens of character voices and impersonations in the show’s popular comedy sketches. On the big screen, Tim has appeared in films by Robert Altman (“A Prairie Home Companion”), The Coen Brothers (“A Serious Man”), has worked with Oliver Stone, providing voices for his series, “The Untold History of the United States”. Tim’s latest film appearance is in the Irish production, “I am Not a Serial Killer”.
To learn how Tim Russell got his start as a radio personality and actor, read his Career History.
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From "A Prairie Home Companion. Garrison Keillor working his magic with John Lithgow and"The Royal Academy of Radio Acors".Sue Scott, Tim Russell and the late Tom Keith. https://youtu.be/vqFJrollrl8read more
Documentarian Todd Douglas Miller's "Apollo !!" is an amazing example of what a great nation can accomplish when it applies its scientific curiosity and bravery to explore the limits of the human experience. Miller used some 11000 hours of audio and hundreds of hours...read more
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