Thanks to the worldwide proliferation of Hollywood movies, the American accent is by far the most widely spoken and understood of all English dialects. It proves to be an accent that is as versatile as it is useful, and many variants of the American accent exist. At Voquent we provide this as a global voice actor agency.
Don't settle for anything less than the absolute best voice actors in the industry. A mediocre voice actor won't produce the highest quality possible for your brand, project, or message.
Out of all the American accents, English-speaking actors with the standard general American accent is the most popular choice for all styles of voices. A popular choice is always a safe choice! An American voice actor may be the best choice to communicate to as many people as possible for international brands.
An American voice actor will also help you to connect with American audiences in a way that no other accent will allow you to do. The options are endless and we represent some amazing American voice actors!
Voquent is the world’s leading online voice-over casting and recording platform. Finding professional talent has never been easier.
We help brands, content creators, and entertainment companies quickly source authentic voices in any language or accent. From commercials to documentaries, eLearning courses to video games – our team has produced voice-over translations and media localizations for countless projects.
Now for some video content! Here are some of our best-loved American actors:
Tom Hanks, the Oscar-winning megastar actor and director has a general American accent:
Julia Roberts' amazing performance as Erin Brockovich has a neutral American accent:
Leonardo DiCaprio playing Jordan Belford in Wolf of Wall Street speaks with a standard American accent:
Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss in The Hunger Games series is a classic American accent:
More about the standard North American accent
The American accent is cool and accessible and has changed very little in centuries. It’s a rhotic dialect which means it uses ‘R-like’ sounds. Scottish and Irish accents are also rhotic.
‘General American’ is a modern neutral American accent and is learned by all broadcasters and actors.
People throughout the world commonly sing in what is understood to be an American accent. There are several theories about why this is. The popularity of American rock and pop music certainly has an influence but the correlation could simply be thanks to how words are rounded when sung, making the words sound more American.
There are also many regional accents within America itself that gave give brands, products, projects, or messages a distinct feel. These accents can also help you localize your content for a particular state and demographic. If you want to get even more granular, then think about the branding used by popular Bagel companies and their use of a New York accent. Or the Californian accent used by many skate brands across the nation.
When it comes to American accents, there are many variations for many different purposes.
The American accent epitomizes entertainment and business and is well understood around the world, even by foreign English speakers. And you can harness it through Voquent; the voice actor agency.
Right now, on this page, you can hear awesome American voice actors speaking with standard/general American accents. If you were looking for something else, you can visit our search page and you can listen to English accents including English-RP, Australian, Transatlantic, and Irish as well as many more.
Why select a voice actor with an American Accent?
An American accent is perfect for many projects.
To demonstrate the benefits of a product or service to American consumers.
No other accent says 'epic' like a deep American voice.
full of energy and life for cartoons and comedy films.