The voice-over world is filled with them.
On-screen and off-screen.
Most of these characters are very likable, but every now and then you’ll encounter a rotten apple, an arrogant bully or a troll.
A week ago, I ran into one of them at a New York audition. I’d seen him before at some other place. He was an older guy, dressed in a classic three-piece suit. His tan was as fake as the color of his hair. When he spotted me filling out the sign-up sheet, he bellowed:
“Hey, Danish guy, I’m surprised to see you here. Did you finally decide to join the big leagues?”
I tried to ignore him, but he went on:
“Tell me, are you union yet?”
“No, I’m still happily non-union,” I answered. “Now, if you’ll excuse me. I’d like to…