About John McLain
John McLain is an Audie Award nominated voice actor
specializing in audiobook narration, commercial voiceovers for radio and television, along with industrial and corporate narrations. He has studied with such renowned coaches, teachers, and actors as Nancy Wolfson of Braintracks Audio (LA)
, Patrick Fraley (LA)
, Scott Brick (LA) and Paul Ruben (NYC). John’s voice has been heard in Dallas / Ft. Worth, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas and more. He has narrated dozens of audiobook titles as well, from mysteries to westerns, thrillers to history and science fiction to historical fiction. In 2012, he was nominated for an Audie Award for his audiobook performance of Sharon Ewell Foster’s powerful novel, The Resurrection of Nat Turner, Part 1: The Witnesses. He also enjoys acting on the stage when time permits, appearing in musical theatre productions in Texas and Arizona.
Whether voicing a commercial or narrating a novel, John believes his voice is an instrument to be used like a paintbrush - building powerful images in the mind and heart
of the listener. His goal is always to find the inner voice of the copywriter or author with all its color and emotion, and transmit it to the heart of the audience. John earns glowing reviews from his clients
not only for his performances, but also for the professional way he conducts himself through the relationship.
John’s love of performance dates back to his childhood, when he listened to his dad play an old Spanish guitar in rural Oklahoma. Since then, he has delighted in the arts as a musician, broadcaster and actor. He plays several musical instruments, and is an accomplished singer having performed on stage in a variety of musical and chorus productions.
John serves his clients from his home recording studio, which is equipped with Source-Connect technology - enabling him to record virtually anywhere in the world. He and his wife Jan live near Phoenix with their cocker spaniel, Tucker – the official studio dog of John McLain Voiceovers.
John is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA
(Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists) and is represented by Gail McCauley of Arizona Model and Actor Management in Scottsdale, Arizona