From Mickey Mouse to the voice of God: brutal job of a video game voice actor

The union representing people who provide the shouts, screams and roars of video game characters says ferocious sessions are damaging its members’ health

It’s the death rattles that really get Jack DeGolia, a voice actor in LA who does video game characters.

“Blood-curdling screams, choking to death, then that final death rattle,” DeGolia recalled. “There’s breathing exercises you can do to calm things down, but you need to know your limits and be able to say, ‘No’.”

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