David Kaye is a multi-talented voice over professional with more than 30 years experience.
David Kaye is an award winning, multi-talented voice over professional and one of the industry’s busiest and most successful. He has provided narration and promotional branding for many networks including ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, FX, Starz, HBO, Sundance, AMC, NFL, TLC, Discovery Channel and is currently the voice of Sony Entertainments’ new classic movie channel, Get TV. His voice has been featured in hundreds of episodes of animation series including Transformers:Beast Wars (Megatron), Transformers: Animated (OptimusPrime, Lugnut, Dinobot), Ben 10:Omniverse (Khyber, Skurd,Cannonbolt), Regular Show (Reginald The Giant Baby), XMen:Evolution (Professor X), Scooby Doo and is now the new Grandpa Max for Cartoon Network’s new reboot of the Ben 10 franchise as well as the voice of J.A.R.V.I.S and Vision for Marvel’s animated series Avengers:Assemble. His voice has also been featured in countless hit video games over the years. He is a commercial voice for countless television and radio campaigns including T-Mobile, Phillips-Norelco, Dodge, Pepsi Max (featured during Sueprbowl 47), Slim Jim, Bacardi, Trane, Vitamix and Ski-doo. He starred in the 2016 Animated Feature film based on the long running video game series Ratchet & Clank (Clank) and has also provided radio and television imaging and branding for more than 120 markets world wide including KCBS/KCAL television Los Angeles, WABC TV New York, WVLT TV Knoxville TN, WCPO TV Cincinnati, The Rogers Media Groups’ Classic rock radio franchise across Canada and Choice FM Tanzania, Africa. David is also currently the in-show voice for the Emmy winning Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on HBO and won a 2016 Voice Arts Award for best audio book narration for his work on The Cat’s Maw trilogy written by long time author and friend, Brooke Burgess.
David Kaye News
K Rock 105.7 in Kingston, Ontario won a Bronze Crystal award for its “Metallica Winner Promo” at the 52nd annual Crystals Radio Awards in Toronto, Ontario on April 19. The Crystals Radio Awards are Canada’s most prestigious competition for excellence in radio advertising, and the country’s only awards dedicated to the medium. David Kaye is the voice announcer for the promo. Congratulations David! Listen to KRock 105.7
Listen to the Metallica Winner Promo below.
‘Ben 10’ Everyday
You can watch all new episodes of Ben 10 everyday at 5:00 on the Cartoon Network. Ten-year-old Ben Tennyson fights evil using the Omnitrix device to transform into 10 different alien heroes. Sidekicks Grandpa max and cousin Gwen join in the fun.
Here’s a new Ben 10 promo featuring David Kaye as Grandfather Max.
‘Ben 10’ Series Premiere
Cartoon Network studios premieres the rebooted series Ben 10 on Monday, April 11th. Ben 10 is an animated action-adventure series featuring 10-year-old Ben Tennyson voiced by Tara Strong. Ben discovers the Omnitrix, an alien wristwatch with the power to transform Ben into different alien species. David Kaye plays Grandfather Max.
RAP Award for LG 104.3
LG 104.3 – The Best of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s in Vancouver, British Columbia won a RAP award for The Legends We Lost Weekend. David Kaye is the voice announcer for the winning station. Listen to the clip below.
‘The Secret Life Of Pets’ Wins the Most Valuable Blockbuster Tournament
Deadline Hollywood reposted its Most Valuable Blockbuster Tournament of 2016 and The Secret Life of Pets was far and away the most profitable film. The movies grossed $875 million worldwide and netted $374 million. It’s no wonder there’s a sequel in the works. We here a DavidKaye.com are confident the high gross revenue was the result of David Kaye voicing all of the trailers for the movie!
WWE’s Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels
Brett “Hitman” Hart has been in the news in the past few months for beating prostate cancer. David Kaye narrated WWE Greatest Rivals: Bret Hart & Shawn Michaels – a fascinating interview with WWE superstars Bret Hart and Shawn Michaels. For more than a decade, Bret Hitman Hart and Shawn Michaels were the fiercest of rivals in professional wrestling. David’s narrated segments are interspersed in the interview with the two wrestling giants. Hear David’s first narrated segment here.
David Kaye Voice Over for Last Week Tonight With John Oliver
Here’s David Kaye in the studio recording voice overs for Last Week Tonight With John Oliver. The behind-the-scenes look is fun to watch as David works with producers to get it just right.
Fox Sports Piece on Aaron Rodgers
David Kaye voiced a unique piece on Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers for Fox Sports. At 4-6 on the season, Rodgers said that his team would “run the table.” Using Coach Lombardi’s viewpoint, Fox Sports captures Rodgers’ grit and determination. Nice work David!
WCPO TV in Cincinnati
Along with being the voice of hundreds of animation characters, voice of countless commercials, video games, etc, David Kaye also provides a voice for hundreds of radio and television stations around the world. This clip is an introduction to an important special report for WCPO TV in Cincinnati.
Here’s an in-studio video of David Kaye at work as he voices a promo for the documentary Gimme Danger about Iggy Pop and the Stooges. The movie was released in October, 2016.
Fox 45: Palmer
David Kaye voiced a recent Fox 45: segment titled “The Least Interesting Fan in the World.” The segment aired the weekend of November 26-27 on Fox.
David Kaye Wins at the Voice Arts Awards
David Kaye won the Best Narrator award in the Audiobook Narration – Children’s Pre-School (Infant to 12) category at the 2016 Voice ARTS Awards. The award was for his work on The Cat’s Maw – an audio book by Brooke Burgess. Held in Los Angeles on November 13th, 2016, the Voice Arts Awards are an open competition held by The Society of Voice Arts and Sciences. Here’s a video of David and Brooke Burgess working on the audiobook.
Miss Sloane Trailer
Miss Sloane, starring Jessica Chastain, is a soon-to-be-released movie about political power and the struggle to win at all costs. David Kaye voices the new trailer. The movie will hit theaters in early December, 2016.
Batman: The Telltale Series Trailer
David Kaye is the voice of a trailer for the new game from the Batman: The Telltale Series. The game is a point-and-click adventure video game based on Bob Kane and Bill Fingers’ Batman comic book series.
TV Spot for Denial
David Kaye is the voice of a new TV spot for the move Denial. The movie is based on a true story about an American historian and professor who was sued for libel in Britain by Holocaust denier David Irving. Irving claimed the Holocaust never happened. The movie features Rachel Weisz as the historian and Timothy Spall as David Irving. Denial is in movie theaters now.
Network Voice for Get TV
David Kaye is the network voice for Get TV. Owned by Sony Pictures Television, Get TV features a mix of classic television programs and feature films. Find your favorite action, crime, comedy and western TV series and movies from all eras on Get TV. See a schedule at www.get.tv.
Voice Arts Award Nomination
David Kaye is nominated for a Best Narrator Voice Arts Award in the “Audiobook Narration – Children’s Pre-School” category for his work on The Cat’s Maw – an audio book by Brooke Burgess. The Voice Arts Awards are an open competition held by The Society of Voice Arts and Sciences.
National T-Mobile Spot
David Kaye is featured in this new television spot for T-Mobile called “Unlimited Alerts.”
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) Wins an Emmy
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver won the Emmy for the Outstanding Variety Talk Series at 2016 Emmy Awards. David Kaye has been a voice over regular on the series. Congratulations! Here’s a “How Is This Still a Thing?” segment featuring David Kaye from 2015.
The Cat’s Maw Audiobook
The Cat’s Maw is a book by author Brooke Burgess. An audiobook version featuring David Kaye was released as well. A listener recently send Brooke an email:”Just finished listening to your book on audible. Figured it was a good read.. Might as well give it a listen… Gotta say, I listen to audible a LOT.. And the work your team put into that production was amazing.” Here’s a YouTube tease for the audiobook.
Journalism on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)
David Kaye narrated a segment on journalism Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on the August 7,2016 episode. The segment is called “Stoplight” and depicts journalism movies of the future.
David Kaye Cartoon Collage
Here’s a special treat for all of us David Kaye fans. Here’s a sneak peek at an upcoming featurette with David Kaye. The collage shows David versatility and range through a variety of cartoon characters he’s played. The collage runs just over five minutes and features such characters as Argus Fentonpoof from Scooby Doo, Megatron from Transformers and General Tandin from Star Wars. Enjoy!
David Kaye at TFExpo 2016!
David Kaye was a featured guest at the TFExpo 2016 on August 5th and 6th in Wichita, Kansas. David got to visit with Transformer fans attending the convention.
New Spot for Bad Moms
David Kaye is the voice for the new Bad Moms trailer. Bad Moms is about a group of moms who join forces to liberate themselves from conventional responsibilities. The cast includes Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, Jada Pinkett Smith and Christina Applegate. The movie is in theaters on Thursday, July 28th.
New Voice for Phillips-Norelco
David Kaye is the new voice for Phillips-Norelco. This spot is for the OneBlade. It’s a new way to trim, edge, and shave any length of hair. The advertising agency is Ogilvy and Mather.