Graham Halstead is a professionally trained actor and voice artist, born and raised in Virginia and now living and working in Brooklyn, New York. As an actor, Graham has worked internationally in Edinburgh, Scotland, and London, England, as well as back home at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and in New York productions. His voice is youthful, easy-flowing, and flexible, and it lends itself to many different types of storytelling. He can be heard on TV and radio voicing spots for Airborne and Allegra.
He narrates the Life of Zarf middle-grade series by Rob Harrell where fractured fairy tales meet modern day middle school; Joseph Talluto's zombie survival series White Flag of the Dead; the Blood of Gods and Royals series by Eleanor Herman which entwines the real scandals of history with epic fantasy, and many others.
Graham is also well-represented on the stage. He played Claude in "Bombed" at the Harold Clurman Lab Theatre, Jacob in "Shift" at The Old Vic in London, Cain in "Cry Eden" at In Deveopment with Naked Angels, Turner in the international production of "West Lethargy" at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, among others. He is best known for his TV role in TURN: Washington’s Spies.
Q&A's with Graham Halstead:
Recorded Books: When did you narrate your first audiobook?
Graham Halstead: 2012
RB: How many audiobooks have you narrated?
GH: About 50+
RB: Favorite type of character/accent to narrate?
GH: Anything British! Cockney especially.
RB: What was your last/favorite non-audiobook gig?
GH: I voiced a Brad Pitt/Chanel style ad for a Hungarian Horseback Archery company.
RB: What was the first audiobook you narrated?
GH: Actually it was a three book bundle of The Hardy Boys mysteries for the Library of Congress.
RB: Favorite TV/Stage/Film role?
GH: James, a "brilliant and delightfully cruel" Oxford student from playwright Patrick Barrett's play "Follow Me Down" performed at The Flea Theater
RB: What is your favorite book/TV show/movie?
GH: I'm in the midst of Stephen King's Dark Tower series and that's taken over the top spot in books. Scrubs for TV, and Lord of the Rings for movies.
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