• Jack de Golia
  • Narrator
  • Jack brings solid voice-over acting skill with long experience on stage, to bring life to the printed page.
  • Gender: Male
  • Location: Nevada, United States
  • Website: www.JackWestCoast.com
  • Available for: Royalty Share Plus or $100-$200 PFH
Nonfiction History Narration

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Straightforward
Performance Notes
Jack narrated "All the Powers of Earth," a political history of the U.S. from 1856-1860. In this excerpt we hear the moment when Lincoln said he was running in 1860.

Nonfiction Science Narration

Category : Science & Engineering
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
In Fire in America, a seminal work on humans and fire in North America, the tale of the 1894 Hinckley, Minnesota, stands out for its harrowing story of narrow escape.

Western--3rd Person Involved Narrator

Category : Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-Western
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
In this selection, the gray skies of the wilderness scene come through in Jack's telling of this mountain man tale. We hear three characters, an aging chief and two mountain men, one old, one young.

Western-Narrator & Characters

Category : Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-Western
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
Westerns include atmosphere, rising tension, and hardened characters. Jack does all that and more.

British & US Accents

Category : Travel & Tourism
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : British-BBC English
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
In this passage from Rudyard Kipling's 1889 letters from Yellowstone National Park, we hear Jack doing several character voices in both American and RP British accents.

Fiction-Noir-Mystery-Crime-1st Person

Category : Literature & Fiction
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Quirky
Performance Notes
This first-person narrator does a good deed...sort of. This book won Audiofile Magazine's "Earphones Award."

Contemporary fiction, characters and narration

Category : Literature & Fiction
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
An aggressive character with an Irish accent pushes some others with other accents around

International Mystery--Male & Female dialogue

Category : Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
A husband-wife team sorts out clues

Modern Detective narration and character dialogue

Category : Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
Sometimes gratitude turns ugly

Literary Fiction

Category : Literature & Fiction
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Straightforward
Performance Notes
What would you do if you found something in your luggage?

Kids-Ages 5-7

Category : Children's Audiobooks
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
Jack masters the classics

SciFi Contemporary narration & dialogue

Category : Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Articulate
Performance Notes
The future of radio may lie just under our skin

Nonfiction history

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Authoritative
Performance Notes
Jack weaves us through a tragic Civil War battle and its lasting aftermath on blacks and whites.

Suspense 3rd person narrator

Category : Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
In this novella set in post-Communist Russia, a bodyguard stands against forces of chaos.

SciFi 3rd Person Narration

Category : Science Fiction & Fantasy
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
In this sample from Trauma Junkie #6, the main character finds himself in another world--sort of. Jack weaves a tale that takes us from the streets of NYC to the edge of heaven.

Mystery/Espionage character work

Category : Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
Jack weaves another gripping tale of international intrigue in Ajax Protocol

Crime novel: comic character and stoic lead

Category : Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
In this "true crime" novel of the New West, follow a retired Arizona Ranger, who solves a murder. Jack adds all the excitement!

Mystery narration with tension and high drama

Category : Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
In The Tesla Secret, the fifth in the 15-part series called "The Project" by Alex Lukeman, continues following old and new characters as Jack weaves this tale of intrigue.

SciFi First Person Narration

Category : Science Fiction & Fantasy
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Straightforward
Performance Notes
Jack weaves the tale of an American Navy officer flung into the distant past of Earth's history in Hunter: Warrior of Doridia

Modern Detective narration and character dialogue

Category : Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
An attorney defends a man who may be guilty of much, though she gets him off his current charge. That act opens up her past and new terror in Trial and Terror.

SciFi 3rd Person Narration

Category : Science Fiction & Fantasy
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
A diverse array of characters come together from both the present and the future to cope with an evil killing the land.

Horror narration

Category : Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Straightforward
Performance Notes
In this collection of horror short stories, Skulls and Bones, Jack spins yarns reminiscent of the Twilight Zone.

Literary fiction narration

Category : Literature & Fiction
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
"Sin," translated from the original Russian, is a series of short stories, weaving together a fascinating glimpse into the inner life of a modern Russian.

Suspense narration

Category : Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Storyteller
Performance Notes
Jack carries listeners through the air at supersonic speeds and along the twisting streets of Kiev, Ukraine, in Red Sky at Morning, a story of intrigue.

Nonfiction Biography

Category : History
Language : English
Gender : Male
Accent : American-General American
Vocal Style : Straightforward
Performance Notes
"Another Nice Mess," by Raymond Valinoti, Jr. and published by BearManor Media.

If you need an audiobook voice actor who has worked in a wide variety of genres (fiction: mystery, crime, gay, straight, scifi, romance; nonfiction: history and biography), who can do multiple characters, genders, and accents, you're invited to listen to Jack's samples here at ACX. Also, visit his website, JackWestCoast.com to hear other samples. With an acting career spanning four decades, Jack brings a seasoned and always fresh approach. It's been said he has the voice of every man's man. A veteran of radio broadcasting and a long-time career as a spokesman before microphone and camera, Jack has the voice of comfort, and is the reliable teller of the straight story.
List of Publishers: Charles River Editors Publishing-Partners.com Audible Post Mortem Press White Feather Press Novato Press Padwolf Publishing Wayzgoose Press Straight to Audio Productions Audible Scripts Crossroad Press Player Publications Glagoslav Publications BearManor Media Tri-Swan Press University Press Audiobooks For a list of Audible titles, go to http://alturl.com/xvqjy
"Dirty Deeds" (book 1) nominated for 2018 "Audiobook Narration--Mystery, Best Voiceover" award by the Society of Voiceover Arts & Sciences (SOVAS). Feb. 2018: Winner of AudioFile Magazine's Earphone Award for Dirty Deeds, Book 1. https://www.audiofilemagazine.com/reviews/read/138422/dirty-deeds-by-armand-rosamilia/ For other reviews at AudioFile Magazine: http://alturl.com/7cono For reviews at Audiobook Reviewer: http://alturl.com/iqjrf Jack was a member of the cast of Gadzooks, a finalist for the 2015 Audie Award for Original Works.