KAY BESS is a veteran voice-over actor with hundreds of commercial, film/TV narration and video game credits to her name. Kay says technology has dramatically changed the way VO artists work. And while there are more voice-over jobs than ever before, they’re a whole lot harder to get than when she first began.
This time out we’re getting gamey with actress Kay Bess, the voice of Persephone Brimstone in the recently-released open world “Agents of Mayhem.” The California native has also voiced characters for popular games like “Call of Duty,” “Rise of the Tomb Raider,” and “Skylanders.”
Kay Bess my not be a household name to many of you Geekscapists… but you’ve definitely heard her voice in your household! After a successful career of commercial and television voiceovers, Kay talks to us about her recent transition into doing voiceovers for games and cartoons, most notably her turn as Persephone Brimstone in the recently released ‘Agents of Mayhem’ (from the folks who brought you ‘Saints Row’)! Kay gives some advice for aspiring voice over actors and we do all of this while observing the solar eclipse and giving you a play by play! Suffice to say, it’s a pretty good Geekscape!
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Plus, in addition to the new releases, James chats to videogame voice actor Kay Bess about her experiences in the industry and playing opposite Lara Croft.
Agents of Mayhem is an open world shooter coming out on August 15th in the USA and 18th worldwide for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The multitalented Kay Bess is the voice actor behind Persephone Brimstone, the leader of M.A.Y.H.E.M.. She also played Ana in Rise of the Tomb Raider and Queen Cumulus in Skylanders: SuperChargers. Along with being an actor, Bess is an poet, writer, and singer.