Rodney Saulsberry is one of the premier voice-over talents and vocal coaches in the country. He is also a published author with three bestselling books, You Can Bank on Your Voice, Step Up to the Mic and Rodney Saulsberry’s Tongue Twisters and Vocal Warm-Ups.
Saulsberry’s distinctive announcer voice is literally everywhere. He has announced promos for Dancing With The Stars on ABC. He live announced the 34th NAACP Image Awards on FOX and voiced promos for the Grammys and Country Music Awards on CBS. Currently his voice can be heard promoting Penn and Teller Fool Us and Masters of Illusion on the CW Network and International promos for Telemundo.
What do Zatarain’s, Twix, Toyota Camry, Alpo, Honda Accord, Lincoln LS, Verizon, White Castle, 7UP, Burger King, SBC, and Nestle Crunch all have in common? Saulsberry has been a voiceover commercial pitchman for all of these products and many others on television and radio. He can also be heard reading Books on Tape, as well as narrating E! Entertainments, True Hollywood Story, about Motown R&B singer, Marvin Gaye.
Animation is another strong suit for this versatile voice actor. Saulsberry is the voice of Joe Robbie Robertson on the hit cartoon series Spider-Man and James Rhodey Rhodes in the new animated feature film, The Invincible Iron Man. Chyron in the Animatrix, Ufwapo on Ahh…Real Monsters, Willy on Xyber 9, and has guest starred on many other Saturday morning cartoons that include Rugrats, Duckman, Static Shock and Minoriteam.
Talking is not the only way this crooner has used his instrument. Rodney lent his melodious baritone singing voice to a jubilant ensemble of background singers on a spirited recording of Hakuna Matata on The Lion King soundtrack.
He continued his animation musical journey singing on two numbers from The Prince of Egypt soundtrack, When You Believe and Playing With The Big Boys. As a soloist, he has recorded two rhythm and blues albums that have produced two Billboard charting singles, I Wonder and Look Whatcha Done Now. He has performed on Soul Train and Dance Fever. His music videos have played in heavy rotation on VH1 and BET.
Rodney’s acting credits include guest star appearances on Monk, Without a Trace, Law & Order: LA and Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman. He reoccurs as Anthony Walker a street musician and former homeless man on the Daytime Drama The Bold and the Beautiful.
In 2013 and 2011, Saulsberry received an NAACP Image Award nomination in the category of Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series for his role on The Bold and the Beautiful.