|Glen Holtzerʼs Bio
Glen Holtzer has been behind the microphone professionally since the age of 16, has been doing voice-overs in New York for over 28 years, and has been a voice over coach in New York City for almost as long. He also was the voice over coach at The Weist Barron School of Acting for 18 years. Heʼs done thousands of TV & Radio commercials including Network TV campaigns for Diet Dr. Pepper, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Mitsubishi Trucks, Sunoco, Hillshire Farms, Gillette and many many more. Also major Radio Campaigns for Subaru, Pepsi, Pittsburgh Paints, Ford and was the radio voice of Bennigans Restaurants for many years. Heʼs been a promo voice for several cable networks like MTV, Nickelodeon and various on-demand channels. Heʼs narrated industrial films and voiced intros on the United Airlines Entertainment Network and did a Cartoon Series on Showtime. Glenʼs voice can be heard in major films like “Parenthood”, “The Freshman”, “Malcom-X”, and “Millerʼs Crossing” and he worked in the recording studio with directors such as Ron Howard, Mike Nichols, Spike Lee, and the Coen Brothers. He also worked in the studio several times with Ben Stiller as the announcer on MTVʼs “The Ben Stiller Show” and as the announcer on a film Ben produced and directed for “Saturday Night Live”.
Glen was one of the fortunate people to have been the announcer on a Game Show
with Dick Clark. He was also an on-air Radio Personality at NBC in
Washington D.C. for their owned and operated station WKYS
He is a trained actor and appeared in many plays, industrial films, on-camera commercials and was also a stand-up comedian. He spent many years doing clubs in New York and on the road all over the Northeast. In New York he did new talent nights and guest spots at Gotham Comedy Club and was on stage over and over again at The Comedy Cellar, The Comic Strip, Stand-Up New York, New York Comedy Club and Carolines. He honed his skills night after night entertaining tourists at Joe Franklins Comedy Club and the "famed" Gladys's Comedy Room in Times Square.
Glen is very happy to be married to veteran Broadway Musical Theater Actress, Diane Abrams, who appeared in the original production of "42nd Street", "Hello Dolly" with Carol Channing, "Barnum" with Stacy Keach, and Tommy Tune's "Seesaw". She also performed at Goodspeed Opera House and at Radio City.
As an actor Glen appeared on stage with Academy Award winner Melissa Leo and with Peter Skarsgard. He taught Acting at the Actorʼs Conservatory in New York and studied with Actors Studio teachers Larry Moss, Sharron Chatten, Elaine Aiken, Lilly Lodge, and at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C.
Industry people have long said 'Glen is one of the best voice over coaches in New York' and many have said 'he is simply the best'.
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