Intimidating and often exaggerated, mobster voices are aggressive. They scare you, the threatening voice sending shivers down your spine. Mobsters are dangerous people; the nature of their work ordinary people can’t comprehend. If a voice can kill, a mobster’s condescending voice might.
What kind of a thug does your script need? Mobsters are typically a hostile type. Some have a classy aura, complete with one-liners that make you swoon. But no matter the kind of mobster voices you need, only a skilled voice actor can deliver a convincing performance. Professional voice talents have a wide vocal range, experience, and skills to perform the best mobster voices. A threatening tone isn’t always the best approach for your projects. But with the right vocal performance, it can add humor and make your script extra entertaining.
Mobster voices are great for some projects, such as films and audiobooks with specific mafia characters. Video games and animations or cartoons will often have a role like this. If your script has a character with an antagonistic attitude, then the voice of a mobster may be the right voice style you need.
How mobster voices sound differs on the kind of character. It can be loud and booming - the most common way people intimidate. It can be gruff and wheezy, or guttural, and strangled as if speaking is too much of a job. With an air of menace and a hint of violence, the voice of a mobster makes you timid and filled with fear.