Yo, Adrian! The Rocky Balboa voice is as iconinc as Stallone's mug, and if you want to bring all of that underdog charm to your project, you're definitely where you need to be.
Rocky Balboa, the Italian Stallion, leapt onto the ring — and into our hearts — back in 1976. Syvlester Stallone, mastermind behind the script (which had him selling even his beloved dog while trying to make ends meet) became an overnight sensation with the story of a down-on-his-luck amateur boxer trying to make it big and wrestling with insecurity, and a tough life in Philly. The Rocky Balboa voice, with its slurred mannerisms and its well-meaning charm, is as much a part of the character as his hat and his iconic leather jacket. Through its many sequels and spin-offs extendind well into the 2010s, it's safe to say that Rocky is on the pop culture Mount Rushmore.
Who doesn't love a good yarn about a guy who rises to the top? Judging from the many sequels in the Rocky franchise, it's as guaranteed a recipe for success as seeing Sly himself sprinting up those iconic steps. And the Rocky franchise itself is not limited just to films, although that's where it got its start. Today, it's a multimedia empire that spans animation shorts, spin-off movies, and video games. The Rocky Balboa voice is as much a part of the role as Stallone's physique and charisma. Whether you're making a dramatic short story starring the Italian Stallion, or parodying Sly's delivery for a commercial, or ad, the Rocky voice is an unmistakable asset.
Deep, with a Philly accent, and a distinct drawl that's as iconic as it is endearing.