Darrell Salk: The New Voice of Wisdom (and Silly Things)
A Seattle-based stage, film and voice actor, Darrell was offered the American Scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London after high school but he elected to pursue his interest in science and medicine. After more than 30 years as an academic medical researcher, an executive in the biotechnology industry and a trustee and executive in non-profit organizations, Darrell turned 60 and finally decided what he wanted to be when he grew up—an actor.
Onstage he has played roles ranging from Caliban (The Tempest) through Alfred P. Doolittle (My Fair Lady), Harold Hill (The Music Man), Baptiste (A Flea in Her Ear), Herr Dr. Knarre (Charlotte Salomon: Life or Theatre?) and five different characters in Ramona Quimby. He has taken two fully-staged, two-person/multiple-character plays touring to schools, libraries and community centers.
On screen, Darrell has played leading roles in independent short films, including Edwin and Maudey, Leadfoot, Another Manand the award-winning Murray(Columbia Gorge International Film Festival and Film Festival of Colorado). He plays supporting roles in three nationally distributed feature films (The Dark Place, 10 Days in a Madhouse, and The Falls: Covenant of Grace) and in the Internet TV series Dick Strange: American Made. He has appeared in local and national television commercials.
As a voiceover artist he has been heard in radio commercials, film narration and a variety of audio dramas. He loves doing animation voiceover.
Additional details, including film and voiceover demo reels, are available at <darrellsalk.com>.
Location: Seattle, WA, USA