Work

All of my dad's gigs in one day in 1966.
One day of work for Alan, 1966.

Alan Bleviss started his career as a stage actor after attending the National Theatre School of Canada. In the late 70s, he came to the United States where he became one of the top voice-overs in the world. His career spanned nearly four decades. He was a proud members of ACTRA, SAG and AFTRA. Alan was also a longtime member of the Friar’s Club.

Bleviss did voice over work for the coming attraction trailers for hundreds of Hollywood movies, especially those made by Miramax. His corporate clients included Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Pampers, Piedmont Airlines, American Express, AT&T, MTV, Canada Dry, and Ocean Spray. He did political work for the National Abortion Rights Action League and many Democratic Party campaigns, including Michael Dukakis, Bill Clinton and Al Gore. A few of his classic movie trailers: Scarface, Cotton Club, Cinema Paradiso, The Postman, Days of Heaven, Sex, Lies and Videotape, Ragtime, Dirty Dancing and so many more. He has narrated for Discovery, PBS, Animal Planet, History Channel, TNT and ABC.

Bleviss won six Clio awards. Among the earliest was a 1971 TV ad for Heinz Tomato Juice, which used a celery stick to emphasize how thick the product is.

Below are a selections of trailers and clips.