Accent Expert Breaks Down 17 Actors Playing Real People | WIRED

Accent Expert Breaks Down 17 Actors Playing Real People | WIRED

Dialect coach Erik Singer once again takes a look at idiolects, better known as the specific way one individual speaks. Did Rami Malek do a good job speaking through prosthetics to become Freddie Mercury? How accurate was Jennifer Lawrence’s Long Island accent in Joy? Did Christian Bale nail former Vice President Dick Cheney?

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Accent Expert Breaks Down 17 Actors Playing Real People | WIRED

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49 Responses

  1. Weyoun Six says:

    I would mistake JGL for snowden if it were just audio, and the mannerisms are spot on too.

  2. Mrcrazy says:

    You should go over tom hardy playing the cray twins in Legend(2015)

  3. TottiKarotti says:

    I feel like this guy should make a video where he tries to do accents/dialects himself.

  4. Abbreviated Reviews says:

    Sometimes I’m afraid that I’m actually Christian Bale gone too deep into a role.

  5. Axel says:

    He turned the complexity up a notch! I think it’s now the perfect balance between enjoyable and knowledgeable

  6. John Startop says:

    What about Joseph Gordon-Levitt as young Bruce Willis?

  7. Maliha Intikhab says:

    Can we please know what people Erik has coached and for what roles?

  8. Maliha Intikhab says:

    I have such an intense crush on this guy! I never thought I would be interested in learning about different vowel sounds.

  9. TheLeakyPen says:

    Every time there’s an Erik Singer video I’m so happy and this one is no exception.

  10. Maliha Intikhab says:

    Joseph Gordon Levitt is so underrated as an actor. He always nails it when it comes accents.

  11. Alex Sinclair says:


  12. marvelmasters18 says:

    Is it just me or does he look a lot like Glenn Howerton?

  13. Sebastian Elytron says:

    My man grew a beard to look more like what he really is… the GOAT of this channel!

  14. bumblebeans says:

    I really don’t mean to disrespect him because hes great at his job, but he gets hotter every single time

  15. Jeff White says:

    This guy’s vibe makes me want to listen to jazz while sipping on a glass of scotch. ????

  16. hippolyte90 says:

    Review Benedict Cumberbatch’s american accent as Dr. Strange!

  17. Muhammed Aly says:

    This guy makes me feel like I’m doing my own accent wrong

    • Devika Benoy says:

      I’m Indian. I was taught British English in school but watched a lot of Hollywood which was obviously not very British. I doubt every word I say sometimes. It’s hard to stay neutral.

  18. cabov12 says:

    Come on guys, what about Chadwick Boseman’s James Brown?

  19. Mia Michelle says:

    I think it would be cool for Erik to break down the accents of each state.

  20. Gunnar Snorrason says:

    Its crazy how I insta clicked this video seeing as I watched the last one months ago… Wtf makes this so fun to watch????

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