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



  • Christian Bale is a frikin lizard person.

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  • John Lithgow doing Churchill And Christian Bale doing Cheney. Are my favourite performers with accents. Anyone like Hugh Laurie as House, not really this category , but a Brit doing an American accent for 7 years

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  • I would love to see him analyze epic rap battles of history

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  • i’m sorry can I just say christian bale’s face seems to just change you can barely recognise him sometimes

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  • Joseph gordon levitt crushing it there, just fantastic!

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  • Other people on wired: This is terrible because I don't have any critical thinking skills. This guy: Today I'm gonna make you copy the noises I'm making for 25 minutes while I compliment a bunch of actors accent skills.

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  • This mans accent is like a baked potato

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  • These people in this comment section are still thirsty over this dude lmao

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  • 6:01 Ice Cube as a dog

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  • Well now I have an interest in linguistics. Also,I was trying to think of who reminds me of and it's that verizon wireless guy I think.

    Random RangoonRandom Rangoon3 gün önce
  • Lmfao, as a native Lawn Guylander, we definitely sound like this 🤣🤣🤣

    Darlene TroiseDarlene Troise3 gün önce
  • Did he say QUE-klux-clan?!

    Charlie SpenellaCharlie Spenella4 gün önce
  • Kinda looks like no burnham

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  • Is the title suggesting actors aren't real people?

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  • It’s honestly amazing how much dedicative preparation some actors will put into a role

    Jackson MarszalecJackson Marszalec4 gün önce
  • why isnt eddy redmayne here?

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  • Just a note here. Autistic, awake adults hate Temple Grandin. Everything she says about autism and how autistic people, especially children, is wrong to the point of when it is followed, you get autistic people like me. The kind who wishes he could clone Temple 50,000 times so he can turn them into a Vlad Țepeș style forest of corpses.

    Dean Just DeanDean Just Dean5 gün önce
  • Your Voice sounds so similar to Matthew McConaughey

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  • i hope oshea can do ice cubes voice it’s literally his dad lol

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  • I- does Christian bale have an English accent? Am I just uneducated? O my god....

    Lou BarlowLou Barlow5 gün önce
  • did anyone else understand *erotic* lmao

    Yukiko BeatsYukiko Beats6 gün önce
  • When and how did we stop pronouncing the long E in the definite article The.? When followed by a word beginning with a vowel I would say eg ''thee artist'' Now I always hear ''thuh artist'' A long E flows into the following word's vowel. (boy, is this hard to explain in writing lol)

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  • yess

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  • what do you think about the swedish s? we use it in a really special way

    Sandra JohanssonSandra Johansson6 gün önce
  • I never knew I always brace my muscles for my American r

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  • who uses their tongue to make an s sound tho

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  • Dude kinda looks like Matthew mac.... Matthew macghaygjs.... Forget it...

    Chris KChris K7 gün önce
  • I stumbled on to this extremely unexpectedly... because TRvision... but I have to say, that was extremely interesting. I could easily watch a 2 hour special on this subject as long as this guy was hosting it.

    WizardmanWizardman9 gün önce
  • Erik needs to break down the Theranos girl.

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  • Freddie Mercury had a soft voice

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  • Dang I was here waiting to see Margot Robbie

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  • Where's the school? Where can i study this course?

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  • wait that was Gary Oldman oh my god he never looks like himself

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  • This was extremely interesting, and i feel i learned more about acting right here

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  • After learning all this information about speech it's even more disgusting knowing that deaf people were forced to learn speech in schools before.

    Cre4tureCre4ture11 gün önce
    • @Shirokröte it's a waste of time for deaf people to learn speech. It was done for many years and was extremely useless.

      Cre4tureCre4ture8 gün önce
    • @Cre4ture A combination of the two would probably be the best.

      ShirokröteShirokröte8 gün önce
    • @Shirokröte its way harder for them to learn how to speak than for us to learn a little sign language. Life is already way harder for them, they shouldn't have to learn something like that when they have their own language

      Cre4tureCre4ture9 gün önce
    • @Cre4ture Because a majority of people can speak and hear. To me it only seems beneficial for deaf people to at least know some way to communicate with those that don't know sign language. Even if it's just saying "Sorry, I cannot hear you". The best option would probably be to teach everyone sign language but that, knowing the nicheness of the problem, seems implausible.

      ShirokröteShirokröte9 gün önce
    • @Shirokröte why would someone who can't hear be forced to learn how to speak. They can't hear what sounds they would need to correct. And um idk, why would they need to talk? They can't hear whoever they are talking to.

      Cre4tureCre4ture9 gün önce
  • Got me doing my own voice incorrect

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  • You have to take into consideration the recording equipment used in the older footage

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  • me, studying 1st year phonetics: when tf am i actually gonna use this this guy: i'm so glad you asked

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  • I think Rami already had the s lisp to begin with, I've watched a lot of videos of him speaking in his normal voice.

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  • I see Freddie and Rami, I click.

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  • He said Long Island wrong when he pronounced the g. Lawn guy land

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  • We need him to do Daniel Brühls Niki Lauda in Rush

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  • He reminds me of Kevin in b99

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  • Excellent seeing a bunch of excellent performances, loved learning about the fine details

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  • Rami Malek was always so impressive to me

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  • So non-rhotic is basically Australian

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  • theory of everything(stephen hawking) and the ted bundy movie played by zac efron should have been on here

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  • Did they do James Franco and Tommy Wiseu?

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  • Oh my, Actors pretending to be real people, it's unspeakable.

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  • I was expecting they to put Chadwick Boseman's accent in the Black Panther. That was a amusing accent for sure

    Maria RequejoMaria Requejo17 gün önce
  • The letter S is harder for me. I have a lisp

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  • oh my god when you search “dialect daddy” his website is the first result and when you do it on images it’s his face

    Regina DiggoryRegina Diggory17 gün önce
  • He should’ve done Jim Carrey’s Andy Khauffman performance

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  • The interesting thing about the Churchill speech is that the one we all hear is the one that was recorded for radio following it being done in parliament. Churchill was known to not really be bothered to record for radio and so the recording sounds much less energetic.

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  • Thanks to this video I now know that my English accent is not wrong, it's just non-rhotic

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  • PLEASE do a comparison between Guy Henry and Peter Cushing, that impersonation in Rogue One was AMAZING. I’d love to hear Erik’s analysis

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  • Time to stop calling him a dialect coach, and start calling him a dialect master! 👍👏💯

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  • When the do the “s” sounds my brain keeps saying “bless you” 😂

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  • 6:16 that’s pretty cool

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  • “5:15” “I got a baby on the way!” The actor delivering the line, playing his father, is referring to himself being born.

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  • An idiot licked an ice cube yesterday. Did I use it right??

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Accent Expert Breaks Down 17 Actors Playing Real People | WIRED