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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  • I would love Erik to read me a bedtime story every night with ANY accent. 🗣 🛌 📚

    Jan KennyJan KennyVor 14 Stunden
  • I live for these accent videos

    Elaina KaeElaina KaeVor 14 Stunden
  • How can you not have Josh Brolin’s performance of Tommy Lee Jones in Men in Black 3?

    Kyle OKyle OVor 15 Stunden
  • Sooooo.. a Speech and Dialect coach.. how does he fair with THE Irish accent?? (all 300 of them)

    Ronan FitzGeraldRonan FitzGeraldVor 16 Stunden
  • are you kidding me?

    Nick WalkerNick WalkerVor 19 Stunden
  • Fairly certain playing your own dad is kind of cheating. Especially when you look that similar.

    RickyRickyVor Tag
  • 25 minutes and I don't realize? wow

    jpmrbloodjpmrbloodVor Tag
  • 16:11 if thats nixon im sponge bob

    PapierPanierPianoPapierPanierPianoVor Tag
  • No one: Me: sth sth sky sth sth surrendahh

    Jen SteinJen SteinVor Tag
  • Can you break down John Lithgow as Winston Churchill???

    TheYouthquakerTheYouthquakerVor Tag
  • *All of his fingers look like they are the same length*

    Dziugas PiDziugas PiVor Tag
  • Would of been good to add Charlize Theron as Aileen Wuornos, I think she got that accent spot on. (btw I never watched his previous videos)

    Sasha LSasha LVor Tag
  • i really want to see dialect daddy breaking down saoirse ronan's scottish accent!

    Zeyno Başak ZırhlıZeyno Başak ZırhlıVor Tag
  • I bet Welsh accents give him a chubby lol

    Adrienne JerniganAdrienne JerniganVor 2 Tage
  • This guy is the only person I've known, who's tempted me into paying for CuriosityStream. They must have a course on this stuff, right? I just... I like it, and I want to do it. It's been a long time since I've ever really felt that way. Of course, I'm kidding myself to think that way. Heck, I only speak one language.

    Bluemilk92Bluemilk92Vor 4 Tage
  • It would be really interesting to see this guy break down metal vocals

    Collin PewCollin PewVor 5 Tage
  • When they gonna review Taika Waititi playing as Adolf Hitler?

    NoannNoannVor 5 Tage
  • I stopped watching this video at 8:03. After that point, this man lost all my respect. I have a very good reason why.

    Formula7DriverFormula7DriverVor 5 Tage
  • Dan Hedaya looks more like Lyndon B. Johnson than Nixon, the one who acts as Nixon should be Pierce Brosnan

    ShiroShiroVor 5 Tage
  • I know Freddie Mercury is originally Indian, but I always felt like Rami tried too hard to sound Indian in a way Freddie didn't truly himself

    Sangeeta KalsiSangeeta KalsiVor 6 Tage
  • he's so hot

    nicholas cicchillittinicholas cicchillittiVor 6 Tage
  • This man is so smart and gorgeous

    Erikrafter 1092Erikrafter 1092Vor 6 Tage
  • I just wanna hear a breakdown of all the impressions in Midnight in Paris

    Wilson MoyerWilson MoyerVor 7 Tage
  • it's like y'all have him in a basement and bring him out just to make videos. Eric are you okay????

    Yodele LadejobiYodele LadejobiVor 7 Tage
  • 13:31 Sounds like an actual conversation

    Like PoliceLike PoliceVor 7 Tage
  • Wait wait wait, does not everyone say durable like Jennifer Lawrence said it..??

    Angelo Santiago, Jr.Angelo Santiago, Jr.Vor 8 Tage
  • i swear the way i speak changed after this video

    maxmaxVor 8 Tage
  • I want this guy to analyze how I talk, cause I talk weird

    BrownBrownVor 9 Tage
    • Dane Potmo I’ve never been drunk

      BrownBrownVor Tag
    • Cause you're always drunk

      Dane PotmoDane PotmoVor Tag
  • Do I even know how to speak?

    Jhully Amilly MarangoniJhully Amilly MarangoniVor 9 Tage
  • Why does this guy look like Denis out of its always sunny in Philadelphia

    Tye AddisonTye AddisonVor 10 Tage
  • I love these breakdowns - it gives me a new appreciation for the craft actors bring to entertainment. Singer's breakdown is excellent, as well - easy for a layman like myself to understand.

    Lydia KrowLydia KrowVor 10 Tage
  • WOW!! Erik is amazing. I have learnt so much on watching some of his videos. As a guest at the dinner table he would command the attention of every person!

    Johnny CJohnny CVor 11 Tage
  • Does anyone know what movie it is where he talks about Jennifer Lawrence??

    Carly MatthewsCarly MatthewsVor 11 Tage
    • Morten Aanstad thank you!!

      Carly MatthewsCarly MatthewsVor 8 Tage
    • "Joy"

      Morten AanstadMorten AanstadVor 11 Tage
  • I love that he doesn't make you feel like an idiot but instead is actually just trying to share information.

    tforceraventforceravenVor 12 Tage
  • 15:15 that chin looks like a Camel. Imma yeet now *whoosh....*

    Azcena JordanAzcena JordanVor 12 Tage
  • 5head

    David MesuliDavid MesuliVor 12 Tage
  • Can this guy please talk about how HORRIBLE Pennsylvania Dutch is on tv?!

    LonbunzLonbunzVor 13 Tage
  • 🙃 It seems, to me, like Ed Kemper was trying to imitate Cameron Britton’s voice. Lol

    Heidi CarterHeidi CarterVor 13 Tage
  • I kind of want him to analyze my own speech pattern now. I wonder how he would classify and mimic it.

    Hjønk HjønkHjønk HjønkVor 14 Tage
  • And people look at me like I’m crazy for studying linguistics. This is why!... It’s so fascinating!

    CammiboeCammiboeVor 14 Tage
  • Looks like Dennis Reynolds.

    Kevin FryKevin FryVor 14 Tage
  • I need more

    Sab BunnieSab BunnieVor 14 Tage
  • When did Dennis Reynolds become a voice coach

    Ross TaylorRoss TaylorVor 14 Tage
  • 2:00 what do you mean "wow" it wasn't even close to Mercury.

    Corby DinsburgerCorby DinsburgerVor 14 Tage
  • IT would have been dope if he was a signing teacher. I'm sure tons of people have already commented that but I didnt them anyway.

    Corby DinsburgerCorby DinsburgerVor 14 Tage
  • I clicked cause I saw Freddy

    S MS MVor 15 Tage
  • I wish my idiolect could be described. Might give me self-esteem in my voice

    RattPoison80RattPoison80Vor 15 Tage
  • Why do I always forget Christian Bale is not American until I hear his native accent, which is like once every 3 years

    YankessLove13YankessLove13Vor 16 Tage
  • how the teenage girls who speak with a british accents think they are.

    Simply AvaSimply AvaVor 17 Tage
  • Am I the only one sitting here playing with vocal posture while watching this?

    Lotus ChildLotus ChildVor 17 Tage
  • You're a dialect coach, and awesome, but why are you saying "prossetics?" Ahhhhhh

    Executive DirectorExecutive DirectorVor 17 Tage
  • I have a Request to do an analysis especially on comedians who do celebrity impersonations

    vananavananaVor 17 Tage
  • Can I just say I love Michelle Yeoh?

    Shannon AllenShannon AllenVor 17 Tage
  • the fact that rami looks nothing like freddie makes me _so_ uncomfy

    friendly pomegranatefriendly pomegranateVor 17 Tage
  • Any time I hear gary oldman, all i can think about is Reznov

    DabuscusGamesDabuscusGamesVor 17 Tage
  • I'd love to see a video on British accents and the differences in "T" Like: A lit-oh boTTle" vs "a little bottle"

    hernal5hernal5Vor 18 Tage
  • Man I'm so happy hè did Kemper

    A GuyA GuyVor 18 Tage
  • People say the Michigan accent sounds nasally, now I’m self conscious

    Brid DoddBrid DoddVor 18 Tage
  • He should use a different accent every time

    Ava noodleAva noodleVor 18 Tage
  • So I say y'all a lot even though I live in the northwest. Would that be an idiolect

    Ava noodleAva noodleVor 18 Tage
  • This guy's great

    Tako EseTako EseVor 18 Tage
  • Knives Out episode when?

    CrenamCrenamVor 19 Tage
  • Can you critique the accents in the movie Hair Spray and Little Shop of Horrors please?

    Mary MMary MVor 19 Tage
  • Aaand now I want to try my hand at voice acting

    Gwen BanningGwen BanningVor 19 Tage
  • The guy in black klansman is basically doing the Dave Chappelle white guy voice.

    TurboFromThatDumbSnailMovieTurboFromThatDumbSnailMovieVor 20 Tage
  • Lol I love how spooked he was at the Edmund Kemper accent

    Braxtyn BilleyBraxtyn BilleyVor 20 Tage
  • Britton doing Kemper was outstanding

    Ding DongDing DongVor 20 Tage
  • he is soooooo hot OMG

    flalasapflalasapVor 20 Tage
  • What a handsome fella

    pink. ARpink. ARVor 20 Tage
  • That's it. I'm in love. I mean I could literally listen to him doing this all day. He's extremely knowleadgeable in a topic that very much interests me.

    SileithelSileithelVor 21 Tag
Accent Expert Breaks Down 17 Actors Playing Real People | WIRED