With roots in rock, blues, country and gospel, Roxanne Beck is a genre-busting singer and songwriter. Her career began in Nashville, where she worked as a demo singer and was a winner of the Country Music Hall of Fame Vocalist Contest. After a few years she moved to New York, where she continued to develop her powerful, yet vulnerable, style. While living in Manhattan, she wrote and produced her first CD, Garden of Love, and performed at venues from the world-renowned Bitter End to Town Hall. She also studied acting at The Acting Studio Conservatory and at Stella Adler.
After moving to Los Angeles, she released a second CD, Comes Love (2008), produced by Grammy nominee Bud Harner. Both CDs are available for purchase on her Music page, at CDBaby.com and iTunes. In 2013 she performed and co-wrote several songs with City School Music Project, also available on iTunes and CDBaby. "Down to the Bone" was featured in the independent film The Worst Year of My Life (2014).
As a voice actor, Roxanne's credits include multiple roles on "Doug" (ABC/Nickelodeon), "Pokemon" (the WB) and many other Japanese anime productions (see IMDB.com). Known for her wide range of character voices and accents, Roxanne has voiced bratty tots, precocious teens, sweet ingenues, quirky moms, evil witches, and celebrity impersonations. Her voice-over and jingle work includes Cover Girl, Disney, Dodge, Kroger, Long John Silver's, Saatchi & Saatchi, Nintendo, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, and The Documentary Channel. A trained stage and film actress with over 15 years of experience, Roxanne is a member of SAG/AFTRA and Actors Equity.
In 2013 Roxanne earned an MFA in screenwriting from UCLA's top-ranking School of Theater, Film and Television. At UCLA she was nominated for a HUMANITAS drama fellowship for her sci-fi TV pilot The Intenders, and her feature-length animation screenplay Caterpillarland was awarded the Oliver's Prize for Best Animated or Family Screenplay. She wrote the script for the short film Miss Famous, produced by James Franco and starring Kristen Wiig.