Roxanne Beck began singing onstage at the age of three, and writing stories at the age of seven. Her second screenplay, the award-winning Caterpillarland, was optioned in 2008 by Oscar-winning producer Mark Harris. She holds an MFA in screenwriting from UCLA (2013), where she wrote the screenplay for the short film Miss Famous, starring Kristen Wiig and produced by James Franco. While at UCLA she was also nominated for a Humanitas Drama Fellowship and won the Oliver’s Prize for Best Family or Animated Film. Her magical realism/romantic comedy feature Unattainable placed as a semi-finalist in the 2014 Table Read My Screenplay Contest. She is currently working on a half-hour TV comedy. The children's book version of Caterpillarland will be published in 2015.
With roots in rock, blues, country and gospel, Roxanne is also a genre-busting singer-songwriter. After graduating from college with an English degree, she moved to 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 unique style, earning comparisons to Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris. 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, and studied acting at The Acting Studio Conservatory and The Stella Adler Conservatory.
After moving to Los Angeles, she released her 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. Her song "Down to the Bone" was featured in the indie 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.