Ronnie Lee Todd

Actor, Voice Overs, Character Voices, Commercial Print, Industrial Print, TV Commercials, TV Shows & Film

The Actor/Model/Voice Overs

Ronnie Lee Todd - Actor/Model/Voice Overs is my screen name and professional persona. Get to know more about me and my goals as an actor on this page.

Ronnie Lee Todd

Life Experience and Special Skills

Retired Marine: Special Staff Officer, Security Officer, Conductor, Musician, Real Estate Investor, Military-Marine, M16A-2 Rifle, M9 Pistol, Self-Defense, Karate (years ago), Musician (Tuba/Bass Guitar), Musician (Can Easily Fake-Playing on Other Instruments), Conductor of Various Music Ensembles, Tennis Player, Bowling, Baseball, Working Out/Fitness, Well-Traveled (39 countries/has passport), Educator, Ministry, Non-Lead Singer, Natural Health Education, Massage, Anatomy and Physiology, Ministry of Computer…

Background

Experience Includes:

School Plays

Church Plays/Skits

Child Star Extra

– Commercial with Los Angeles Laker Jerry West

As a Marine

– Interview on San Diego Radio Station for Fleet Week

– Military Birthday Ball Ceremonies with Pit Orchestra (Conductor/Narrator)

– Narrator for “T’was the Night Before Christmas” Christmas Play with Orchestra

Since Retirement

– TV Reality Show (Sell This House)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wo9E1z4fBnE

– Currently Receiving Voice Lessons for Voice-Overs

– Currently Receiving Basic Acting Lessons

Seeks Temporary Work as

Voice Overs for Promotional Lead In's

Voice Overs for Narrations in Documentaries

Acting as an Extra: non-speaking roles, small speaking roles

Acting as a character in a small role

Acting as a character in a role that other experiences actor pass up

Suggested 'Good Fit' Roles Include But Not Limited To:

– roles advertising products related to those over 60 (aging, father/grandfather, aching feet/back, etc.)

– roles advertising food (BBQ, restaurants, breakfast cereal with a child, etc.)

– roles advertising that involves sports (playing tennis, bowling, golf, working out at the gym, etc.)

– roles advertising related to the military (USAA, Navy Federal Credit Union, shooting weapons, etc.)

– roles involving the law/weapons (military law, police officer, judge, juror, lawyer, self-defense, etc.)

– roles involving music (conductor, producer, director, musician: tuba/bass guitar, and can fake play other instruments, etc.)

– roles related to education (getting a degree at an institution, being a teacher/professor, graduate student, etc.)

– roles related to health and the health industry (doctor, natural health, massage, spa, etc.)

– roles related to real estate or finance (HGTV, Tiny Houses, investor, money manager, loan officer, agent, etc.)

Major Roles That Might Be a Good Fit:

Lawyer

Star Trek

Star Wars

Deadpool

Tiny House

Medical Doctor

The Walking Dead

An “odd” African American Vulcan

An African American Version of Hannibal Lector

An “odd” African American version of a dysfunctional “Monk” (TV Series)

Dream Roles – An Experienced Actor Might Pass By:

John Allen Muhammad and John Lee Malvo 2002 Killers

http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/04/us/dc-area-sniper-fast-facts/index.html 

Contact Information

760-672-5756 cell

Sizing and Ethnicity

Height: 5’8.5”

Weight 204 lbs.

Suit Jacket: 46S

Waist: 38”

Inseam: 30”

Hair: Black

Eyes: Brown

Nationality: American

Skin: Caramel, Brown, Red

Shoe Size: 12D (Varies Dress/Tennis)

Ethnicity: African (73%) European (26%) Native American (1%) Descents

Mr. Ronnie Lee Todd

Chief Warrant Officer 4

United States Marine Corps, Retired

Ronnie Lee Todd was born in Los Angeles, California. In 1975, after graduating from John Muir High School in Pasadena, California, Mr. Todd enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Upon completion of Recruit Training and the Basic Course of Music at the Armed Forces School of Music in Little Creek, Virginia, he served as a tuba and electric bass player with the First Marine Aircraft Wing Band, Iwakuni, Japan and then Second Marine Division Band, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. In 1980, he returned to the Armed Forces School of Music and completed the Intermediate Course of Music. Mr. Todd remained at the School of Music and served on the faculty as an electric bass instructor.

With his sights set on pursuing a college degree, he was Honorably Discharged from the Marine Corps and began working on an Associates Degree from American River College in Sacramento, California. Upon completing his Associates Science Degree in Math in 1984, Mr. Todd re-enlisted into the Marine Corps Music Program and was assigned to the III Marine Amphibious Force Band in Okinawa, Japan. Upon returning from Japan he returned to the Armed Forces School of Music as a student in the Enlisted Band Leader Course. After graduating from this Course, he was stationed with the Marine Corps Combat Development Command Band, Quantico, Virginia. In 1989, he was selected to be a Band Officer and was assigned to the Second Marine Division Band, Camp Lejuene, North Carolina. Mr. Todd conducted the 2nd Marine Division Band before the Queen of England and other distinguished members royal family at the 100th Annual Royal Tournament and served as Security Officer when the Band deployed to Southwest Asia in support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. 

While remaining on active duty, Mr. Todd was selected for the Degree Completion Program. He graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Music Education and was assigned as Officer-in-Charge of the III Marine Expeditionary Force Band, Okinawa, Japan. He conducted the band in New Zealand, Australia and Russia; and also at the 50th Anniversary Ceremonies of the Pacific Victories of WWII which included the Battle for Iwo Jima.

Mr. Todd took over as Band Officer of the Marine Air Ground Combat Center Band, Twenty-nine Palms, California in 1996. He conducted the Band for numerous performances including a performance at the Music Educators National Conference in Phoenix, Arizona in 1997 in Phoenix Symphony Hall. Mr. Todd transferred in November 1998, to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band, Miramar, California.

Mr. Todd conducted the 3rd MAW Band during two Southwest Asia Goodwill Tours in 1999 and 2000. While on the tour Mr. Todd conducted the Band in front of many large audiences that included Ambassadors, the Secretary of the Navy, Royal Family members of Persian Gulf Region Counties and numerous other distinguished guests. Mr. Todd completed his Master’s Degree in Business Management at National University in May, 2000. He was promoted to his current rank, Chief Warrant Officer 4, on August 1, 2000.

Although Mr. Todd was preparing to retire during the 2002/2003 time frame, the I Marine Expeditionary Force was called into action against the forces of darkness which led Mr. Todd to voluntarily pull his retirement package so that he might once again serve as part of a force in readiness. The 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band deployed to Kuwait for Operations Southern Watch and Iraqi Freedom where they were utilized primarily as part of the Security Forces located at Al Jaber Air Base. Towards the end of the initial conflict the band was able to perform on numerous occasions, inspiring thousands of Marines, Sailors, Soldiers and Airmen with the sounds of freedom. Mr. Todd final performance as a conductor was in Iraq at an amphitheater in Babylon where Daniel interpreted the handwriting on the wall for King Nebuchadnezzar. On 31 May, 2004 Mr. Todd retired with more than 27 years of total service to the United States of America.

Mr. Todd’s awards and decorations include: the Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal, the Combat Action Ribbon, Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon, the Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, the Meritorious Unit Commendation Ribbon (3rd award), the Good Conduct Medal (3rd award), the National Defense Medal (2nd award), the Southwest Asia Campaign Medal (3rd award), the Humanitarian Service Medal, the Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (6th award); the Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia), the Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait), the Global War on Terrorism Medal (Expeditionary), the Army Service Ribbon, and the Army Overseas Ribbon.

Summary Outline Memorable Watershed Events for Chief Warrant Officer 4 Todd, USMC, Retired

  • Became Instructor Staff on Bass Guitar after only two years of experience
  • Interview in Guitar Player Magazine April 1989 with the group Metallica on the cover
  • Deployment in support of Operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm
  • Deployment in support of Operations Southern Watch and Iraqi Freedom
  • Deployments to: Australia, Canada, England, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Trinidad
  • Deployments to Central Command: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, and United Arab Emirates
  • Mileage traveled for deployments and tours total more than 125,000 miles
  • Commitments and rehearsals total more than 10,598 during 27 years of military music
  • Responsible Officer: gear, equipment, music of four bands totaling more than $5 million
  • Command Performances before Veterans of World War II at Mount Surabachi, Iwo Jima
  • Command Performances before I Marine Expeditionary Force Marines in Babylon
  • Command Performances before three Presidents of the United States
  • Command Performances before Her Majesty the Queen of England and the Royal Court
  • Command Performances before more than 10 Ambassadors of the United States
  • Command Performances before the Secretary of the Navy
  • Command Performances before more than four Commandants of the Marine Corps
  • Command Performances before more than 20 Commanding Generals
  • Officer in Charge of more than 500 Marines throughout Career
  • Principle Conductor for the Composite Marine Band and Young Artist Concert
  • Principle Conductor for the Composite Marine Band and Young Artist Concert at Phoenix Symphony Hall
  • Principle Conductor, Composite West Coast Marine Band for the 2002 Rose Parade
  • Principle Conductor, Composite Fleet Marine Force Band, Escondido Performing Arts Center
  • Principle Conductor, Composite Fleet Marine Force Band, Poway Performing Arts Center
  • Performances before audiences including TV audiences totaling in the 100’s of millions
  • 1 Professional Recording, London, England, 2nd Marine Division Band
  • 1 Professional Recording, Phoenix, Arizona, Composite Marine Band and Young Artists
  • 2 Professional Recordings, Regiment Bagpipe Band and 3D Marine Aircraft Wing Band
  • Host for the 15th Annual West Coast Marine Musicians Birthday Ball
  • 1st Band Officer to deploy for war as the OIC in both the 20th and 21st centuries
  • 1st Band Officer to take a Marine Corps Band to the Middle East for music tour
  • 1st Band Officer to take a Marine Corps Band to Russia
  • 1st Band Officer to take a Marine Corps Band to England
  • 1st Band Officer to take a Marine Corps Band to New Zealand
  • Receiving a Meritorious Service Medal
  • Being selected for and completing the Degree Completion Program at the University of North Texas
  • Having one Marine selected for the Naval Academy
  • Having one Marine selected for the Enlisted Commissioning Program
  • Having one Marine selected for the Degree Completion Program
  • Having two Marines received Meritorious Service Medals
  • Having three Marines selected for the rank of Warrant Officer having previously served under his charge
  • Having numerous Marines selected for positions of leadership in the band field
  • Having three Meritorious Unit Commendation Medals awarded to his bands
  • Having approximately 20 Marines received Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medals
  • Having approximately 30 Marines received Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medals