How to Sound Polished and Professional. Drop the "uptalk" and the baby voice. When everything you say sounds like a question or you sound like a little kid, you can come off as insecure and puerile. Click through for more advice from Molly Triffin of Daily Worth.
The real Betty Boop was a black actress/singer named Esther Jones. Her stage name was "Baby Esther." A white woman named Helen Kane saw her act, stole the look, baby voice routine and called herself "Betty Boop."
Actor/writer/director Lake Bell talks about her new feature In a World (about the voiceover industry) and about women's voices. http://www.buzzfeed.com/jordanzakarin/lake-bell-in-a-world-sexy-baby-voice