General American Accent and Actor Trainer


Tyler Coppin is one of Australia's early trainers of the General American accent for actors. Starting in 1986, American born and raised Tyler has worked on film and tv productions, for theatre casts, private individual coaching, and teaches group classes in the General American accent and acting. He lives in Melbourne.

Tyler Coppin
General American Accent • Acting Trainer • Actor

A graduate of Sydney's prestigious National Institute of Dramatic Art and a multiple award-winning actor with forty years experience, Tyler knows and respects the work and dedication that's required of an actor. When his own performing schedule allows, he takes great joy assisting actors achieve their goals and watching them grow as artists. He's teamed with actors like Heath Ledger, Magda Szubanski, Joel Edgerton, and Ben Mendelsohn - to name just a few.
Whether you're an actor preparing for pilot season in Los Angeles, a young performer hoping to explore, or a Producer wanting to make sure your American accents sound authentic, Tyler welcomes your enquiry.

Individual coaching sessions in the General American Accent are approximately seventy-five minutes duration. Skype sessions available. Contact for rates and further information.

Tyler Coppin is also available for film and tv projects, and group classes in Gen Am and Acting. Rates are negotiable.



Dark City

Full time on-set coaching Gen Am accent. New Line Cinema. Director Alex Proyas. Starring William Hurt, Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland and Jennifer Connelly. Saturn Award Best Science Fiction Film, National Board of Review (Special Recognition).

Peter Benchley’s The Beast

Pre production and on-set coaching Gen Am accent. International television mini series. NBC, Universal Home Entertainment. Starring William Petersen and Karen Sillas.

Where The Wild Things Are

On-set and private coaching Gen Am accent. Warner Brothers. Director Spike Jonze. Adapted from Maurice Sendak’s best selling children’s book.

The Laramie Project

Production accent coach, USA various. Sandringham College. Individual training of all cast.


ADR, post production Gen Am accent. Kennedy Miller Productions, Universal Pictures. Directed by Chris Noonan, and starring James Cromwell and Magda Szubanski. Golden Globe Award Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy, seven Academy Awards nominations.


Full time on-set coaching Gen Am accent. Produced for the Australian Children’s Television Foundation.

Superman Returns

On-set coaching Gen Am accent. Warner Brothers. Director Bryan Singer. Starring Brandon Routh, Kate Bosworth and Kevin Spacey.

Speed the Plow

Production Gen Am accent coach. Sydney Opera House. Director Neil Armfield. Starring Garry McDonald and Steve Bisley.

Race the Sun

On-set and private coaching Gen Am accent. TriStar Pictures. Starring Halle Berry and James Belushi. With Eliza Dushku, Joel Edgerton, and Casey Affleck.

It Just Stopped

Production Gen Am accent coach. Malthouse Theatre and Company B Belvoir. By Stephen Sewell, directed by Neil Armfield. With Marcus Graham, John Wood, Rebecca Massey and Catherine McClements.


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