Voiceover is one of the most divisive tools in all of the screenwriting industry. When it works, we get a clear picture of a character’s inner thoughts or a narrator’s version of the story. When it doesn’t, the story drags and can be confusing. The acting profession offers many formats and media types in which to display your performing talent. As an actress, you may be able to work in TV commercials, stage plays, films, live events and more. Understanding what actresses do on a regular basis and what they need to be successful in an acting career can help better prepare you. In this article, we discuss job duties and expected salary of an actress, as well as the necessary education, steps and tools you’ll need to become one.