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List of famous male impersonators, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male impersonators list contains the most prominent and top males known for being impersonators. There are thousand of males working as impersonators in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic impersonators have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a impersonator then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male impersonators, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male impersonators?" and "Who are the best male impersonators?"
Sammy Davis, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Impersonators
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Samuel George Davis Jr. (December 8, 1925 – May 16, 1990) was an American singer, musician, dancer, actor, vaudevillian, comedian and activist known for his impressions of actors, musicians and other celebrities. At age three, Davis Jr. began his career in vaudeville with his father Sammy Davis Sr. and the Will Mastin Trio, which toured nationally. After military service, Davis Jr. returned to the trio and became an overnight sensation following a nightclub performance at Ciro's (in West Hollywood) after the 1951 Academy Awards. With the trio, he became a recording artist. In 1954, at the age of 29, he lost his left eye in a car accident. Several years later, he converted to Judaism, finding ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 65 (1925-1990)

Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America

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Rich Little is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Impersonators
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Richard Caruthers Little (born November 26, 1938) is a Canadian-American impressionist and voice actor. He has been nicknamed "The Man of a Thousand Voices". ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 80

Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada

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Frank Caliendo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Impersonators
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Frank Caliendo (born January 19, 1974) is an American comedian and impressionist, best known for his impersonations on the Fox Network television series MADtv, and as the in-house prognosticator for Fox NFL Sunday. Furthermore, he is a recurring guest on the Pardon My Take Podcast, presented by Barstool Sports. In 2007 and 2008, he performed his impersonations on his own show, Frank TV, which aired on TBS. He is known for his impressions and for his frequent appearances on The Bob & Tom Show. He has released six solo CDs. From 2009 to 2011 he had a show at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 41

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Mike Yarwood is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Impersonators
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Michael Edward Yarwood, (born 14 June 1941) is an English impressionist, comedian and actor. He was one of Britain's top-rated entertainers, regularly appearing on television from the 1960s to the 1980s. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 77

Birthplace: Bredbury, United Kingdom

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