Comedy List of Famous Impersonators

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List of famous impersonators, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top impersonators in the world? This includes the most prominent impersonators and impressionists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. You will also enjoy people who impersonated celebrities to commit crimes and the best Christopher Walken impressions (featuring Bradley Cooper). This list of notable impersonators is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic impersonators were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned impersonators.

This list of famous impressionists include celebrity impersonators like Rich Little, Frank Caliendo, Jay Pharoah, and many more. You might have seen many of these comedian impersonators on TV or in film. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known impersonators to the lesser known impersonators of today, these are some of the best professionals in the impersonator field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous impersonators ever?" and "What are the names of famous impersonators?" then you're in the right place. 

Darrell Hammond is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Darrell Hammond is an American actor, stand-up comedian and impressionist. He was a regular on Saturday Night Live from 1995 until 2009, the longest tenure of any cast member in the show's ...more

Kate McKinnon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Kate McKinnon Berthold, commonly known as Kate McKinnon, is an American actress, voice actress, and comedian. She is best known for her sketch comedy work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live ...more

Will Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
John William "Will" Ferrell is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer. Ferrell first established himself in the mid-1990s as a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy show ...more

Jim Carrey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
James Eugene "Jim" Carrey is a Canadian American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and film producer. Carrey has received two Golden Globe Awards. Known for his highly ...more

Steve Coogan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Stephen John "Steve" Coogan is an English actor, stand-up comedian, impressionist, writer, and producer. He began his career in the 1980s, working as a voice artist on the satirical ...more

Rich Little is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Richard Caruthers "Rich" Little is a Canadian-American impressionist and voice actor, nicknamed "The Man of a Thousand Voices," by voice actor Mel Blanc.

Tina Fey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Elizabeth Stamatina "Tina" Fey is an American actress, comedian, writer, and producer. She is best known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live, the ...more

Bradley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Bradley Charles Cooper is an American actor and producer. He has been nominated for four Academy Awards, three for acting and one for producing. He was named the "Sexiest Man Alive" by ...more

Sammy Davis, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Samuel George "Sammy" Davis Jr., was an American entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer, he was also an actor of stage and screen, musician, and impressionist, noted for his ...more

Rob Brydon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Robert Brydon Jones, MBE, known as Rob Brydon, is a Welsh actor, comedian, radio and television presenter, singer and impressionist. He played Dr Paul Hamilton in the Australian/British comedy ...more

Kevin Pollak is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Kevin Elliot Pollak is an American actor, impressionist and comedian. He started performing stand-up comedy at the age of 10 and touring professionally at the age of 20. In 1988, Pollak landed a ...more

Jay Pharoah is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Jared Antonio Farrow, better known by his stage name Jay Pharoah, is an American actor, stand-up comedian, impressionist, rapper, and voice actor. He joined the cast of NBC's Saturday Night Live ...more

Chris Barrie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Chris Barrie is a British actor, comedian and impressionist. He first achieved success as a vocal impressionist, notably in the ITV sketch show Spitting Image. He is best known for his roles as ...more

Frank Caliendo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Frank Caliendo is an American comedian and impressionist, best known for his work on the Fox Network television series MADtv, and as the in-house prognosticator for Fox NFL Sunday. In 2007 and ...more

Fred Travalena is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Frederick Albert "Fred" Travalena III was a U.S. entertainer, specializing in comedy and impressions.

Aries Spears is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Aries Spears is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice artist, and comedian. Spears was a regular on Fox's sketch comedy series MADtv, appearing in 198 episodes, making him the second ...more

Terry Fator is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Terry Wayne Fator is a ventriloquist, impressionist, comedian, and singer from Dallas, Texas. Fator is capable of doing over 100 ventriloquial impersonations, and uses 16 different puppets in ...more

Hugh Dennis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Peter Hugh Dennis is an English comedian, actor, writer, impressionist and voice-over artist, best known for being one half of Punt and Dennis with comedy partner Steve Punt, and playing Pete ...more

Ross Marquand is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Ross Marquand is an American actor from Denver, Colorado. He has appeared on film, stage, and television.

Rory Bremner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Roderick "Rory" Keith Ogilvy Bremner, FKC is a Scottish impressionist and comedian, noted for his work in political satire and impressions of British public figures. He is also known ...more

Frank Gorshin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Frank John Gorshin, Jr. was an American character actor, impressionist, and comedian. He was perhaps best known as an impressionist, with many guest appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show and ...more

Freddie Starr is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Freddie Starr is an English comedian, impressionist, singer and actor. Starr was the lead singer of Merseybeat pop group The Midniters during the early 1960s, and came to prominence in the early ...more

Danny Gans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Daniel Davies Gans was an American singer, comedian and vocal impressionist.

Mario Cantone is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Mario Cantone is an American stand-up comedian, writer and actor, with numerous appearances on Comedy Central including Chappelle's Show. He also played Anthony Marentino on Sex and the City. ...more

Alistair McGowan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Alistair Charles McGowan is an English impressionist, comic, actor, singer and writer best known to British audiences for The Big Impression, which was, for four years, one of BBC1's top-rating ...more