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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 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

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Kate McKinnon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Kate McKinnon 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
Will Ferrell 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
Jim Carrey 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
Steve Coogan 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
Rich Little 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
Tina Fey 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 Cooper 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
Sammy Davis, Jr. 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
Rob Brydon 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 Pollak 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
Jay Pharoah 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 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 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
Fred Travalena Frederick Albert "Fred" Travalena III was a U.S. entertainer, specializing in comedy and impressions.

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Aries Spears is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Aries Spears 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 Fator 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
Hugh Dennis 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 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
Rory Bremner 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 Gorshin 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 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
Danny Gans 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 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 McGowan 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

James Adomian is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
James Adomian James Adomian an American stand-up comedian, actor, and impressionist. He is best known for his work on Comedy Bang Bang, Last Comic Standing and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson where he ...more

Kevin Spacey is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Kevin Spacey Kevin Spacey Fowler, better known as Kevin Spacey, is an American actor, film director, writer, producer, and comedian. He began his career as a stage actor during the 1980s, before being cast ...more

Josh Robert Thompson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Josh Robert Thompson Josh Robert Thompson is an American actor, voice actor, impressionist and comedian. Thompson is known for his celebrity impressions, including Robert De Niro, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Wilford ...more

Jim Meskimen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Jim Meskimen James Ross "Jim" Meskimen is an American stand-up comedian, actor, impressionist, voice artist, and comedian. He is known for his work on Whose Line Is It Anyway?.

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Louise DuArt is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Louise DuArt Louise DuArt, is an American comedian and impersonator. She began her career on the children's show The Krofft Supershow playing "Nashville", a member of the fictional band Kaptain ...more

Marilyn Michaels is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Marilyn Michaels Marilyn Michaels is a comedian, singer, actress, impressionist, author, and composer.

Dave Coulier is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Dave Coulier Dave Coulier is the father of actor David Alan Coulier.

Ronni Ancona is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Ronni Ancona Ronni Ancona is a Scottish actress, impressionist and author. She first became well known as a result of appearing in the BBC's BAFTA award winning The Big Impression alongside Alistair

Mike Yarwood is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Mike Yarwood Mike Yarwood, OBE, in Bredbury, Cheshire is an English impressionist and comedian. He was one of Britain's top-rated entertainers, regularly appearing on television from the mid-1960s to the ...more

Steve Bridges is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Steve Bridges Steve Bridges was an American comedian, impressionist, and actor who "developed a repertoire of over 200 impressions, including TV characters Barney Fife and Homer Simpson, broadcasters Tom ...more

Melissa Villasenor is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Melissa Villasenor Melissa Villasenor is a stand up comedian and voice impressionist. She grew up in Los Angeles and started stand up at 15 at Comedy Camp. She is a regular at the Comedy Store, the Improv comedy ...more

Pokwang is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Pokwang Marietta Subong, better known by her stage name Pokwang is a Filipina comedienne, actress, TV host, singer, impersonator and salon co-owner. She started in a reality show in ABS-CBN and ...more

Pooh is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Pooh Reynold Garcia, known as Pooh, is a Filipino actor, comedian, impersonator, singer, host. He is known for currently starring in the comedy gag show Banana Split. He is also known for ...more

Phil Cool is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Phil Cool Phil Cool is an English comedian, impressionist and musician.

Awilda Carbia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Awilda Carbia Awilda Carbia was an actress, comedian, and impersonator.

Greg London is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Greg London Greg London is an American singer, entertainer and impressionist. After a solo hit show in London's West End, he enjoyed a lengthy residency in Reno, Nevada before announcing his move to the Las ...more

Jon Culshaw is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Jon Culshaw Jonathan Peter Culshaw is an English impressionist and comedian, best known for his work on the BBC Radio 4 and BBC Two show Dead Ringers from 2000 until 2007. He has appeared on the ITV show ...more

Gene Greytak is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Gene Greytak Gene Greytak was a retired real estate broker, made a career as an actor by impersonating Pope John Paul II because of his facial resemblance to the pontiff. Greytak was Catholic, and had at ...more

Jason Gainza is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Jason Gainza Jayson Gainza is a Filipino, actor, impersonator and former reality show contestant. Gainza was the first runner-up in Pinoy Big Brother. He garnered 312,258 votes, equal to 27.5% of the total ...more

Paul Burling is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Paul Burling Paul Burling is a British impressionist. A veteran of show business for 25 years, having worked in voiceover, radio and pantomime, he rose to national attention as a finalist of the fourth ...more

Reggie Brown is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Reggie Brown Reginald D. "Reggie" Brown is an American comedic impersonator and look-alike of U.S. President Barack Obama. Reggie Brown is best known for the controversy surrounding his performance ...more

Jon Clegg is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Impersonators
Jon Clegg Jonathan "Jon" Clegg is a British comedian and impressionist, best known for finishing seventh in the eighth series of Britain's Got Talent.