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List of famous impressionists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top impressionists in the world? This includes the most prominent impressionists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable impressionists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic impressionists 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 impressionists.

List people range from Will Ferrell to Rich Little. Featuring funny impressionist comedians, good impressionist comics, and more, this list has it all. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known impressionists to the lesser known impressionists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the impressionist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous impressionists ever?" and "What are the names of famous impressionists?" then you're in the right place. 
Will Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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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 Saturday Night Live, and has subsequently starred in comedy films such as Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Talladega Nights, Blades of Glory, and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. He is considered a member of the "Frat Pack", a generation of leading Hollywood comic actors who emerged in the late 1990s and the 2000s including Jack Black, Ben Stiller, Steve Carell, Vince Vaughn, and brothers Owen and Luke Wilson. ...more

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Rich Little is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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Richard Caruthers "Rich" Little is a Canadian-American impressionist and voice actor, nicknamed "The Man of a Thousand Voices," by voice actor Mel Blanc. ...more

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Steve Coogan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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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 puppet show Spitting Image. In the early 1990s, he began creating original comic characters, leading him to win the Perrier Award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In 1999, he co-founded the production company Baby Cow Productions. While working with Armando Iannucci on The Day Today and On the Hour, Coogan created his most developed and popular character, Alan Partridge, a socially awkward and politically incorrect regional media personality. He featured in several television series, which earned him three BAFTA ...more

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Darrell Hammond is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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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 history. Upon his departure, Hammond, at age 53, was also the oldest cast member in the show's history. Hammond has made more SNL appearances than any other cast member and has impersonated more than 107 celebrities, with Bill Clinton as his most frequent impression. Hammond held the record for most impressions done by a cast member with 107, until being beaten by Kenan Thompson on May 3, 2014. As of December 10, 2011, he had appeared on the show eight times since leaving the cast. On September 19, 2014, ...more

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