Comedians List of Famous Impressionists

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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
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

Rich Little is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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.

Steve Coogan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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

Darrell Hammond is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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

Dileep is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Dileep Dileep is an Indian film actor, singer, impressionist and producer. He has been featured in more than a 100 Malayalam films. Dileep started his film career as an assistant director to Kamal in ...more

Kevin Pollak is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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

Rob Brydon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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

Frank Caliendo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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

David Alan Coulier is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
David Alan Coulier David Alan "Dave" Coulier is an American comedian, actor, impressionist, voice actor, and television host. He became known in the late 1980s and the early 1990s for playing Joey ...more

Mario Cantone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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

Frank Gorshin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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

Danny Gans is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Danny Gans Daniel Davies Gans was an American singer, comedian and vocal impressionist.

Alistair McGowan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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

Hugh Dennis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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

Stanley Baxter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Stanley Baxter Stanley Baxter is an award winning Scottish actor and impressionist, known for his highly popular British television comedy shows The Stanley Baxter show, Baxter On..., Time For Baxter, The ...more

Bobby Moynihan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Bobby Moynihan Robert Lee Moynihan, Jr., professionally known as Bobby Moynihan, is an American actor and comedian, and since 2008 a cast member on Saturday Night Live.

Jim Meskimen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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?.

Jay Pharoah is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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

Jaaved Jaffrey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Jaaved Jaffrey Jaaved Jaaffery is an actor.

Nicolas Canteloup is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Nicolas Canteloup Nicolas Canteloup is a French impressionist.

Freddie Starr is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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

Anne-Marie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Anne-Marie Johnson Anne-Marie Johnson is an American actress and impressionist who has starred in film and on television. Anne-Marie Johnson is perhaps best known for her roles as Nadine Hudson Thomas on What's ...more

Suraj Venjaramoodu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Suraj Venjaramoodu Suraj Venjaramood is a National Award winning Indian film actor and impersonator who has starred in over 100 Malayalam films. He mainly plays comedy roles, though he has played some character ...more

Bobby Davro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Bobby Davro Bobby Davro is an English actor and comedian best known for his work as an impressionist. He made his television debut in 1981, but it wasn't until 1983 that he made his television breakthrough ...more

Kaye Ballard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Kaye Ballard Kaye Ballard is an American musical theatre and television actress, comedienne and singer.

John Byner is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
John Byner John Byner is an American actor, comedian, and impressionist who has had a lengthy television and movie career. His voice work includes the cartoon series The Ant and the Aardvark, in which the ...more

André-Philippe Gagnon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
André-Philippe Gagnon André-Philippe Gagnon is a Canadian comedian and impressionist. He has been married to Marie-Claude Chantal since the late 1980s. His impressionist act is unique for his specialized ...more

Koichi Yamadera is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Koichi Yamadera Kōichi Yamadera is a Japanese voice actor, actor, tarento, narrator, master of ceremonies and impressionist from Shiogama, Miyagi Prefecture. He graduated from Tohoku Gakuin University's ...more

Rory Bremner is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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

Josh Robert Thompson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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

Show Luo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Show Luo Show Luo is a Taiwanese actor, singer, and host. He is commonly known by his Chinese nickname Xiao Zhu.

Reynolds Beal is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Reynolds Beal Reynolds Beal was an American Impressionist and Modernist artist. The elder brother of painter Gifford Beal, Reynolds was born in New York City. He and his brother Gifford spent their summers at ...more

Carlos Alazraqui is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Carlos Alazraqui Carlos Jaime Alazraqui is an American stand-up comedian, actor, singer, impressionist, voice artist, and comedian, possibly best known as Deputy James Garcia on Reno 911!. His extensive ...more

Stuart J Smith is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Impressionists

Venu Madhav is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Venu Madhav Venu Madhav is a comedy actor in Tollywood born near Kodad in the Nalgonda district of Andhra Pradesh. He has acted in many movies in Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam Languages. Besides an actor, he ...more

Julie McWhirter is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Julie McWhirter Julie McWhirter is an American voice actress and impressionist best known for her work as Jeannie in the animated version of Jeannie and as Bubbles in Jabberjaw.

Wong Cho-lam is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Wong Cho-lam Wong Cho Lam is a Hong Kong artiste currently working for TVB. He works as a stage actor, stage director, television actor, voice actor, DJ, television host, composer, lyricist, script writer ...more

Maciej Stuhr is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Maciej Stuhr Maciej Stuhr is a Polish actor, comedian and impressionist, also a psychologist. He established the cabaret Po Żarcie. He is a son of a prominent Polish actor Jerzy Stuhr. Among others, he is ...more

Iman Crosson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Iman Crosson Iman Crosson, better known by his stage name Alphacat, is an American actor, impressionist and YouTube personality and is known for his impersonations of U.S. President Barack Obama and his ...more

Ronni Ancona is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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

Mervat Amin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Mervat Amin Mervat Amin, is an Egyptian actress in El-Menya in Egypt. Her father is Egyptian and her mother Scottish. During the seventies her mom was the Head of the Elementary School of El Nasr School ...more

Phil Cornwell is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Phil Cornwell Philip "Phil" Cornwell is an English comedian, actor, impressionist and writer. He is probably best known as being part of the Dead Ringers television and radio series. Cornwell has ...more

Chiaki is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Chiaki Chiaki, Full name Chiaki Fujimoto, is a Japanese tarento whose career ranges from singing, baby clothes designing, to voice acting, and other similar pursuits in the entertainment industry.

Louise DuArt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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

Enn Reitel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Enn Reitel Enn Reitel is a Scottish actor and impressionist who specializes in voice work.

Terry Fator is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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

Jon Culshaw is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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

Liane Foly is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Liane Foly Liane Foly is a popular French blues and jazz singer, actress, presenter and impressionist.

Stefan Pejic is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Stefan Pejic Stefan Pejic is a Welsh actor, comedian, singer, and entertainer born in Neath and raised in Swansea, Wales. He is a former Butlins redcoat.

Phil Cool is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Phil Cool Phil Cool is an English comedian, impressionist and musician.