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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. 
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Will Ferrell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
John William Ferrell (; born July 16, 1967) is an American actor, comedian, producer, writer and businessman. He first established himself in the mid-1990s as a cast member on the NBC sketch ...more

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

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Steve Coogan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Stephen John Coogan (; born 14 October 1965) is an English actor, comedian, and producer. He began his career in the 1980s, working as a voice artist on the satirical puppet show Spitting Image ...more

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Darrell Hammond is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Darrell Clayton Hammond (born October 8, 1955) is an American actor, stand-up comedian and impressionist. He was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 2009. Upon his ...more

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Dileep is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan Pillai (born 27 October 1967), better known by his stage name Dileep, is an Indian actor, film producer and businessman, who predominantly works in the Malayalam film ...more

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Kevin Pollak is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Kevin Elliot Pollak (born October 30, 1957) is an American actor, impressionist, and comedian. He has appeared in over 80 films; his roles include Sam Weinberg in the legal film A Few Good Men, ...more

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Rob Brydon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Rob Brydon
Robert Brydon Jones, (born 3 May 1965) is a Welsh comedian, actor, radio and television presenter, singer and impressionist. He played Dr Paul Hamilton in the Australian/British comedy series ...more

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

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Dave Coulier is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Dave Coulier
David Alan Coulier (born September 21, 1959) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, impressionist television host and private pilot. He is well known for playing Joey Gladstone on ...more

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Mario Cantone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Mario Cantone (born December 9, 1959) is an American comedian, writer and actor, with numerous appearances on Comedy Central including Chappelle's Show. He also played Anthony Marentino on Sex ...more

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Frank Gorshin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Frank John Gorshin Jr. (April 5, 1933 – May 17, 2005) was an American character actor, impressionist, and comedian. He was perhaps best known as an impressionist, with many guest appearances on ...more

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Danny Gans is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Danny Davies Gans (October 25, 1956 – May 1, 2009) was an American singer, comedian and vocal impressionist.
Alistair McGowan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Alistair Charles McGowan (born 24 November 1964) is an English impressionist, comic, actor, singer and writer best known to British audiences for The Big Impression (formerly Alistair McGowan's ...more
Hugh Dennis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Peter Hugh Dennis (born 13 February 1962), known professionally as Hugh Dennis, is an English comedian, actor, writer, impressionist and voice-over artist, best known for being one half of Punt ...more
Stanley Baxter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Stanley Baxter (born 24 May 1926) is an award-winning Scottish actor and impressionist, known for his popular British television comedy shows The Stanley Baxter Show, Baxter On..., Time For ...more

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Bobby Moynihan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Robert Michael Moynihan Jr. (born 1977) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, writer and impressionist, who was a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 2008 until 2017.
Jim Meskimen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
James Ross Meskimen (born September 10, 1959) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor and impressionist. He is also known for his voice-over work in video games.
Jay Pharoah is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Jared Antonio Farrow (born October 14, 1987), better known by his stage name Jay Pharoah, is an American actor, stand-up comedian, impressionist, and rapper. He joined the cast of NBC's Saturday ...more

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Jaaved Jaffrey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Syed Javed Ahmed Jaffrey (born 4 December 1963) is an Indian actor, voice actor, dancer, comedian, impressionist known for his work in several Bollywood films and Indian television shows. His ...more
Nicolas Canteloup is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Nicolas Canteloup
Nicolas Canteloup (born in Mérignac, Gironde on 4 November 1963) is a French impressionist.
Freddie Starr is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Freddie Starr (born Frederick Leslie Fowell; 9 January 1943 – 9 May 2019) was an English stand up comedian, impressionist, singer and actor. Starr was the lead singer of Merseybeat pop group the ...more

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Anne-Marie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Anne-Marie Johnson (born July 18, 1960) is an American actress and impressionist, who has starred in film and on television. She is known for her roles as Nadine Hudson Thomas on What's ...more

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Suraj Venjaramoodu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Suraj Venjaramood (born 30 June 1976) is an Indian film actor, impressionist, and television presenter, who works in Malayalam films and television. He has mostly done comedic roles, ...more
Bobby Davro is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
Robert Christopher Nankeville, known professionally as Bobby Davro (born 13 September 1958 in Ashford, Middlesex) is an English actor and comedian. He made his television debut in 1981. In 1983, ...more
Kaye Ballard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Impressionists
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