Who's Not Who: Celebrity Impersonators and the People Behind the Curtain

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Who's Not Who by Bea Fogelman is a creative work that presents the author's presentation of performers, agents, producers and a wide array of the people behind the curtain who create the World of Celebrity Impersonations.

Closely following her original book of CopyCats, this sequel, Who's Not Who answers the demand of their fans who have sought to learn more enlightening facts about this aspect of show business. How the performers came to emulate a particular star and how their ...

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Overview

Who's Not Who by Bea Fogelman is a creative work that presents the author's presentation of performers, agents, producers and a wide array of the people behind the curtain who create the World of Celebrity Impersonations.

Closely following her original book of CopyCats, this sequel, Who's Not Who answers the demand of their fans who have sought to learn more enlightening facts about this aspect of show business. How the performers came to emulate a particular star and how their talents are used on stage, movies and television. This book introduces the people who present the Celebrity Impersonator to their audiences; they are the agents, producers, musicians, promotion and others behind the curtain.

She provides an accessible glimpse into the lives of these talented individuals including a diverse assortment of photographs, offering a rich overview of a distinctive subject.

If you have ever seen a show with Celebrity Impersonators, you will love this book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595002092
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/1/2000
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.12 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Table of Contents

Dedication iii
In Memory of v
Other books vii
Acknowledgements ix
Part 1 Celebrity Impersonators
Stacey Allemeier (Britney Spears) 5
Joe Amato (Conway Twitty, Hank Williams, Jr., Frank Sinatra & Rodney Dangerfield 11
Lary Glen Anderson (Johnnie Ray and 150+ others) 15
Ray Anthony (Ritchie Valens) 19
Barbara Bogar (Marilyn Monroe) 23
Larry Branson (Roy Orbison) 27
Bobby Brooks (Jackie Wilson, Stevie Wonder) 31
Ralph J. Chelli (Clark Gable) 37
Will Collins (Liberace) 43
Sherrill Douglas (Patsy Cline) 49
The Edwards Twins (Stars of LaCage) 53
Robert S. Ensler (Dean Martin) 59
James Ferris (Mick Jagger) 65
Michael Firestone (Michael Jackson) 73
Rob Garrett (Neil Diamond&Elvis) 77
Sam Gartner (Groucho Marx) 85
Gisele' (Tina Turner&Diana Ross) 89
Bill Hair (Donald Trump) 93
Franklin Hillman (Willie Nelson) 97
Kelly Kaye (Marilyn Monroe) 101
Sammy Liguori (Robert DeNiro Peter Falk) 107
Frank Marino (Joan Rivers) 113
Richard Martin (Billy Joel) 119
Tara Mc Kee (Whoopi Goldberg) 127
Brenda Miller (Bette Midler) 133
Todd Needham (Jim Carrey) 137
Carroll "Beav" Parker (Ringo Starr) 143
Sherie Rae Parker (Bette Midler, Janis Joplin & Ethel Merman) 151
Lonnie Parlor (Sammy Davis Jr.) 157
Frank Pisani (Jimmy Durante) 161
Carole Reed (Elizabeth Taylor) 167
Grace Rodriguez (Marilyn Monroe, Madonna) 171
Richard Skipper (Judy Garland and Carol Channing) 177
George Trullinger (Buddy Holly&Mick Jagger) 183
Jennifer Virissimo (Cher) 187
Denise Bella Vlasis (Madonna) 191
Ermal Williamson (John Wayne, Gary Cooper) 197
Jay White (Neil Diamond) 203
Part 2 Agents and Producers
Elaine Chez--Chez Company 213
Sandra Clark--Sweet Dreams Productions 221
Linda & John Collins--Classique Productions 227
Dorothy Findlater--Mirror Images, Casting; Doubles, Look-a-likes & Impersonators 233
Fil Jessee--Fil Jessee Specialty Casting 241
Naomi Kolstein--Naomi's World of Entertainment 247
On Stage Entertainment, Inc--Legends in Concert 251
Dawn Rocheleau--Dawn Productions 255
Les Vogt--Legends of Rock 'n' Roll 259
Mitzie Wasyliw--Dew Productions, Ltd. 265
Jim Whirlow--Imagine in Concert 271
Part 3 The Other People Behind the Curtain
Devon Cass--Make-up 283
Justice Howard--Photographer 289
Jay Ramsey--Manager&Band Director 297
Aaron Rosenberg--Hollywood Tours 301
Art Vargas--Orchestra 305
Directory 311
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