What Is Rich Little Famous For?


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Rich Little is a comedian known for his impersonations, earning him the nickname "The Man of a Thousand Voices." He can do impersonations of about 200 different people, including Richard Nixon, Jimmy Stewart, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Clint Eastwood and Johnny Carson.

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Little was born in Ottawa, Canada, on Nov. 26, 1938. He began his career performing comedy in nightclubs. Over the years, Little has studied the voices or many celebrities and politicians to create his impersonations. He has impersonated George Burns, Dean Martin and Truman Capote. Little also has appeared in TV shows such as "Hawaii Five-O" and "The Flying Nun" and specials such as "Rich Little's Christmas Carol."

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