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Over 200 Voices!

25 Apr

How many of you are familiar with impressionist Rich Little?  Did you also know that he was born right here in Ottawa (Canada’s capital)? I would like to introduce you to him today.

Little was born on November 26, 1938.  Little was an usher at the Elgin Movie Theatre in Ottawa where he would perfect his voices while standing at the back of the theatre. He started his amateur acting career at Ottawa’s Little Theatre, winning his first acting award at the Eastern Ontario Drama Festival in Deep River, Ontario.

In 1979, Little recorded, on videotape, a one-man adaption of A Christmas Carol called Rich Little’s Christmas Carol.  You can purchase this, with other recordings, from his official website at Rich Little.com.

The best way to show just how talented he is, allow me to show you a few YouTube videos that showcases some of his appearances.

An interview with Rich little:

There are so many more on YouTube. I’d do a search on the site to find more. His best work, in my opinion, is when he was performing at roasts. I hope you’ve all enjoyed this.

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17 Comments

Posted by on April 25, 2015 in Canadian, Funny, Reblogged, YouTube

 

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17 responses to “Over 200 Voices!

  1. L. Marie

    April 30, 2015 at 11:11 am

    I didn’t know he was born in Ottawa. That’s awesome. An amazing talent.

     
    • tkmorin

      April 30, 2015 at 10:23 pm

      He really is! 🙂

       
  2. Gypsy Bev

    April 25, 2015 at 10:58 pm

    A mega-talented individual! We could use some of that humor today.

     
  3. The Canadian Cats

    April 25, 2015 at 8:54 pm

    Rich Little…I haven’t seen or thought of him in many years. Now, he was a riot. No swearing ….just plain funny! Beat this comedians of today.

    Jean

     
  4. weggieboy

    April 25, 2015 at 2:56 pm

    Yet another famous Canadian I didn’t associate with your country! You Canadians are everywhere! 🙂

     
    • tkmorin

      April 25, 2015 at 8:43 pm

      Now, just in the U.S.! LOL. I’m sure I can surprise you with a few others! 🙂

       
    • The Canadian Cats

      April 25, 2015 at 8:51 pm

      We are my friend….we dabble in everything.

      Shoko

       
  5. gpcox

    April 25, 2015 at 1:39 pm

    Rich Little is an all-time favorite!! He could certainly teach today’s comedians a thing or two about what’s funny!

     
    • tkmorin

      April 25, 2015 at 2:52 pm

      It certainly was “clean” comedy. I wish he’d return to Ottawa for a performance. 🙂

       
  6. extexanwannabee

    April 25, 2015 at 12:56 pm

    Brings back the old days when simpler entertainment was enough.

     
    • tkmorin

      April 25, 2015 at 2:47 pm

      Doesn’t it though?

       
  7. Cats at the Bar.org and Back Home in Bromont.com

    April 25, 2015 at 12:15 pm

    Loved him! I was lucky enough to see him live in Montreal, way back when. 🙂

     

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