Rich Caruthers Little
Born: November 26, 1938
Place of Birth: Ottawa, Ontario
Rich Little was one of three sons whose father was a prominent doctor in Ontario.
As a youngster in school, he would sometimes try to answer questions using his teacher's voice.
He entered the entertainment field as a disc jockey and radio talk show host.
Little appeared on popular TV shows hosted by Judy Garland, Ed Sullivan, Jackie Gleason, Dean Martin, and Glen Campbell.
He became nationally famous with a series of comedy albums entitled "My Fellow Canadians".
In 1975, he became a TV celebrity by hosting his own weekly program, "The Rich Little Show".
Little once performed a TV version of Charles Dickens' "Christmas Carol" where he played all the roles.
His performance in the above earned him an Emmy Award for acting.
Rich Little has mastered as many as 200 different voices.
At one point, because of unfortunate circumstances, he actually dubbed the voices of David Niven and Peter Sellers in their movies
Rich Little is often credited as being the best impressionist in the world.
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