Why hire Ron Butler - Barack Obama Impersonator?
The original and best Barack Obama impersonator. Hollywood actor as seen on True Jackson VP, Jimmy Kimmel Live, How I Met Your Mother, Boston Legal, and Gray's Anatomy. Performed as Obama for Toshiba, Kia, Toyota, U.S. Dept of Defense, & many more.
Ron started working regularly as an actor in 1990. In addition to impersonating the president, he currently appears regularly on a Nickelodeon family sit-com.
Ron began impersonating Barack Obama in early 2007, before the President had announced his candidacy. In addition to looking like Obama, he is a trained improv performer, and writes comic sketches and song parodies. He is available for personal appearances and photo-ops, and can also provide customized comedy, speeches, and presentations.
"Meeting Planners: Ron is a talent you cannot miss. He turned our typical business meeting into a true event people cannot stop talking about. Impersonating President Barak Obama, Ron was able to win over our Republican majority crowd with his endearing personality and bipartisan humor." MM - Director of Communications
Ron Butler: Barack Obama Impersonator
The ease and dry wit of the President is an overriding influence in Ron's characterization. The show is structured like a variety show with songs, sketches, monologues, and games that incorporate the sponsors (host, company, special guest, etc.). The segments are mixed, matched, and customized to meet the needs and budget of each client.
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 5 - 20 minutes
A typical performance lasts anywhere from 10 to 40 minutes depending on the client event. His shows include musical parodies, multimedia presentations, simulated game shows, and general speaking. Always tasteful and bi-partisan, Mr. Butler excels in customizing material for each event (roasts, corporate retreats, motivational seminars, private parties, etc). Ron is also available for a All a meet & greet photo session at every event.
Ron is a seasoned entertainer. He's been a working actor, recording artist, and writer for over twenty years. He brings warmth, laughter, professionalism, and a thorough attention to detail to every gig. Your event won't just be a blast -- he'll help make it a smash success.
iPod connection or DVD player
Project/screen/remote or computer interface
Performances are tailored to both audience and budget. The following items make for the best appearance. (This list is not exhaustive, and each event is subject to its own rider).
- American flag
- Podiums (2)
- Wireless microphone
- iPod hookup or CD player
- Projector/screen/remote for Powerpoint OR
projector with computer interface
Past Booked Dates:
03-19-2013 — Tick Tock Too (Feature Film)
03-15-2013 — The Wills Group (Williamsburg, VA)
11-06-2012 — Appririo (Las Vegas, NV)
11-05-2012 — Craig Michaels (Indian Wells, CA)
10-26-2012 — Planned Parenthood (Philadelphia, PA)
10-23-2012 — The Final Debate (Warren Zide, L.A.)
10-19-2012 — Virginia Assoc. of Community Banks (Williamsburg, VA)
10-13-2012 — Lauren Taveras music video (L.A.)
09-18-2012 — Texas Asphalt (Austin, TX)
09-13-2012 — United Way (Dallas, TX)
07-23-2012 — DOD Education Symposium/Expo
06-22-2012 — OPEI Annual Board Meeting
06-05-2012 — Annie Holloway Events
04-28-2012 — AFSCME 13
12-10-2011 — Pacific Premiere Bank
08-29-2011 — Goldberg (Private Party)
06-04-2011 — Nebraska Cattleman's Ball (West Point, NE)
05-16-2011 — Monty J. Bennett (Private Function)
05-15-2011 — Toshiba Electronics
11-27-2010 — Goldberg (Private Party)
09-08-2010 — Millward Brown/SMGKRC (Warsaw, Poland - video)
08-28-2010 — Canoe Hospitality (Los Angeles, CA)
08-06-2010 — National Black Nurses Assocation (San Diego, CA)
05-19-2010 — Fianzas Monterray (Universal City, CA)
03-25-2010 — 2 Filles Le Matin (TV, Montreal, Canada)
03-09-2010 — SOLO! Webisode series (Hollywood, CA)
01-16-2010 — PURE Nightclub (Las Vegas, NV)
11-10-2009 — Algorithme Pharma (Los Angeles, CA)
10-17-2009 — Brylcreem (Print ad)
10-16-2009 — Jimmy Kimmel Live
07-10-2009 — The Kia Store (TV Spot)
06-26-2009 — Kia of Westchester (TV Spot)
06-09-2009 — Central Kia (TV Spot)
05-01-2009 — North Hills Toyota (TV spot)
2008: 14 gigs
2009: 16 gigs
2010: 8 gigs
2011: 5 gigs
2012: 3 gigs
Available for Your
Convention, Corporate Event, Private Party
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