The greatest Willy Wonka impersonator in the United States. Available for parties, conventions, publicity events. Approved by Johnny Depp himself, Tim Burton gave an additional approval. Both of whom are approved through Warner Brothers, Nestle/ Wonka, & The Dahl estate. Offeres competitive rates. Reliable, professional and perfect for your Hollywood, Candy, Wonka themed party or event.
A++++ Performer! Professional, witty, and very charming.
Richie stole the show and drove a record amount of people to our booth at a convention of over 14,000 people. He impressed everyone with his witty comebacks and hilarious conversations with guests. He plays Wonka like nobody I have ever seen before. I would more than love to work with him again in the future. He engaged with visitors, maintained his professionalism and stayed in character the entire time. Go for it, you will be impressed.
Convention in Chicago, IL
Jun 17, 2013
Johnny Depp Impersonator
Smart, congenial and creative...what more could you ask?
Luncheon/Tea in San Francisco, CA
Nov 22, 2011
Excellent! This guy IS Willy Wonka!
I hired "Willy Wonka" for my kids birthday party and this guy was great. He interacted very well with both the adults and the kids and had funny material for any question/comment. He was also kind enough to stay for pictures with all the kids that wanted a photo. I hope to hire him again soon!
Birthday Party in Encino, CA
Feb 1, 2013
Johnny Depp Impersonator
AMAzing performance and costume!
Your professional appearance and attitude was most appreciated on set of the video "Moon is Shining in your Eyes" Your performance grew rave reviews and questions.. Who is that guy? I said " That guy is Ritchie Lillard"!!! Thank you and I wish you continued success in your career endeavors. Michelle Galletto
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Typical Gig: 180 - 600 minutes
Fee: Contact for rates
Available for autograph signings, publicity events, parties ( corporate), Parties private, Telegrams, appearances. birthdays, etc. whatever your need may be.
Willy Wonka Impersonator
Actor Richie Lillard IS Willy Wonka. Classically trained actor. From London; England, To Corfu Greece, to performances in Las Vegas, Richie Lillard has brought down the house. Met with much joy Richie Lillard ( as Willy Wonka) can make even the toughest nut to crack, smile.Stays in character for the entire length of performance, wether booked for three hours or all day. Actor Richie Lillard is perfect for your event. AS Willy Wonka, Richie has performed before the Sultan of Brunei, Katy Perry, Betsy Johnson, and has made several appearances on television.
The team providing the talent:
Johnny Depp/ Willy Wonka
Influences & Inspiration
actor Richie Lillard is a trained Ballet Dancer, A professional makeup artist, costumer, with a major background in comedy and improv. His many live events have given him a quick wit like none other.
From a simple chair to full-blown stage and lighting, there are certain configurations and needs that many performers and service providers require in order to provide the best possible experience at your event. Get a free quote request to check with Willy Wonka Impersonator to find out what their setup requirements are.