Jeff DeHart is an Emmy Award Winning comedian, impressionist, and look a like who has performed everywhere from comedy clubs, colleges, cruises, Las Vegas, Tahoe, Reno, Atlantic City to Carnegie Hall. In his comedy act, Jeff blends in many of his over 130 hilarious impressions. Best friend Bob Saget says, "He's one of the funniest impressionists I know." Jeff does quite a few look a likes as well, such as Rod Serling, Johnny Carson, George Burns, Columbo, Jack Nicholson, Groucho and Ed Sullivan. Jeff does Ed in the Sullivan tribute show called "A Really Big Shew". His Carson & Sullivan are great for hosting corporate functions. Jeff's look a like photos & videos are on his profile page.
Price Range: $800 and up
What to Expect
Actor/Comedian Bob Saget said about Jeff, "Jeff DeHart has been a friend of mine for many years. He is one of the nicest people you will ever meet, and he's also one of the funniest impressionists I know. His audiences love him and he keeps them in stitches. Even in the emergency room."
Jeff does many of his over 130 impressions in his act, combining the impressions with stand-up comedy and even a bit of music. Jeff is an all round entertainer with a great reputation for being clean and funny.
Jeff even gets the audience involved when he has an audience member help him with his Johnny Carson impression by acting as Ed McMahon for him.
Jeff DeHart is an actor, comedian, impressionist, and songwriter. While attending Monmouth College in New Jersey, where he majored in drama, he wrote directed and acted in many original one act plays. Jeff was also an active member of several repertory companies where he performed in productions such as Cyrano, Pillow Talk, The Apollo Of Bellac, and Oh What A Lovely War.
Realizing that he had the ability to do stand-up comedy, Jeff worked his way into the New York City clubs, The Improvisation, Catch A Rising Star, and The Comic Strip where performed for almost 2 years before migrating to Mitzi Shore's famous Los Angeles Comedy Store. Jeff was selected by Mitzi Shore to represent the Comedy Store on a nationwide tour where he performed in colleges and universities across the country to standing room only crowds. Jeff has appeared in several films and countless television shows such as "Evening At The Improv", "Showtime", and "HBO". He has even co-hosted "America's Funniest Home Videos" with Bob Saget and has gone on to win an Emmy Award for his acting and impressions. Most recently, Jeff has co-starred with Louise DuArt on a cable tv show called "Cafe DuArt" and acted on the CBS show "Hack" and The History Channel documentary "Mouthpiece-Voice For The Accussed". Jeff has even done some writing for "The Late Show" starring David Letterman.
Jeff is known for his uncanny impression of Rod Serling ("Twilight Zone"), which he's done on national commercials for the Parker Brothers games "Boggle" and "Qubert" and Airborne Courier. Most recently, Jeff did a film for the new Honda motorcyles as Rod Serling. Jeff can also be seen doing his fantastic impression of Ed Sullivan in the ultimate variety show called "A Really Big Shew", produced by Siler & Associates. Recently, while performing as Ed Sullivan with "A Really Big Shew" at the National Auto Convention in San Francisco, Jeff was on stage as Ed Sullivan doing impressions of Jack Nicholson and Clint Eastwood. Jay Leno, who was also on the bill, was backstage laughing hysterically at Jeff's wacky Nicholson and Eastwood impressions.
In his comedy act, Jeff blends in many of his over 130 impressions and his original songs with his hilarious standup. Jeff has performed his act at comedy clubs all over the country as well as Las Vegas, Tahoe, Reno, and Atlantic City where he starred in shows with Merv Griffin and Louise DuArt. He has even had the honor of performing at Carnegie Hall. When he's not doing his act at clubs or corporate dates, Jeff usually takes to the high seas on many famous cruise lines where he has the audiences falling overboard with laughter.
Quite a few of Jeff's 130 impressions are actual look a likes, such as Rod Serling, Johnny Carson, George Burns, Ed Sullivan, Columbo, Jack Nicholson and Groucho Marx. Jeff does many corporate dates as Johnny Carson or Ed Sullivan where he hosts the evening festivities.
Jeff also stars in a comedy variety show called "Variety Tonite" along with the fabulous comic/ventriloquist Pete Michaels who was voted "Ventriloquist Of The Year" in 2006. Together Jeff and Pete do a 90 minute show filled with comedy, impressions, music and ventriloquism which leave their audiences rolling in the aisles with laughter.
Additional Booking Notes
A good sound system with mic, mic stand, monitor, good lighting, a sound tech to run Jeff's music cues.
The audience should be as close to the stage as possible as in a night club setting. There should be a minumal amount of space between the act and the audience.
Jeff has been performing as Ed Sullivan in the Sullivan tribute show "A Really Big Shew" as well as doing Ed Sullivan for The Fab Four Beatle band in Las Vegas and on the road. Jeff is performing with The Temptations as their opening act in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee from May to Dec. 2009.
Mic, Mic stand, monitor, prop table
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