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Holly Beavon Marilyn, Madonna & Felicity Shagwell

Holly Beavon Marilyn, Madonna & Felicity Shagwell

5 reviews
Holly Beavon Marilyn, Madonna & Felicity Shagwell
5/5 stars – based on 5 reviews

About Holly Beavon Marilyn, Madonna & Felicity Shagwell

Currently nominated as the World's Best Lookalike! Over 50 TV & Film credits. Holly's won the Hollywood Entertainment Museum Contest, the Lookalike Industry's "Reel Award", and is approved by the Marilyn estate. Her professional experience as a Celebrity Look-Alike, actress, singer and voice-over talent has blossomed into a busy international career from movie sets, TV stages and live theater to high profile corporate and private events. Holly performs as Marilyn Monroe, Madonna, Felicity Shagwell (Heather Graham) from the Austin Powers' Film "The Spy Who Shagged Me", and on occasion, Bette Davis and Carole Lombard.

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Marilyn Monroe Impersonator in Los Angeles, CA
My sister, brother and I hired Holly to help us celebrate our dad's 90th birthday on June 30th in a private room at Beckam's Grill in Pasadena, CA.. What a show! Holly wasn't there that night, but Marilyn Monroe was. She was beautiful, funny, witty AND a great singer. My dad loved it and everyone at the party (31 of us) were soooo impressed and very happy to get our photos taken with her. It was so fun to actually get to talk to Marylin Monroe.....not once did Holly drop the Marylin persona. Holly is a great entertainer. She's very professional and fun to work with. If you invite her to do your next special event, you won't be sorry!
Birthday Party in Pasadena, CA
5 / 5 stars

ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL!

My sister, brother and I hired Holly to help us celebrate our dad's 90th birthday on June 30th in a private room at Beckam's Grill in Pasadena, CA.. What a show! Holly wasn't there that night, but Marilyn Monroe was. She was beautiful, funny, witty AND a great singer. My dad loved it and everyone at the party (31 of us) were soooo impressed and very happy to get our photos taken with her. It was so fun to actually get to talk to Marylin Monroe.....not once did Holly drop the Marylin persona. Holly is a great entertainer. She's very professional and fun to work with. If you invite her to do your next special event, you won't be sorry!

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Reviewer: Pat H.
Event: Birthday Party in Pasadena, CA
Event Date: Jun 30, 2012
Hired As: Marilyn Monroe Impersonator
Marilyn Monroe Impersonator in Los Angeles, CA
Holly was the hit of the dinner concert event on the Central Coast of CA! Her look, dress, hair, body language, voice, and even her sense of humor was oh so wonderfully Marilyn Monroe. She was beautiful and charming as she sang and riffed comedy with the audience on stage. Then she mingled with the dinner crowd to the delight of all. She even did some swing dancing with some lucky guys. Nobody wanted to leave without getting their picture taken with her, including an older gentlemen who had met the real Marilyn! When you can impress someone who has seen the real thing, that is something. Thank you Holly for making the evening extra special. It would not have been the same without you.
Concert Venue in Cayucos, CA
5 / 5 stars

Stunning, charming, spot on Marilyn! The hit of the evening!

Holly was the hit of the dinner concert event on the Central Coast of CA! Her look, dress, hair, body language, voice, and even her sense of humor was oh so wonderfully Marilyn Monroe. She was beautiful and charming as she sang and riffed comedy with the audience on stage. Then she mingled with the dinner crowd to the delight of all. She even did some swing dancing with some lucky guys. Nobody wanted to leave without getting their picture taken with her, including an older gentlemen who had met the real Marilyn! When you can impress someone who has seen the real thing, that is something. Thank you Holly for making the evening extra special. It would not have been the same without you.

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Reviewer: Thomas S.
Event: Concert Venue in Cayucos, CA
Event Date: Jul 1, 2011
Marilyn Monroe Impersonator in Los Angeles, CA
Holly won the lead role for a cable tv pilot episode I shot. It was a very demanding role with little rehearsal time available. Holly was a stone-cold pro in taking direction and exchanging ideas. Her dedication and range were impressive and very easy to work with. Her talent as an impersonator belies a much deeper acting talent. Every director should be so lucky to work with actors like Holly.
Casting Call in Los Angeles, CA
5 / 5 stars

Review by Daniel B.

Holly won the lead role for a cable tv pilot episode I shot. It was a very demanding role with little rehearsal time available. Holly was a stone-cold pro in taking direction and exchanging ideas. Her dedication and range were impressive and very easy to work with. Her talent as an impersonator belies a much deeper acting talent. Every director should be so lucky to work with actors like Holly.

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Reviewer: Daniel B.
Organization: Finest Hour Entertainment
Event: Casting Call in Los Angeles, CA
Event Date: Nov 6, 2010
Hired As: Actress
Marilyn Monroe Impersonator in Los Angeles, CA
I am an author who had been an actor until the early 1960's. Marilyn Monroe was a friend, our sporadic acquaintanceship spanned the years from 1953 (when I first met Marilyn) until 1960 when we were to have starred in a film together, THE STRIPPER, at 20th Century Fox studios. I have authored a book of memoirs about Marilyn, INSIDE MARILYN MONROE, published in 2007, based on my relationship with her. I have been a keynote speaker at a number of Memorials for Marilyn, and met Holly Beavon at a fan-based get-together celebrating Marilyn's birthday. Over the years I have encountered a number of Marilyn impersonators, and has never overly impressed. I found there was something usually missing in the individuals (apart from the blonde wigs and 'Marilyn-like' dresses). What I found lacking was a sort of internal energy--something radiating from the individual apart from the surface glamor. Holly Beavon possessed this energy. It was as though once again, after all the years, I was experiencing Marilyn. It is a feeling that far transcends the surface energy and mannerisms presented by others attempting to portray Marilyn. Holly and I posed for a photograph present at the party, and he asked that we kiss. It was a strange moment--for those few seconds, it was as though at least 47 years dissolved.
Wedding Engagement in Los Angeles, CA
5 / 5 stars

Review by John G.

I am an author who had been an actor until the early 1960's. Marilyn Monroe was a friend, our sporadic acquaintanceship spanned the years from 1953 (when I first met Marilyn) until 1960 when we were to have starred in a film together, THE STRIPPER, at 20th Century Fox studios. I have authored a book of memoirs about Marilyn, INSIDE MARILYN MONROE, published in 2007, based on my relationship with her. I have been a keynote speaker at a number of Memorials for Marilyn, and met Holly Beavon at a fan-based get-together celebrating Marilyn's birthday. Over the years I have encountered a number of Marilyn impersonators, and has never overly impressed. I found there was something usually missing in the individuals (apart from the blonde wigs and 'Marilyn-like' dresses). What I found lacking was a sort of internal energy--something radiating from the individual apart from the surface glamor. Holly Beavon possessed this energy. It was as though once again, after all the years, I was experiencing Marilyn. It is a feeling that far transcends the surface energy and mannerisms presented by others attempting to portray Marilyn. Holly and I posed for a photograph present at the party, and he asked that we kiss. It was a strange moment--for those few seconds, it was as though at least 47 years dissolved.

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Reviewer: John G.
Event: Wedding Engagement in Los Angeles, CA
Event Date: Jun 4, 2009
Marilyn Monroe Impersonator in Los Angeles, CA
Holly Bevon as Madonna was AMAZING!! She looked and sounded just like MADONNA! WOW! Her Madonna look bought tears to my eyes. Extrodinary, sweet and brought the house down at my 40th birthday party. She was loved by all that night! She made my party a success! Thank you Holly Bevon or better known as MADONNA!
Birthday Party in Canoga Park, CA
5 / 5 stars

Review by Jitendra K.

Holly Bevon as Madonna was AMAZING!! She looked and sounded just like MADONNA! WOW! Her Madonna look bought tears to my eyes. Extrodinary, sweet and brought the house down at my 40th birthday party. She was loved by all that night! She made my party a success! Thank you Holly Bevon or better known as MADONNA!

Overall
Reviewer: Jitendra K.
Event: Birthday Party in Canoga Park, CA
Event Date: Sep 25, 2010

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 15 - 480 minutes
  • Fee: $250 and up
  • Languages: English
  • Unions: SAG, AFTRA, AGVA

Overview

Approved by the Marilyn Estate and winner of the Hollywood Entertainment Museum Contest and the Lookalike Industry's "Reel Award".
Holly's been a smash hit at over 2,000 events. With over 20 television and film appearances as Marilyn, and over 15 as Madonna, you might have already seen Holly and not even known it. She's a fan favorite.
She was on worldwide news her first week in LA as Madonna and has had the front and back cover in a feature in the LA Daily News.
Classicly trained as a triple threat and University degreed, she won several collegiate acting awards.

Her diversified experience as a Celebrity Look-Alike, actress, singer and voice-over talent has blossomed into a busy international career taking her from movie sets, TV stages and live theater to high profile corporate and private celebrity events.

To quote the Wall Street Journal: "Doing a spot-on imitation…Madonna look-alike Holly Beavon strutted and danced down the aisle…Those in attendance love the theatrics, whooping and cheering on Ms. Beavon."

HER STYLE:
With a warm engaging style and unstoppable sense of fun, she performs a high-energy mix of audience interaction and sizzling stage choreography. She pumps up the energy at Corporate "Meet and Greets", trade shows, openings, and parties of all kinds. Her acting talents transform her vibe and appearance before your eyes.

Additional Booking Notes

Marilyn Looks:
White “Seven Year Itch” Dress
Pink “Diamonds” Dress
Gold Pleated Halter
“Happy Birthday” with Fur
“Misfits” Cherry Print
Red “Niagara”
Black Sequined Halter
Black Velvet with Diamonds Deep “V” Halter

Madonna Looks:
Gambler
Lucky Star
Like A Virgin
Material Girl
La Isla Bonita
Shanghai Surprise
Express Yourself
Vogue
Breathless Mahoney
Erotica
Evita
Cowboy
Music – White Cowboy
Britney Kiss
Disco Silver

Bio

After entertaining nearly every industry and at hundreds, if not more, private birthday parties and family events, the following is a
Partial List of Corporate Clients:
ADI, ADP, Alliant Foodservice, Ameriquest, Amoco, Amway, Anchor Foods, AT&T, Ball Seed Corp., Bank of America, Bindley-Western Pharmeceuticals, Burger King, Cedars Sinai, Boehringer Mannheim, Crabtree & Evelyn, Discover Card, Cisco, Dole Foods, Clark Foodservice, Eli Lilly, DLJ Investment Bank, Ernst & Young, General Cinema, GTE, Great Domains, Oracle, Lucent Technologies, Honda, Hwd & Highland Mall, Hyatt, Ikon Office Solutions, LG, Kraft, IN State Medical Assn., Krueger Corp.,Marriott, Marsh, The May Co., McCall’s Magazine, McDonald’s, Monumental Credit, MTI Vacations, Nat’l Assoc of Mortgage Brokers, Ortho-McNeil, Palomar Pictures, Pavillions Grocery, Perrier Jouet, Phillip Morris, Planet Hollywood,Polaroid, Post Modern Edit, Regis Hair, Seagrams, Sketchers, Sony Electronics, Tempco, Texaco, Toshiba, TNT, Westin Hotels, Reith & Reilly, Lerner Clothing, Worden Co, Valvoline Int’l., 7-11 Corp., Warner Brothers Studios, etc.

Non-Profits:
AIDS Foundation,American Diabetes Foundation, City of Hope, Sertoma Foundation, Ability First, United Way, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Legal Aid Foundation, Kol Ami, etc.

Special Events as Madonna:
China Tour for Ballantine’s Scotch, Madonna Blonde Exhibition, Emcee of Trio’s “Flops” Screening Series (Shanghai Surprise), Yummy Restaurants Honolulu Show, Laguna Beach Festival of the Arts, more….

Special Events as Marilyn:
Wrap Party, “13 Days”, Starring Kevin Costner and Bruce Greenwood
Birthday Parties for Martin Sheen, Don Rickles, Larry Flynt, Judge Joe Brown, Barry Williams & Carrie Fisher
Opening party for Hong Kong Fashion Week
“Some Like It Hot” Celebrity Auction with Tony Curtis
Dayton Air Show
Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus
Comic Relief fundraiser
Johnny Grant’s Hollywood Star Ceremony
George Barris Street Dedication
Castmember in Rat Pack Review show, “Joker’s Wild”
Opened For:
Tom Jones, Blood, Sweat & Tears, The Temptations, The Coasters, The Platters, The Drifters,
Sha Na Na
Casinos: The Venetian, Mandalay Bay, Rio, Palace Station, Barona, Sycuan, Pechanga, Morongo, Pala, Golden Nugget, Hollywood, President, Pauma

Film as Marilyn:
Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star
James Dean, An Invented Life
Miss Castaway and the Island Girls
A Hard Day’s Day
Visitor
The Audition

Television as Marilyn:
Alternate History, Spike TV
History’s Mysteries, “The Death of Marilyn Monroe”
TV Guide Network “The Fashion Team” segment with Lawrence Zarian
The Million Dollar Mystery: “The Death of Marilyn Monroe”
“Dancing in the Rain” Robi Draco Rosa video
Authentic TV, Sky Digital
Streets of the World, “Sunset Boulevard”
TRL, “The Best of TRL”
America’s Funniest Home Videos
Fortune Files
Discovery Channel’s “Greatest American Road Tour”
Zoe
KTLA Morning Show Fashion Segment
“Home for the Holidays”
National Enquirer
Host of Star Tours.com
Darnell Jewelers commercial
Augustino’s Restaurant commercial
Agency for Instructional Technology video
The “Hy Wallace Variety Show”

Television as Madonna:
Weird Al Yankovic's "Perform This Way" video
Outrageous Behavior of Celebrity Impersonators Nash Ent./Fox
Hollywood Squares
Dirt
The Weakest Link
Gordon Elliott’s Doorknock Dinners Food Network
The Chick Young Show BBC
Hollywood 26 (Entertainment News of Italy & France) Jenny Jones
Toyota Panama Commercial & Print Campaign
Joe FM Belgian TV commercial
What's It Worth? NBC
A & E’s Celebrity in conjunction with Granada TV
The Chick Young Show BBC
E! The Entertainment Network
VH1
USA’s “Ready for the Weekend Movie” Promo USA
Japanese Commercial

Print as Marilyn:
Pink’s Hot Dogs
Discover Hollywood Magazine Cover, August 2001
LA Daily News, Front and Back Cover, August 8, 2001
The Daily Herald Feature article
Orange County Register

Print as Madonna:
Millenium Issue Playboy Magazine featured with “Mini Me” from Austin Powers
Coast Magazine
The Chicago Tribune
LA Daily News
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
The Daily Herald
In Style Magazine

Venues of Note:
Tavern on the Green, NY
The Argyle, Beverly Hills, Biltmre, Bel Air & Century Plaza Hotels, Los Angeles
King Kamehameha Golf Club, Maui
Concord Hotel and Landmark Mall, Hong Kong
Hotel Del Coronado Crown Ballroom (Some Like It Hot)

Past Booked Events

Apr 24, 2015 Nightclub Event

Testimonials

Holly was superb!! She worked with us on the timing. Handled a last minute request beautifully (thanks for the Lip stick decorations). Gorgeous woman and amazing singing voice. Quick witted while interacting with the birthday boy and was Marilyn Monroe from the moment she got there until she left. Everyone had so much fun. I wish I could have her at all my parties :) Will certainly recommend her. Thank you "Marilyn". DeeDee Fried
2/11/2012, Birthday Party (Adults), Pasadena, CA

– DeeDee Fried

Holly, I would like to thank you for making my dad's birthday a big success, you are truly beautiful. I will highly recommend you to everyone who needs a beauty like you. God bless.

– S. Martinez

"Doing a spot-on imitation…Madonna look-alike Holly Beavon strutted and danced down the aisle…Those in attendance love the theatrics, whooping and cheering on Ms. Beavon.”

– The Wall Street Journal

Set List

Songs as Marilyn
Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend
My Heart Belongs To Daddy
I Wanna Be Loved By You
Bye Bye Baby
Girl From Little Rock
Gonna File My Claim
When Love Goes Wrong
Some Like It Hot
Runnin’ Wild
That Old Black Magic
I’m Through With Love
River of No Return
After You Get What You Want You Don’t Want It
Do It Again

Songs as Madonna:
Like A Virgin
Holiday Crazy For You
Dress You Up Lucky Star Express Yourself Vogue
La Isla Bonita
Borderline
Hung Up
Music

Setup Requirements

I have a wireless, battery-powered rock-n-roll Amp and Mics (Handheld and Headset) for local shows, otherwise I need a CD player, Mixing Board, Speakers/Amplification, and a Wireless handheld Mic (Shure Beta preferred).

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