Only one Jackie Gleason impersonator has been Hailed by the famous June Taylor (Gleason's June Taylor Dancers) as "Just like Jackie" and approved by the Gleason estate. Only one has been chosen by Burt Reynolds for a TV pilot about the famous cars used in Smokey and the Bandit. Only one was recently cast as Jackie Gleason in a developing Broadway musical adaptation of The Honeymooners. If that weren't enough, only one has recreated The Jackie Gleason show live on the very stage in Miami where it was originally produced.
If you're looking for a true lifelong entertainer whose mastery of Gleason's performances is unparalleled, you've come to the right place and Michael Walters is your man!
I had the extreme pleasure of having Mr. Walters, or Mr. Gleason that is, at my Wife's and my anniversary party this year. The Honeymooners was our favorite show and I would swear Ralph Kramden was standing right there talking to me when Michael performed! We laughed so hard my wife had tears streaming down her face. Not only was he a spectacular performer, he was an expert on all things GLEASON! All I can say is THANK YOU for bringing back such wonderful memories for me and my wife.
Response from Michael L. Walters is Jackie Gleason:
So glad we could have some fun, pal.
Price Range: varies depending on event detail and distance
Gig Length: 20 - 60 minutes
What to Expect
Jackie Gleason and his wonderful characters can be perfect for a wide range of events and shows! Whether the Great One himself makes you laugh as the ultimate Emcee, or Ralph Kramden wows you with his spot-on re-creation of your favorite lines and moments, Michael's seasoned performance style and impeccable commitment to Jackie Gleason's comedy will add a nostalgic theme to your event.
As the world's foremost Jackie Gleason impersonator, Michael L. Walters brings all the charisma, laughs, and nostalgia of Jackie Gleason to events all over the world! As the late June Taylor once said, "Anyone can yell like Jackie. Michael talks, walks, laughs, dances and even whispers just like him!" Already having earned prestigious engagements like a critically acclaimed recreation of Gleason's role in the Broadway musical Take Me Along, and a historic recreation of the Jackie Gleason Show on the very same stage where the original show was taped in Miami, he's made quite a name for himself as the quintessential choice keep Gleason's comedy alive.
Additional Booking Notes
Simple, simple, simple. Jackie can appear at your event in a variety of settings.
|Doug Lucas||General Management|
|Linda Floyd||Talent - Alice Kramden|
|Lynn Frye||Talent - Ed Norton|
Influences & Inspiration
Jackie Gleason, of course!
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