Johnny More, British impressionist, Died at 81

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Johnny More died on December 8, 2015.

He was a British impressionist (The Comedians).

Johnny More impressions of Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jack Nicholson, Sylvester Stallone, George Bush, Tony Blair and Frank Sinatra had audiences in stitches.

Director and producer Lionel Jeffries once said: “Johnny More’s impression of Sinatra is the best in the world.”

Johnny made numerous TV and radio appearances.

He was most famously in the 1970s quick-fire sketch show Who Do You Do with top impressionists of the day such as Peter Goodwright, Freddie Starr, Janet Brown and Russ Abbot.

He starred in 1985 sketch show Copycats, played Labour MP Neil Kinnock in 1980s TV series The New Statesmen, and mesmerised Princes Charles, Philip and Edward at various royal functions.

He was a member of showbiz charity the Grand Order of Water Rats and founded the Lancashire Entertainers Golf Society, starred in BBC Radio 2’s The Impressionists.

Johnny More passed away at 81 yrs old due to leukaemia.

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