Birth Name: Rich Little
Birth Place: Ottawa, Ontario, CA
Rich Little was a Canadian-American impressionist and voice actor whose talent for impersonating famous figures made him a household name in the the 1960s and '70s. Born Richard Caruthers Little on November 26, 1938 in Ottawa, Ontario, he was the middle child of Elizabeth and Lawrence Peniston Little. As a teenager, Little began his ascent into the entertainment industry by performing at night clubs. He partnered with future Canadian Member of Parliament Geoffrey Scott, who was then also a budding impressionist; true to Scott's future career, the duo specialized in political humor, imitating the voices of Canadian politicians such as Prime Minister John Diefenbaker. As his vocal impersonatio...