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It's funny; recently I've started to notice people's impersonations of me, and it's basically like a hyperactive child.
I love doing impersonations of people.
I don't do impersonations. I can do a wounded elephant! I can do a really good cow! And because of the amount of time I spent in North Yorkshire, I do a variety of sheep. All of which I will be happy to roll out for you!
Even when I was at 'SNL,' I didn't do impersonations. I always wanted to be the kind of person who could do them - I always thought they were the coolest thing on the show - but I didn't have any experience.
The truth of the matter is, all of those guys on Star Trek: The Next Generation actually want to be me. These impersonations they do are just some way of trying to feel what it must be like to be me. And I understand that! Because it feels really good to be Patrick Stewart!
The one thing I could do was voices and impersonations and weird characters, and there was really no call for that, except on Saturday Night Live.
The instinct to impersonate produces the actor; the desire to provide pleasure by impersonations produces the playwright; the desire to provide this pleasure with adequate characterization and dialogue memorable in itself produces dramatic literature.
George Pierce Baker
It's weird that I've ended up playing so many real live people, because I was never any good at impersonations at school.
There are people who do De Niro and Walken impersonations.
Anthony Michael Hall
I used to do impersonations: Harry Butler in the wild, or I'd do Gough Whitlam.
I'm not very good at impersonations.
Usually, impersonations come out of something you dig, because you're listening to it over and over. And you kind of start developing... You're really trying to emulate them, then you realize, 'I sound ridiculous doing this. Oh, hey, maybe this is a funny impersonation.'
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