Monday, June 29, 2009 at 11:38AM
Dodd Vickers

Is there something in the water? Vegas Headliner, master impressionist and singer Fred Travelena has passed away from non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma at the age of 66. According to the Los Angeles Times, "Dubbed "The Man of a Thousand Faces" and "Mr. Everybody," Travalena emerged on the national stage as an impressionist in the early 1970s. Over the next three decades, he was a headliner in Las Vegas, Reno and Atlantic City, performed in concerts around the country, appeared on "The Tonight Show" and other talk shows and starred in his own specials, such as "The Many Faces of Fred Travalena" and "Comedy in the Oval Office."  Travalena was well known for his many celebrity and political impressions which included Frank Sinatra, Elvis and ... yes... even Michael Jackson.

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