Michael Jackson impersonator

A Michael Jackson impersonator is someone who impersonates or copies the look and sound of American entertainer Michael Jackson. They work all over the world as entertainers, and such tribute acts remain in great demand due to the high popularity of Jackson.
Thriller - Live is a two-and-a-half-hour concert celebrating the music of Jackson. It had already been performed in the United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, and Scandinavia before opening at the Lyric Theatre, London on 2 January 2009. The show was conceived by Jackson family friend and author, Adrian Grant.
Thrill the World is an annual international dance event and world record breaking attempt, in which participants simultaneously emulate the zombie dance seen in the of Jackson's "Thriller".
In the media
* Maanthrikam is a 1995 Malayalam romantic action thriller film directed by Thampi Kannanthanam The film marked the debut for the actor Vinayakan as the Dupe of Jackson
* Man in the Mirror: The Michael Jackson Story is a 2004 Canadian-American biographical telefilm produced for VH1. The biopic stars Flex Alexander as Jackson.
* Edward Moss has appeared in movies and sitcoms, impersonating Jackson.
* Mister Lonely is a 2007 British-French-Irish-American comedy-drama film directed by Harmony Korine and co-written with his brother Avi Korine.It is a story of a young man living in Paris scratches out a living as a Jackson look-alike,starring Diego Luna as Jackson and dancing on the streets, public parks, tourist spots and trade shows.
* Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland is a 2017 American television biopic based on the 2014 book, Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days, by Jackson's personal bodyguards Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard, follows Jackson in the final years of his life starring Navi as Jackson.
* The Jacksons: An American Dream is a four-hour American miniseries broadcast in two halves on ABC and originally broadcast on November 15 through November 18, 1992. starring Abolade David Olatunde,Alex Burrall,Jason Weaver,Wylie Draper as Jackson on his different ages respectively
* Move Like Michael Jackson was a British talent show made by independent production company Fever Media and Gogglebox Entertainment and transmitted on BBC Three, which aimed to find people who can dance like Jackson.
In Jan 2014 Lorena Turner, who teaches photography in the Communication Department at California State Polytechnic University, has spent the four years tracking down 35 artists and look like Jackson.And She released new book of photos and essays and stories of men and women from across the U.S. who pretend to be the Jackson for a living.
In July 2009, singer Madonna paid a tribute during the second leg of her Sticky & Sweet Tour. A Jackson impersonator performed his signature moves, while dancing to a medley of Jackson's songs.
List of known impersonators
*Kenny Wizz
*Suleman Mirza
*Edward Moss
*Sergio Cortes
*Rodrigo Teaser
*David Boakes
*Jeffrey Perez
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