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Iman Crosson

Actor from United States of America

Iman Crosson Iman Crosson (March 27, 1982) is an American actor, impressionist, dancer and singer known on various Internet websites under the pseudonym "Alphacat" and is known for his impersonations of U.S. President Barack Obama, and for his use of the Internet to independently promote his career. Crosson's propensity for dancing, acting and comedy manifested at age 5, his parents enrolling him in a school for the creative arts at age 12. Crosson showed interest in various performing arts. Crosson found early work as an actor at an amusement park, a hip-hop dancer, and a runway model before entering college to major in dance and minor in acting. He was recruited into a dance company. After moving to New York City, Crosson worked as a waiter, finding occasional work as a dancer and actor. In 2005, he began promoting his talents on Internet websites, especially video sharing website YouTube. During the summer of the 2008 U.S. Presidential election campaign, Crosson won Denny's Restaurant's nationwide contest for the best impressionist of the then-candidate Barack Obama. Obama's election victory brought recognition for Crosson's comedy-, vocal-, musical-, and dance-laden video characterizations  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1982-03-27
Place of birth
Louisville
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Dancer, Impressionist, Film Producer, Actor, Singer

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