Steve Van Zandt

Comedian, Impressionist, Voice Actor, Writer, And Radio Host Steve Van Zandt is the best Ronald Reagan voice in the business. In the coming months, Steve will be transforming into Ronald Reagan for Politicos Comedy Brigade's new Ronald Reagan theatrical production.

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Steve Van Zandt

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STEVE VAN ZANDT is a gifted character actor and an experienced voice artist with the ability to perform over 100 convincing celebrity voice impressions.

Steve Van Zandt is perhaps best known for his long career in radio, where his comedy bits and voice…

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STEVE VAN ZANDT is a gifted character actor and an experienced voice artist with the ability to perform over 100 convincing celebrity voice impressions.

Steve Van Zandt is perhaps best known for his long career in radio, where his comedy bits and voice impressions have been syndicated to hundreds of radio stations throughout the United States and Canada by Premiere Radio Networks, American Comedy Network, Wise Brother Media, and TM Studios. Steve Van Zandt hosted morning shows for WTRY Albany, WAYI Queensbury, WKBE Glens Falls, and WABT Albany before anchoring a popular political talk show for News Talk 590 WROW Albany, where his political comedy and voice impressions helped to elevate the show beyond traditional news talk.

Van Zandt’s incredible voice impressions have achieved popularity beyond radio, and were the impetus that has made him a successful touring stand-up comedian and voice artist.

Steve Van Zandt’s stand-up comedy has been featured on ABC’s America’s Funniest People, Fox’s Show Me the Funny, NBC’s The Gong Show, and Comedy Channel’s Comedy at Club 54. Van Zandt has performed at notable venues such as Foxwoods Casino, Caesar’s Resorts, Radio City Music Hall, Mohegan Sun Casino, Turning Stone Casino, Greek Theatre, The Comedy Store, Dangerfield’s Comedy Club, Improv, and Comedy Connection alongside marquee talent and acts including Weird Al Yankovic, Michael Bolton, Howie Mandel, Debbie Reynolds, Frankie Avalon, Lou Christie, Engelbert Humperdinck, Henny Youngman, Alabama, Bill Hicks, Colin Quinn, Frankie Valle, Joe Piscopo, Lewis Black, Loretta Lynn, Nick Swardson, The Oakridge Boys, Patti LaBelle, Terry Bradshaw, and Willie Nelson.

Steve Van Zandt’s comedy is driven by his ability to convincingly perform over 100 celebrity voice impressions. Politicos Comedy Brigade is proud to feature Van Zandt’s many political impressions, including Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, George H.W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, Bob Dole, Gerald Ford, Ted Kennedy, Henry Kissinger, Richard Nixon, Ross Perot, and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Steve Van Zandt also performs the voices of fellow comedians, including Bill Cosby, George Carlin, Larry the Cable Guy, Jay Leno, Rodney Dangerfield, Don Adams, David Brenner, George Burns, Johnny Carson, W.C. Fields, Redd Foxx, Jerry Lewis, Paul Lynde, Groucho Marx, Jackie Mason, and Don Rickles, along with a variety of television and film icons such as Woody Allen, Humphrey Bogart, Marlon Brando, Walter Brennan, David Brinkley, Charles Bronson, Raymond Burr, Truman Capote, Carol Channing, Kirk Douglas, Clint Eastwood, Peter Falk, Henry Fonda, Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, Alfred Hitchcock, Dustin Hoffman, John Houseman, Clark Gable, Boris Karloff, Ted Knight, Robin Leach, Christopher Lloyd, Peter Lorre, Bela Lugosi, Fred MacMurray, Dudley Moore, Jack Nicholson, Carroll O’Connor Don Pardo, Joe Pesci, Dr. Phil, Regis Philbin, Edward G. Robinson, Andy Rooney, Telly Savalas, George C. Scott, Peter Sellers, Rod Serling, Sylvester Stallone, James Stewart, Ed Sullivan, Mr. T, John Travolta, John Wayne, Lawrence Welk, and Dr. Ruth Westheimer.

Steve Van Zandt’s musical impressions include Louie Armstrong, Johnny Cash, Bing Crosby, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, Liberace, Dean Martin, Johnny Mathis, Michael McDonald, Willie Nelson, Elvis Presley, and Kenny Rogers, all of whom he can mimic in song as well as in speech. Van Zandt performs radio voices such as Paul Harvey, Wolfman Jack, and Casey Kasem, and legendary sports voices including Mohammed Ali, Howard Cosell, Hulk Hogan, Mike Tyson, and Dick Vitale.

Steve Van Zandt can even boast a large collection of fictional character impressions, such as Batman (Batman), Bert (Sesame Street), Bullwinkle (Rocky and Bullwinkle), Archie Bunker (All in the Family), Edith Bunker (All in the Family), Ernie (Sesame Street), Fernando (Billy Crystal), Barney Fiffe (The Andy Griffith Show), Elmer Fudd (Looney Tunes), Jim Ignitowski (Taxi), Kermit the Frog (The Muppets), Ralph Captain Kirk (Star Trek), Kramden (The Honeymooners), Ed Norton (The Honeymooners), Pee Wee Herman (Paul Reubens, Pee Wee’s Playhouse), Popeye (Popeye the Sailor Man), Robin (Batman), Scotty (Star Trek), and Homer Simpson (The Simpsons).

Steve Van Zandt’s incredible versatility and his ability to build voice impressions have involved him in many notable commercials, new media projects, and productions which have netted Van Zandt his share of numerous awards, including two Silver Mic Awards and Two Telly Awards.

Steve Van Zandt’s award-winning voice impressions and stand-up comedy have been performed for major global brands including Allstate, General Electric, McDonald’s, Coldwell Banker, Frito Lay, IBM, NASA, and Norwegian Cruise Line among many others.

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