Billed as Mr. Everybody, entertainer Fred Travalena is known for his impressions and comedy from national television appearances to headline engagements. Fred's repertoire includes over 400 celebrities, politicians, and cartoon characters, all incorporated into a performance that is totally clean and hilarious.
Fred is also known as the World's Greatest Impressionist. He is a talented musical artist with a voice of his own. His CD, We All Need Love Today, has been very popular since its release in the late 80s. On the CD, Fred performs 16 songs of which 11 are Fred Travalena originals. "After so many years of using the voices of other singers, it really is a treat and a long time dream fulfilled to be able to be myself and to sing my own songs" comments Fred.
Fred's television credits range from hosting his own television specials such as The Funny World of Fred & Bunni, The Many Faces of Fred Travalena, Comedy In The Oval Office, Anything For Money and Baby Races. Many appearances on national television and news programs range from Fox & Friends, CNN, Larry King Live, Late Night with David Letterman, Beverly Hills 90210, Walker Texas Ranger, and the classic series Kopykats. Fred won praise as an actor in the role of VCR in the feature film comedy Buy & Cell, and as Mad Mad Mancuso in The Buddy Holly Show.
The Many Faces of Fred Travalena which Fred co-wrote and co-produced featured Fred's impressions of four living presidents brought to life through the exceptional make-up artistry of two time Ace Award winner Tom Brumberger. The show featured a tribute to John and Robert Kennedy and featured Frank Sinatra through the years. The Great Debate of 88 featured Fred's first ever impressions of George Bush, Michael Dukakis, Dan Qualye and Ted Koppel. The show garnered an Ace Award and was a huge hit in the ratings.
As a songwriter, Fred continues to make in-roads. Lady Manhattan written by Fred is featured on Fred's CD The Manhattan Christmas Suite. The CD was written entirely about New York City at Christmas time.
Fred wrote and produced a film documentary for television entitled, Flight of Freedom which won an Award of Excellence from the Hollywood Film Advisory Board. The women in show business also honored Fred as Angel of the Year for his work with many non-profit organizations like Cerebral Palsy, Juvenile Diabetes and the Arthritis Foundation.