Michael L. Walters is an award-winning actor and vocalist based in New York City.
As a performer, Michael has appeared in over 75 stage productions, including turns as Max Bialystock in The Producers, Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, Albin/Zaza in La Cage Aux Folles, The Padre in Man of La Mancha, Jud Fry in OKLAHOMA!, Pap Finn in BIG RIVER, and his Carbonell Award-winning turn as Major General Stanley in The Pirates of Penzance.
As an award-winning celebrity impersonator, Michael's hilarious portrayal of Comedy Icon Dame Edna Everage has taken him all over North America with several editions of his own one-man tribute show. More information: www.DameEdnaShow.com
Michael is also widely recognized for his spot-on impersonation of The Legendary Jackie Gleason. He has earned the blessing of the Gleason Estate, as well as starring roles in musical productions of Jackie's 1960s musical Take Me Along, and the Paper Mill Playhouse world premiere of The Honeymooners The Musical.
Never one to rest on his laurels, when Michael is not working on acting projects, he enjoys spending the Holiday season as a renowned professional Santa Claus. He has appeared as Santa on Broadway (Gutenberg the Musical, Guest Star) and on the Jimmy Fallon Show in addition to his official partnerships with Bryant Park, FAO Schwarz, and several of the City's best-known hotels. More information: www.TheCitySanta.com