Lynn Roberts as Various Artists
Lynn "Win" Roberts has been performing professionally since the age of 14. He majored in music at the University of Nebraska and was a featured vocalist and instrumentalist with many bands including Russ Carlyle, Wayne King, Ted Weems, Guy Lombardo, Jimmy Dorsey, and Peter Palmer. In 1964, Roberts started developing his musical variety act, playing more than a dozen instruments and singing. He began impersonating stars after hearing that he sounded or looked like them. Roberts's favorite impersonations are Bob Hope, Jack Benny, Red Skelton, Jimmy Durante, W.C. Fields and Frank Fontaine as Crazy Guggenheim. He also does impersonations of band leaders with his instruments. Roberts won a Cloney Award for his impersonation and tribute to Bob Hope in 2006, the Bea Foggleman Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Federation of Musicians in 2012. For the past 16 years,Roberts has been touring the U.S. and Canada doing his tributes. Commercials and Jingles have also been venues for Roberts's talent on radio, television and industrial films.
*Lynn's first performances for the military were in 1966 when he spent 10 weeks in Germany and Italy doing his shows for the Germany American Agency.