Alan Meyer was professionally performing an Elvis tribute act, before Elvis Presley died.
After Elvis died, Alan became known as the First Impersonator and was deemed the best of a sudden bunch of them. Not wanting to be an impersonator, there became the Impersonator vs Elvis Tribute Act.
Sort of like Female Impersonators vs Drag Queens…..now there’s Drag Kings and usually there’s Elvis impersonating…..
Anyway, Alan Meyer has died in 2015.
David Scott impersonated Elvis and even played him on the big screen in This Is Elvis. David Scott died on January 5, 1993 in Montréal – and began the myth that all the Elvis actors had been doomed.
Morris Bates is another Canadian who toured as Elvis and played Vegas
Royce Hanson Jr. the first Elvis Presley impersonator in 1953.
• Alan: Early Elvis Tribute Artist: In the ’70s, Alan set the standard for today’s ETAs.
• In Memory of Alan Meyer: A tribute the the first great Elvis Tribute Artist.
• Elvis and Tragic Death: A list of 8 performers associated with Elvis who met tragic deaths.
David Scott, Actor: This Is Elvis. David Scott was born on December 1, 1962 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He was an actor, known for This Is Elvis (1981), That …
Apr 25, 2010 – An Elvis Presley impersonator and a counsellor on Indian affairs … Morris recalls life as Elvis … “I wanted to do something else with my life.”.