Bond never says never to Vegas, San Antonio and Palm Springs
by Deborah Smith Ford - Celebrity Lookalike Examiner
November 19, 2011
November 18, 2011 - Celebrity impersonator
Dennis Keogh just returned home to Phoenix, Arizona after working as 007 all
week. Keogh's impersonation of Sean Connery reflected just that from his
entertaining as James Bond in Las Vegas, San Antonio and Palm Springs.
Keogh is a professional celebrity
lookalike/tribute artist/impersonator, and even though the economy has
slowed down these days, people are still, maybe even more so, happy to be
entertained. From an entertainer's point of view, it is a profession that is
hard to never say never to.
From a client's
or audience's view point, if they cannot afford the REAL thing in
LIVE celebrity entertainment (or if a specific celebrity is not alive
anymore) then such celebrity impersonators, like Dennis Keogh as Sir Sean,
can more easily be made available. In this case, the entertainment had a
license to thrill!
entertained as Connery's 007 in three cities. The week began with
Keogh entertaining with an Austin Powers, Lady Diana and an Elvis at the Las
Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada.
After Vegas, Keogh/Bond flew into San Antonio, Texas for a hotel's
grand opening and then on to Palm Springs, California for an Aston-Martin
During Keogh's gig in
Palm Springs he posed for photos in the famous Elrod House. It was
one of the locations used for shooting the Bond film, Diamonds Are Forever
In addition to just plain
loving the travel and unusual locations he might never have enjoyed before
'being Bond,' Keogh says,
"The best part of being a
professional lookalike is the opportunity to meet people and other
lookalikes - lookalikes you get to know, work with and become friends with
Fans can follow Keogh as himself and as Bond on