Kaufman Carrey Carson Elvis

This is fascinating:

Andy Kaufman‘s first appearance on the The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, in March of 1977 included an elaborate Elvis Presley impersonation:

Six-and-a-half years later, in November of 1983, a young Jim Carrey made his Tonight Show debut with a strikingly similar act:

Of course Carrey went on to play Kaufman in 1999’s “Man on the Moon.”

Here’s Carrey doing Kaufman doing Elvis:


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