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Below you'll see a list of just a few famous personages that actors could portray, arranged by time period, to give you an idea of just how many famous people there are out there just waiting to be represented at Living Historians for Hire.  More questions?  Visit my Contact page.


(in no particular order)

Biblical Through Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome

Ramses II, Jesus, Moses, Julius Caesar, Emperor Constantine, King David, King Solomon, Cleopatra, Socrates, Confucius, St. Paul, St. Peter, Mary Magdalene, Spartacus, Marcus Aurelius, Achilles, Daedelus, Hippocrates, Sophocles, Alexander the Great, Helen of Troy, Pericles, Virgil, Attila, Genghis Khan, John the Apostle, Aristotle, Hannibal, Marc Antony

Medieval Europe & Japan and Renaissance Europe (500-1650)

St. Francis of Assisi, Charlemagne, St. Patrick, Hildegard of Bingen, Richard the Lion Heart, Saladin, William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, St. Brendan the Navigator, Joan of Arc, Pope Gregory the Great, Japanese Samurai, Eleanore of Aquitaine, Thomas a Becket, King Henry II, Robin Hood, St. Benedict, Leif Ericsson, Teresa of Avila, King Henry V, Queen Elizabeth I, William Shakespeare, Mary Queen of Scots, King James I, King Charles I, Leonardo da Vinci, Martin Luther, St. Ignatius of Loyola, John Calvin, John Knox, King Henry VIII, Dante Alighieri, Cosimo de' Medici, Galileo Galilei, Sir Isaac Newton, Christopher Columbus, Michelangelo, Pocahontas, John Smith, Sir Francis Drake, Richard III, Chaucer

Baroque Europe (Pirate), Colonial America, American Revolution, French Revolution & Napoleonic Wars (1650-1815)

King Louis XIV, Captain Morgan, Anne Bonny, Mary Read, Blackbeard (Edward Teach), King Charles II, William Penn, Anne Hutchinson, Tituba (Salem witch trials), Captain Kidd, Marquis de Montcalm, Catherine the Great, Frederick the Great, Voltaire, John Locke, Roger Williams, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Moliere, Duke of Marlborough, Bonnie Prince Charlie, King Kamehameha, Captain James Cook, George Washington, Martha Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Marquis de Lafayette, Napoleon Bonaparte, Toussaint L'Ouverture, Simon Bolivar, Lord Cornwallis, Maximilien Robespierre, Betsy Ross, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Abigail Adams, James Madison, Tecumseh, Daniel Boone, Marie Antoinette, Lord Nelson, Duke of Wellington, Phyllis Wheatley, Mary Wollstonecraft, Thomas Paine, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, Sacagawea

Regency/Jane Austen (1800-1840)

Young Queen Victoria, Charles Dickens, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, John Keats, Lord Byron, Prince Albert, Jane Austen, Charles Darwin, King George IV, King William IV, William Wilberforce, Mary Shelley, Richard Sheridan, William Blake, William Wordsworth, John Constable, Lady Hamilton, Duchess of Devonshire, Richard Jenner, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Cobbett, Duke of Wellington, Caspar David Friedrich, Sir Walter Scott, Ludwig von Beethoven

Mountain Man, Early Victorian/Antebellum, Early California/Mexican War (1800-1860)

Edgar Allan Poe, Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, John Brown, John C. Calhoun, Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, Emily Dickinson, Herman Melville, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, Sequoyah, Dan Emmett, Stephen Foster, Samuel Colt, Andrew Jackson, Sam Houston, Florence Nightingale, William Howard Russell, Young Abraham Lincoln, Robert Fulton, Charles Darwin, Jim Bridger, Kit Carson, Jedediah Smith, Benito Juarez, Napoleon III, Mariano Vallejo, Charles Fremont, Richard Francis Burton

American Civil War (1861-1865)

Rose O'Neal Greenhow, Jefferson Davis, President Lincoln, Walt Whitman, Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, John S. Mosby, William C. Quantrill, Julia Ward Howe, Varina Davis, Mary Todd Lincoln, Young Jesse James, General Sterling Price, William Tecumseh Sherman, Belle Boyd, Louisa May Alcott, Mary Chesnut, General Stand Watie, David Farragut, Judah Benjamin, John Slidell, William H. Seward, Clara Barton, Alfred Waud, Mathew Brady, Mary Tepe, General Jubal Early, Young George Armstrong Custer, Raphael Semmes

Old West (1850-1890)

Belle Starr, Wyatt Earp, Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Jesse James, Chief Sitting Bull, Geronimo, Crazy Horse, Chief Joseph, Buffalo Bill Cody, Juan Cortina, Tiburcio Vazquez, Charles Goodnight, George Armstrong Custer, Billy the Kid, Judge Roy Bean, General George Crook, Chief Seattle, Bill Pickett, Pap Singleton, Bat Masterson, Seth Bullock, Willa Cather, Leland Stanford, Mark Twain

Late Victorian/Gilded Age, Colonial Wars (1870-1900)

Older Queen Victoria, Edith Wharton, Young Theodore Roosevelt, General Charles Gordon, Andrew Carnegie, Claude Monet, David Livingstone, Benjamin Disraeli, William E. Gladstone, Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa, Older Susan B. Anthony, Cecil Rhodes, John D. Rockefeller, J. P. Morgan, Queen Liliuokalani, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Zulu King Cetshwayo, Carrie Nation, Captain Alfred Dreyfuss, Emile Zola, Otto von Bismarck, Victor Hugo, Baron de Rothschild, Vincent van Gogh, Charles Stewart Parnell, Young Winston Churchill, Gibson Girl, Emile Waldteufel, Richard Wagner, General Garnet Wolseley, Richard Harding Davis, Stephen Crane

Edwardian/Ragtime, World War I (1900-1920)

Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. DuBois, John Jacob Astor, General John J. Pershing, Pancho Villa, President Theodore Roosevelt, Kaiser Wilhelm II, Czar Nicholas II, King George V, Dr. Albert Schweitzer, John Muir, Young Winston Churchill, Manfred von Richtofen, Sergeant Alvin York, Eddie Rickenbacker, Alice Paul, Emmeline Pankhurst, William Randolph Hearst, Joseph Pulitzer, Michael Collins, Eamon de Valera, Padraig Pearse, Maud Gonne, Woodrow Wilson, Emir Faisal, Lawrence of Arabia

Roaring Twenties (1920-1930)

Al Capone, Rudolph Valentino, Mary Pickford, John T. Scopes, Pablo Picasso, Clarence Darrow, Babe Ruth, Calvin Coolidge, Clara Bow, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda Fitzgerald, Young Ernest Hemingway, Eliot Ness, Charlie Chaplin, Louis Armstrong, Langston Hughes, Sun Yat-Sen, D. W. Griffith, Charles Lindbergh, 1920s Flapper, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Bugs Moran, Eugene O'Neill, Salvador Dali

Great Depression (1930-1940)

Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Eleanor Roosevelt, Woody Guthrie, John Steinbeck, Margaret Bourke-White, Mahatma Gandhi, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Cary Grant, Clark Gable, Jimmy Stewart, John Maynard Keynes, John Dillinger, Melvin Purvis, Bonnie and Clyde, Baby Face Nelson, Machine Gun Kelly, Zora Neale Hurston

World War II (1940-1950)

General Douglas MacArthur, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, Claus von Stauffenberg, Marshal Zhukov, Rosie the Riveter, General George S. Patton, Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, General Heinz Guderian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Tuskegee Airman, Charles de Gaulle, Ernie Pyle, Edith Piaf, Bill Mauldin, Sergeant John Basilone, Andrews Sisters, Betty Grable, Rita Hayworth, Admiral Chester Nimitz, Martha Gellhorn, Eleanor Roosevelt, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill

Cold War Era, Korean War, Vietnam War (1950-1975)

Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Cesar Chavez, Anwar Sadat, Moshe Dayan, Albert Einstein, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Walter Cronkite, Harry S. Truman, James Dean, Richard Nixon, Lyndon B. Johnson, Edward R. Murrow, John Wayne, J. Edgar Hoover, John Lennon, Andy Warhol, Truman Capote, Betty Friedan, Jackson Pollock, Ritchie Valens, Buddy Holly, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin


Mother Teresa, Archbishop Oscar Romero, Steve Biko, Gerald Ford, Yitzhak Rabin, Harvey Milk, Ronald Reagan, Pope John Paul II, Pope John XXIII