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Other Well-known Mime Artists

  • John Weaver, the father of English mime (1673-1760)
  • Joseph Grimaldi, English clown and pantomimst (1778-1837)
  • Jean-Gaspard Deburau, French pantomimist who transformed the character of Pierrot in the traditional harlequinade (1796-1846)
  • Čtienne Decroux, the father of modern mime
  • Jean Louis Barrault, a pupil of Decroux who used abstract mime
  • Marcel Marceau, a Decroux's pupil also; the most famous mime Universally acclaimed as the World's Greatest Mime
  • Jewel Walker, one of America's best stage mimes
  • Desmond Jones, famed British mime; runs the Desmond Jones School of Mime
  • Ecole Jacques Lecoq, famed mime teacher for use of masks
  • Tony Montanaro, established the Celebration Barn Theatre; authored Mime Spoken Here
  • Adam Darius, internationally acclaimed for his organic expressive mime
  • Robert Shields, popularized mime in America in the 1980's with the TV show, Shields and Yarnell
  • Samuel Avital, founded Le Centre Du Silence Mime School; an international mime performer
  • Mummenschanz, the mask and mime troup from Northern Europe
  • Gregg Goldston, most sought after teacher of mime, in Ohio
  • Richmond Shepard, taught mime in CA and now is a movie critic in NY.
  • Claude Kipnis, great stage mime and wrote "The Mime Book".
  • Geoff Hoyle, a physical comedian

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