Entertaining is a broad term that refers to any activity that provides entertainment and holds an audience’s interest and attention. It can either be a commercial activity or an artistic project, however, most commonly is one of both, although it is much more likely to be the latter. Entertaining can range from acting out a play, comedy skit, music performance or film, to hosting a party, and everything in between. Entertainers can also work behind the scenes, such as writers, sound designers and producers, among many other different roles. This article will not cover every type of entertainer, but will focus on the more popular ones and the types of activities they can typically be seen performing.
JOHNNY WILDELL is probably best known for his role as the lovable Chihuahua, Lassie. He went on to star in more successful films including Dazed and Confused as well as the television series M.A.S.H. The late Michael Jackson notably had a large part in the song “Who’s That Guy?” and would often perform at birthday parties and other celebrations of recognition, where he would occasionally slip into character. He died in 2021.
PETE JENNY GRASS is best known for his hilarious portrayal of a pet shop owner in the movie Chokey Chips. Though not well-known to many, his comedy act was a huge hit, as were his dancing routines. He went on to star in more movies, which generally seemed to be more successful. Grass is now a stand-up comic and also a writer and performer.
JIM ROSS is another well-known entertainer. As the husband of a famous actress, he often appeared in television commercials and television shows, also performed stand-up comedy, and helped found the Jim Ross Network, which is an alternative television station that offers up comedy shows as well as music and talk shows. In recent years, he has made several instructional films and has also released a book of the same name. His many honors include winning an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, an Honorary Oscar, and his second Academy Award for his work as a producer on the film Fantastic Four.
MICHAEL PETERS is a well-known singer, composer, and actor, as well as the voice of Spongebob Squarepants. He has also produced and done songs for numerous other television shows and movies, most notably in Lawnmower Man. Michael also enjoyed a lengthy career playing the title role in the movie A Christmas Story.
Some other popular names in Entertainement include: Jeff Dunham, Taran Killam, Tim Matheson, and Bill Oakley. These are but a few of the people that have been able to bring entertainment to the forefront for millions of people over the years. With their creativity and hard work, they helped make our world the place that it is today. These are the people that we want to pay tribute to on New Years Eve.