Lufkin comedian to perform on "Tonight Show" tonight
POSTED: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 11:52am
UPDATED: Tuesday, May 17, 2011 - 7:22pm
Lufkin, TX — A Lufkin stand-up comedian will perform for a nationwide audience tonight on the "Tonight Show" with Jay Leno.
Producers at the show discovered Tim Banfield, also known as Funny Guy Timmy on his Youtube account, and flew him out to Los Angeles on Monday for the performance, according to his friend Lance Moore.
Banfield’s Youtube account includes videos of his multiple impersonations including former President George W. Bush, John Wayne, singer Aaron Neville and Jay Leno.
It’s been a whirlwind week for the young performer. He said he received the call from the show on Thursday..
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