I've always loved history. There was something special to me about the Abe Lincoln story. As fate would have it I worked in the US National Park Service at the Lincoln Memorial, Ford's Theater and The White House, where I learned more about the life and times of Abraham Lincoln. Years later I'm acting & performing as our 16th President. I love this country.
When people meet me they often ask me "do you know who you look like?" My beard is real, it's not a fake. I know all about Abe's life and his struggles. I'm knowledgeable about the Civil War and the political history of those times, but there's a lot to learn. I'm a natural storyteller. I love educating children and adults wherever I go.
In summer 2016 I started dressing as Abe and walking the streets of New York City. At 6'4" I definitely stood out. Watching people's reactions, stopping to get my picture taken, and chatting about "Honest Abe" I saw the joy in their eyes. It confirmed I should take this Abraham Lincoln lookalike thing seriously! Sharing enthusiasm and knowledge about one of America's greatest figures is very rewarding to me, and very natural. If you're looking for authenticity, someone you can rely on to deliver the goods... be it an event, a film, a commercial, or a guest at your party, please reach out.
All photography by Chris Casaburi.