Remembering Kenny Kerr
Kenny Kerr, the original Queen of Las Vegas!
Kerr Kerr was one of the first female impersonators to perform on the Las Vegas Strip. His show "Boy-Lesque" opened on May 13, 1977, at the Silver Slipper Casino.
Kerr was known for his impersonations of Barbara Streisand and Cher and Streisand even became a huge fan.
Some of his other celebrity fans included Joan Rivers, Rich Little, Debbie Reynolds and Sammy Davis, Jr.
Kerr was the first female impersonator to ever be inducted into the Tropicana's Las Vegas Hall of Fame in 1999.
Kerr also performed at the Sahara, Stardust and the Debbie Reynolds Hotel & Casino.
Kerr also appeared in several movies and made many television show appearances.
"Boy-Lesque" was the longest running show of its kind.
Kenny Kerr passed on April 28th, 2012 at the age of 60. His lasting impression on Las Vegas and the art of female impersonation will be forever timeless!