More Dummy News from Chris Alan


Back in January, you may recall we did a blog about Chris Alan and his look alike dummy of Anderson Cooper (click here to see that blog).

Well, Chris has done it again. Here’s an email and pics he sent in:

Hey Dan,

Not sure if you knew or not, but Anderson Cooper commissioned me to make “minis” of Kelly Ripa and her husband, Mark Consuelos and they were given to Kelly on Wednesday. Anderson gave Kelly her Mini Kelly, on her show, as a surprise! I was there and it was SO much fun.

I have a website up and running now as well, Chris Alan Designs : Portfolio Site of Artist Chris Alan : Custom Ventriloquist Dummies, Drawing, Painting, Interior Design and am being bombarded with orders since the show… Three more celebs even contacted me! Pretty good for someone so new, huh?

Anyway, I’m attaching a pic of Anderson, that I took in his office at CNN on Tuesday night and individual pics of Kelly and Mark’s dummies. The show segment of Anderson giving the dummy to Kelly is online and it’s really funny… I even managed to get none other than Diane Von Furstenberg to make a custom dress for Kelly’s dummy! Enjoy!



Congrats Chris and thanks for sharing with us at Ventriloquist Central.


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5 Responses to More Dummy News from Chris Alan

  1. Keith Suranna says:

    Chris you are extremely talented. I wish you all the best in your future endeavors.

  2. David Bursky says:

    How can I reach Chris, his website is not reregistered.

  3. David Bursky says:

    Trying to reach Chris, his website is down.

  4. Met Chris at AC Moore in York one day and had great conversation about his work! So amazed we have such talent in York PA! Carry on! (and build a better website Chris, I can’t find the present one…)

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