Sven Goran Eriksson lookalike Derek Williams
Derek is a well established Fake Faces favourite and is a real dead ringer for one of the world's most popular and instantly recognised sports personalities and that gossip column favourite: Sven-Goran Eriksson.
Derek has been one of the most filmed professional lookalike/soundalike celebrity doubles featuring in well over 400 live and pre-recorded TV broadcast hours including several lengthy live appearances for SkyOne and Sky Sports, a 6 episode series for ITV that was pick of the day in several TV guides and he has appeared many times on GMTV and plus starred in MacIntyres Big Sting, 4 episodes of Top of The Pops Reloaded, The Eggheads quiz lookalikes special, The Weakest Link real dead ringers special, a one hour Saturday night prime time special for AztecaTV (filmed in Mexico City), TV beer commercials in Croatia and a profile special for Swedish TV as well as in GoalIII the movie and a host of other videos and other major and minor roles & features for BBC1/2 ITV1/2 Channel FOUR, Channel FIVE, SKY ONE, SKY SPORTS, Setanta, ESPN and others in the UK and worldwide.
Sean Miller (Producer of Stars and their doubles and The Lookey Likey show series) says: Derek is without doubt the UK's No.1 lookalike actor and entertainer.
Ben Shepherd of GMTV said: We love what you do Derek.
Paul Robinson (England team goal keeper) said: I didn't expect to see you here boss....
Derek has become a minor celebrity in his own right and is something of a favourite within mainstream show business circles. He became even more famous as the man who fooled the whole of Mexico when an extremely successful engagement for a Latin American media group was miss-reported by a rival's newshound and was headline news in every newspaper and TV newscast worldwide.
He provides a full act that is almost indistinguishable from the real thing and incorporates not only the look but the voice, mannerisms, replica wardrobe and body language of the man himself with the addition of original dialogue and interaction that has received 100 satisfaction feed back from every client for whom he has appeared or performed. As Derek says: Seeing IS believing and I'm glad everyone still loves Sven!
Derek has performed as a live Hospitality host/entertainer for 100's of prestige clients including TheFA and has even initially convince members of the England football team and some of Sven's own staff at Soho Square as well as 1000's at corporate events or live in football stadia plus many millions of viewers on TV.
Available as a stand up act, popular after dinner speaker/entertainer, event MC/host, meet and greet/mix and mingle - table to table cabaret act, awards presenter, product launch or PR stunt or exhibition crowd draw and everyone wants a photo with Sven.
Also available as a popular professional and entertaining double act with Fake Faces' Fabio Capello, David Beckham or Posh & Becks and as a extremely funny novelty act as The X-Managers with Fake Faces very own Tim Oliver as Ricky Gervais/David Brent.
STOP PRESS: Please book early during 2010 FIFA World Cup year to avoid disappointment!
Makes a Great Team With...
Doncaster Rovers Appearance
Here I am on the old Doncaster Rovers pitch when I went to make an appearance at the club. They now have a new stadium and Manchester City are playing there this season so look out for me there!
Manchester City Ground
Here's a picture of me posing for the Manchester paparazzi when Sven announced he was taking the job at Man City. The traffic on the road just by the Stadium was stationary with people looking and shouting Sven at me, it was great.
Here is a photo of me with the great Jimmy Hill when I made an appearance in my new home town of Manchester. He was a charming and kind man and a pleasure to meet.
Here is a picture of me under the strain when I was the England Manager. People just didn't know how tough it was being the England Manager, now I am back in the business at Manchester I hope it will be a bit easier this time!
Kids are the future of the game
Here is a nice picture of me when i arrived at the Manchester City ground to be instantly surrounded by numerous kids wanting an autograph and photo with Sven. Of course I obliged.