has been a Gary Cooper look-alike with the voice and mannerisms
for most of his life. Ermal started with a 2-hour
one-man live performance in "The Legends of John Wayne and
Gary Cooper". He made several costume changes on stage from
"Wings" to "High Noon".
As an entertainer, Ermal acts as host and/or emcee at corporate
events, trade shows, parties and such.
goal is to keep the image of Gary Cooper alive. Cooper never made
quite as many movies as the Duke, but his movies were quality.
He won two Oscars. His character seems to be fun for Ermal to perform
because of Coop's gift of humor and light heartedness. He
even sings. Cooper is one of a kind.
Ermal stands outside the house depicted in the movie "High Noon"
tour takes Madeline, "Grace Kelly" and Ermal, "Gary Cooper"
in the 1947 DeSoto limo; the actual limo used to transport
the actors to the various sites. Grace Kelly would be seen
Ermal appears as "Will Kane" with Madeline Young
as his wife in "High Noon" taking tourists to various site
locations where the movie was made.
and Madeline run from the church where Cooper and Grace Kelly
would show Katy Jurado's face staring ahead and not at the
action in the streets as the train moved out. Tour-goers have
the opportunity to sit in Grace Kelly's or Katy Jurado's seat
would wind up at the barn where Lloyd Bridges and Coop would
do the fight scene. Only, now the barn is down, and a lone
horse roams the acerage
Ermal as Lou Gherig from the movie, "Pride of the Yankees"
He performs Mr. Gherig's farewell speech from the movie.
In Ermal's one-man performances as Coop, he tells anecdotes from
his movies and his life. For instance, Lou Gherig was left handed
and Samuel Goldwyn and Coop did not know it until part way through
making the movie. They went through some unusual situations to
bring the movie around so that it would be correct.
Gary Cooper won his first Oscar for portraying "Sergeant York".
One of his first roles was in the movie, "Wings" wearing similar WWI uniforms.
His second Oscar was for the movie, "High Noon:
There will never be another Gary Cooper.
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