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John Epperson

John Epperson

John Epperson, aka Lypsinka, was formerly a pianist at the American Ballet Theater and also the composer/lyricist/author of three musicals: Ballet of the Dolls, Dial M for Model and an autobiographical revue Show Trash.

Epperson's off-Broadway credits include I Could Go on Lip-Synching; Lypsinka! A Day in the Life, which received two Drama Desk nominations; Lypsinka! The Boxed Set, which received the LA Drama Critics and Helen Hayes Awards as well as a Drama Desk nomination; and As I Lay Lip-Synching. His off-off-Broadway credits include Lypsinka is Harriet Craig! and Messages for Gary. His TV credits include the George Michael video Too Funky, HBO's Sandra After Dark with Sandra Bernhard; PBS' The United States of Poetry, and Angels in America.

Epperson's film credits include WITCH HUNT with Dennis Hopper, WIGSTOCK: THE MOVIE and RED RIBBON BLUES.

The Lyp has appeared in the fashion shows of Thierry Mugler, Matsuda, Pauline Trigere, and helped launch cosmetics lines for Prescriptives and Isabella Rosellini. Additionally, Epperson is the author of a new play My Deah and a screenplay PICTURE PEOPLE.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

John Epperson Facts

OccupationActor, Composer
BirthplaceMississippi, USA

Selected Filmography

Broken Bow, Part 1 & 2
Asphalt Angels
Another Gay Movie
Wigstock: The Movie
Vegas:City of Dreams
Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael
Witch Hunt
Follow Your Heart
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