"Look, I've been president for eight years. I'm ready for some entertainment."

UAlbany alum Dion Flynn was back playing Barack Obama in a sketch with Jimmy Fallon this week. The Tonight Show skit was a phone call between Obama and Donald Trump, as played by Fallon, in which the President offers Trump debate advice. (The clip is embedded above.)

Flynn and Fallon first met in Albany in the mid-90s on the set of the short-lived TV show Metroland's Loose Camera. Flynn began playing Obama in Fallon's skits a few years back when Fallon was the host of Late Night.

Dion Flynn still comes back to the Capital Region to teach improv classes at MopCo. And later this month -- August 30 -- he'll be at Proctors for a production of his autobiographical one-man show The Only Brown Kid In The Trailer Park. Tickets are $15 and $25.

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