Panhandlers Impersonate Movie Characters We can only hope that no children were on the streets on Hollywood to witness the arrest of Elmo. Police handcuffed the furry TV star and marched him away. To be precise, it wasn't really Elmo in the red suit. It was an Elmo impersonator. He was begging with two other guys impersonating the movie character Mr. Incredible and the spooky guy from the movie Scream. They were all taken in for panhandling on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.