People: Jan. 14, 2002

LONE GUNMAN, TWO BILL GATESES

Being the world's richest man is like being Elvis, in that there are weirdos out there whose profession is to be you. STEVE SIRES, left, a BILL GATES impersonator who lives near Microsoft's headquarters in Redmond, Wash., first attracted the corporation's interest when he attempted to trademark the name "Microsortof." Later his resemblance landed him a role as Gates in one of the company's corporate films. But now Microsoft and he are on the outs again, after his recent turn in Nothing So Strange, an independent mockumentary making its debut this week at the Slamdance Film...

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