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Jim Meskimen
American stand-up comedian

Jim Meskimen

Jim Meskimen
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Intro American stand-up comedian
A.K.A. James Ross Meskimen
Is Actor Comedian Stand-up comedian Film director Film producer Screenwriter Singer Dub actor Film actor Television actor
From United States of America
Field Entertainment Film, TV, Stage & Radio Humor Music
Gender male
Birth 10 September 1959, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, U.S.A.
Age 63 years
Star sign Virgo
Residence Los Angeles
Family
Mother: Marion Ross
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Biography

James Ross "Jim" Meskimen (born September 10, 1959) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor and impressionist. He is known for his work on Whose Line Is It Anyway?. He is also known for his voice over work in video games.

Early life

Meskimen was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of Freeman Meskimen and Marion Ross.

Career

Meskimen portrayed the father of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's characters in Our Lips Are Sealed. He portrayed Officer Wholihan in How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

He voices Thom Cat, Neighbor John, and Stumpy in the Thom Cat short film on Random! Cartoons. Meskimen provided the voice of the Genie in the Aladdin franchise (which started with Disney Think Fast in 2008), even before Robin Williams died in 2014. In 2012, Meskimen voices several different characters in Lego The Lord of the Rings. As well, he is the voice of George W. Bush and other politicians for the Jib Jab animated shorts. In the same year, Meskimen voices and motion captures David Patraeus in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.

Meskimen was a contestant on season eight of America's Got Talent. He has also toured various U.S. cities performing a one-man act, entitled "Jimpressions", of celebrity impersonations and original characters.

Personal life

In 1987, Meskimen married Tamra Shockley. They have a daughter named Taylor (born 1990). He is a Scientologist.

Filmography

Television

  • Anger Management – Daniel
  • Avatar: The Last Airbender – Lieutenant Jee, General How, Avatar Kuruk
  • Avengers Assemble – Ultron, Arsenal, Super-Adaptoid, Ultron (Falcon), Scientist Supreme
  • G.I. Joe: Renegades – Norton, additional voices
  • Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness – Master Kweng, additional voices
  • Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Avengers Reassembled – Ultron
  • MAD – Gandalf, Droopy, Benedict Arnold, additional voices
  • Phineas and Ferb – Additional voices
  • Random! Cartoons – Thom Cat, Neighbor John, Stumpy ("Thom Cat" short)
  • Rules of Engagement – Mr. Wrigley
  • Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get a Clue! – Agent 1, Robi
  • Superman: Red Son – Lex Luthor, Perry White, Guy Gardner/Green Lantern, Joseph Stalin, Jor-L
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Carlos Chiang O'Brien Gambe
  • The Big Bang Theory – Doctor, Man (voice)
  • The Boondocks – Bill O'Reilly, Chris Hansen, Additional voices
  • The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air – Prof. Jeremy Mansfield
  • The Legend of Korra – Bataar, Daw, Avatar Kuruk, Additional voices
  • The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest – Additional voices
  • ThunderCats – Aburn, Additional voices
  • Time Squad – George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush
  • Two and a Half Men – Gangster #2 (voice)
  • Whose Line Is it Anyway? – Himself
  • The Big Bang Theory – Las Vegas Wedding Chapel Minister, Man
  • Parks and Recreation – Martin Housely

Film

  • Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein – Mr. Yesman
  • Apollo 13 – TELMU White
  • Batman: Gotham Knight – Lt. James Gordon, Deadshot
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Pt. 1 – General Briggs
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Pt. 2 – President
  • Big Top Scooby-Doo! – Detective, Phil Flaxman
  • Gordy – Bill Clinton (voice)
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas – Officer Wholihan
  • Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths – Red Archer, Captain Super
  • Justice League: Doom – King
  • Justice League: Gods and Monsters – Victor Fries
  • Justice League: The New Frontier – Slam Bradley
  • Transformers: Dark of the Moon – John F. Kennedy (voice)
  • My Neighbors the Yamadas – Additional voices
  • Our Lips Are Sealed – Rick Parker

Video games

  • Armored Core V - Jack Batty, Men of Honor Unit B, Zodiac No. 8
  • Baldur's Gate – Edwin Odesseiron, Jebadoh, Khalid, Thaldorn
  • Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn – Edwin Odesseiron
  • Baldur's Gate II: Throne of Bhaal – Edwin Odesseiron, Khalid
  • Batman: Arkham City – Officer Tom Miller
  • Batman: Arkham Knight – Additional voices
  • Batman: Arkham Origins – SWAT Officers, Cops
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops – John F. Kennedy
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 – Secretary of Defense
  • Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight – Various
  • Diablo III – Additional voices
  • Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Additional voices
  • Disney Infinity 3.0 – Ultron (uncredited)
  • Disney Think Fast – Genie
  • Epic Mickey – Voice
  • Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two – Mad Doctor
  • EverQuest II – Guild Patron Volarian, Baron Zafimus, Sergeant-at-Arms Ironcast, Commission Deputy Halford, Naturalist Tummyfill, Borthen, Amren Talbot, Morte Winghammer, Green Hood Trap Master, Banker Izark, Ubani, Overseer Travog
  • Fantastic 4 – Classic Doctor Doom, additional voices
  • Final Fantasy XIII-2 – Additional voices
  • Gothic 3 - Additional voices
  • Hitman: Blood Money – Additional voices
  • Kinect Disneyland Adventures – Genie
  • Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 Remix – Genie (Re:coded cinematics)
  • Lego Jurassic World – Additional voices
  • Lego The Lord of the Rings – Various
  • Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII – Additional voices
  • Madagascar: The Video Game – Albino Crocodile, Guard, Jogger, Sailor
  • MAG - SVER Executive
  • Robots - Ratchet, Additional voices
  • Shark Tale: The Video Game – Lino, Additional Tenant Fish
  • Shrek the Third - Captain Hook, Attendant 2, Geek
  • Skylanders: Trap Team – Additional voices
  • Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom - Genie
  • Syndicate - Additional voices
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan - Wingnut, Stone Warriors
  • The Lego Movie Videogame – Additional voices
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II – Elven King Thranduil
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II - The Rise of the Witch-king - King Thranduil
  • Ultimate Spider-Man – Additional voices

Internet

  • Jib Jab – George W. Bush

Music

  • Bugs Bunny and Friends Sing the Beatles – Elmer Fudd
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