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Jim Meskimen

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Date of Birth:
10 September 1959 Los Angeles, California, USA
Height:
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Jim Meskimen is an accomplished actor, improviser and voice artist whose work is well-known to TV and film audiences. He has appeared on Britain's acclaimed "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" (1988) several times, and was a recurring character on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" (1990) for two seasons. He has worked with director Ron Howard on several of his films, including The Paper (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), Edtv (1999) and the upcoming How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000). Jim continues to dazzle audiences with his improvisational skills and appears regularly with the group, "The Really Spontaneous Theatre Company" in L.A. area theaters. Like many significant Hollywood figures, Meskimen credits L. Ron Hubbard and the bestselling book "Dianetics" for much of his success. Meskimen is married to actress Tamra Meskimen and they have a daughter, Taylor Meskimen. His mother is Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated actress Marion Ross of "Happy Days" (1974) and the critically acclaimed series, "Brooklyn Bridge" (1991).
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