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Overview (4)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameJim Ross Meskimen
Nickname Jimmy
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Jim Meskimen is an accomplished actor, improviser and voice artist whose work is well-known to TV and film audiences. He appeared on the British series 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 five of his films, including The Paper (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), Edtv (1999), How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) and Frost/Nixon (2008). He has also worked in two films by director Paul Thomas Anderson. A professional artist, Jim exhibits and sells his realist oil paintings. As a designer/cartoonist, he created dozens of characters, weapons and vehicles for the original "Thundercats" animated series. Jim continues to dazzle audiences with his improvisational skills and appears regularly on L.A. stages. 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).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Tamra Meskimen (1987 - present) (1 child)

Trade Mark (1)

Frequently cast in 'Ron Howard' films.

Trivia (5)

Daughter, with Tamra Meskimen, Taylor Meskimen.
Son of actress Marion Ross and Freeman Meskimen.
Does all the voices for Jibjab.com's cartoons
Brother of Ellen Kreamer.
As of 2017, has appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Apollo 13 (1995), There Will Be Blood (2007) and Frost/Nixon (2008).

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