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Jim Meskimen

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).

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Sep 10, 1959 In Los Angeles, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Thundercats 1985-01-23
Latest Project:
Series Avengers Assemble 2013-05-26
Known For
Poster of Community
Poster of Castle
Poster of The Big Bang Theory
Poster of Friends
Avengers Assemble Unknown 2013-05-26
The Legend of Korra Unknown 2012-04-14
The Soul Man Unknown 2012-06-20
Vegas Unknown 2012-09-25
Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Unknown 2012-09-29
Anger Management Unknown 2012-06-28
Kickin' It Unknown 2011-06-13
Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness Unknown 2011-09-19
Hot in Cleveland Unknown 2010-06-16
Victorious Unknown 2010-03-27
Mad Unknown 2010-09-06
Mike & Molly Unknown 2010-09-20
G.I. Joe: Renegades Unknown 2010-10-10
Lie to Me Unknown 2009-01-21
Castle Unknown 2009
Parks and Recreation Unknown 2009-04-09
Terminator Salvation: The Machinima Series Command 6 episodes, 2009 2009-05-01
Community Unknown 2009-09-17
Spaceballs: The Animated Series Unknown 2008-09-21
Chocolate News Unknown 2008-10-15
Rules of Engagement Unknown 2007-02-03
Chowder Unknown 2007-11-02
Phineas and Ferb Unknown 2007-08-17
The New Adventures of Old Christine Unknown 2006-03-13
The Big Bang Theory Unknown 2006-05-01
The Unit Unknown 2006
10 Items or Less Unknown 2006-11-27
America's Got Talent Unknown 2006-06-21
Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get a Clue! Robi / ... 26 episodes, 2006-2008 2006-09-23
Avatar: The Last Airbender Unknown 2005-02-21
Robot Chicken Unknown 2005-02-20
Fat Actress Scottish Crewman 1 episode, 2005 2005-03-06
Criminal Minds Unknown 2005-09-22
The Boondocks Unknown 2005-11-06
The Batman Unknown 2004-09-11
All Grown Up! Unknown 2003-04-12
Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Two and a Half Men Unknown 2003-09-22
Andy Richter Controls the Universe Unknown 2002-03-19
The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy Unknown 2001-08-24
Justice League Unknown 2001-11-17
The Nightmare Room Unknown 2001-08-31
Even Stevens Unknown 2000-06-17
Malcolm in the Middle Unknown 2000-01-09
As Told by Ginger Unknown 2000-10-11
Judging Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Seven Days Unknown 1998-10-07
Johnny Bravo Unknown 1997-07-07
Team Knight Rider Unknown 1997-10-06
Dharma & Greg Unknown 1997-09-24
3rd Rock from the Sun Unknown 1996-01-09
Pacific Blue Unknown 1996-03-02
Superman: The Animated Series Unknown 1996-09-06
The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest Unknown 1996-08-26
Pinky and the Brain Unknown 1995-09-09
The Angry Beavers Unknown 1994-09-21
Friends Unknown 1994-09-22
Grace Under Fire Unknown 1993-09-29
Rugrats Unknown 1991-08-11
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Unknown 1990-09-10
Beverly Hills, 90210 Unknown 1990-10-04
Family Matters Unknown 1989-09-22
Thundercats Unknown 1985-01-23