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James Ross Meskimen (born September 10, 1959) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor and impressionist known for his work on Whose Line Is It Anyway?. He is also known for his voice-over work in video games.
Meskimen at the 2014 Annie Awards
James Ross Meskimen|
September 10, 1959
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Occupation||Stand-up comedian, actor, voice actor, impressionist|
Tamra Shockley (m. 1987)
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 and even before Robin Williams's death 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 Petraeus 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.
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- Anger Management – Daniel
- Avatar: The Last Airbender – Lieutenant Jee, General How, Avatar Kuruk
- Avengers Assemble – Ultron, Arsenal, Roxxon Guard #3, Phalanx, Scientist Supreme/Supreme-Adaptoid, Ultimates
- Friends – Bill (Season 10 Episode 2)
- 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
- Parks and Recreation – Martin Housely
- 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-El
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Carlos Chiang O'Brien Gambe
- The Big Bang Theory – Doctor, Man (voice), Las Vegas Wedding Chapel Minister
- The Boondocks – Bill O'Reilly, Chris Hansen, Additional voices
- The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air – Prof. Jeremy Mansfield, Werner (Season 6 Episodes 2 and 3)
- 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
- Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet Frankenstein – Mr. Yesman
- Apollo 13 – TELMU White
- Batman: Gotham Knight – Deadshot, Lt. James Gordon
- Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Pt. 1 – General Briggs
- Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Pt. 2 – Ronald Reagan
- 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
- 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 – 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 (Kingdom Hearts 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
- Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite - Ultron, Ultron Sigma, Ultron Omega
- MAG - SVER Executive
- Minecraft Story Mode - Milo
- 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
- Jim Meskimen Biography (1959-)
- SCIENTOLOGY: What I like about it. Jim Ross Meskimen's Blog.
- "Thanos Triumphant". Avengers Assemble. Season 2. Episode 13. March 1, 2015. Disney XD.
- "The Arsenal". Avengers Assemble. Season 2. Episode 1. September 28, 2014. Disney XD.
- "Avengers Disassembled". Avengers Assemble. Season 2. Episode 15. April 19, 2015. Disney XD.
- "The Ultron Outbreak". Avengers Assemble. Season 2. Episode 18. May 17, 2015. Disney XD.
- "Adapting to Change". Avengers: Ultron Revolution. Season 3. Episode 1. March 13, 2016. Disney XD.
- "The Ultimates". Avengers: Ultron Revolution. Season 3. Episode 2. March 20, 2016. Disney XD.
- "Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Avengers Reassembled". Lego Marvel Super Heroes. November 16, 2015.
- Justice League: Gods and Monsters (film). 2015.
- Rocksteady Studios. Batman: Arkham Knight. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. Scene: Credits, 13:05 in, Voiceover & Mocap Talent.
- Blizzard Entertainment. Diablo III. Scene: Closing credits, 4:10 in, Voice Over, Additional Voices.
- Blizzard Entertainment. Diablo III: Reaper of Souls. Scene: Closing credits, 5:23 in, Voice Over, Additional Voices.
- Square Enix. Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII. Scene: Closing credits, 5 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices.
- Toys for Bob. Skylanders: Trap Team. Scene: Closing credits, 8:40 in Voice Actors.