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James Ross Meskimen (born September 10, 1959) is an American comedian, impressionist, and actor, known for his work on the improvisation show Whose Line Is It Anyway? and as the voice of President George W. Bush and other politicians for the internet JibJab animated shorts. He voices Thom Cat, Neighbor John, and Stumpy in Random! Cartoons.

Meskimen was born in Los Angeles, California, the son of actors Marion Ross and Freeman Meskimen. Meskimen portrayed the father of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's characters in the 2000 direct-to-video film Our Lips Are Sealed. He is a Scientologist. He appeared in multiple roles on the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air from 1993-96, and he played Officer Wholihan in the 2000 live-action adaptation of How the Grinch Stole Christmas!. He was also a contestant on Season 8 of America's Got Talent. Since the death of Robin Williams (and even in a few years before that), he's been the voice of the Genie in some of Disney's crossover works. (Meskimen is incredibly skilled at replicating Williams's voice.)

Meskimen has a one-man show entitled Jimpressions that he performs once a month at the Acting Center in Los Angeles, featuring him doing various impressions of actors, presidents, singers, and other celebrities.

His mother is none other than Marion Ross.

Notable roles include: