Steve Bridges

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Steve Bridges
Bridgesbush.jpg
Bridges and George W. Bush at the White House Correspondents' Dinner
Born(1963-05-22)May 22, 1963
Dallas, Texas[1]
DiedMarch 3, 2012(2012-03-03) (aged 48)
Los Angeles, California
NationalityAmerican
GenresStand-Up, Impressionist
 
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Steve Bridges
Bridgesbush.jpg
Bridges and George W. Bush at the White House Correspondents' Dinner
Born(1963-05-22)May 22, 1963
Dallas, Texas[1]
DiedMarch 3, 2012(2012-03-03) (aged 48)
Los Angeles, California
NationalityAmerican
GenresStand-Up, Impressionist

Steve Bridges (May 22, 1963 – March 3, 2012) was an American comedian, impressionist, and actor who "developed a repertoire of over 200 impressions, including TV characters Barney Fife and Homer Simpson, broadcasters Tom Brokaw, Paul Harvey and Rush Limbaugh, and political leaders Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Arnold Schwarzenegger".[2]

In 2006, he appeared alongside President George W. Bush at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, mimicking the president by voicing the president's "inner thoughts" during Bush's presidential speech.[3]

Bridges was a Biola University alumnus.[4]

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As George W. Bush[edit]

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Bridges was found dead on March 3, 2012, by his maid in his Los Angeles home after he failed to return a call the day before. According to his agent, Bridges had just returned from performing in Hong Kong and went to bed complaining that he felt "super-jetlagged".[5] His death was ruled an accident, with the probable cause “upper airway anaphylaxis” from a severe allergic reaction. [6]

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