Steve Bridges

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Steve Bridges
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Bridges and George W. Bush at the White House Correspondents' Dinner
Born (1963-05-22)May 22, 1963
Dallas, Texas[1]
Died March 3, 2012(2012-03-03) (aged 48)
Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Genres Stand-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 the real 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.

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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".[4] “Stephen's passing has been ruled an accident and that the probable cause of death was due to “upper airway anaphylaxis”, caused by a severe allergic reaction.

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