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Master Impressionist Jim Meskimen Shows You How to Do the Definitive ‘De Niro’

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Actor and impressionist Jim Meskimen, a regular face in the films of Ron Howard, knows how to do a great number of celebrity voices. Now you can learn how to mimic one of the most acclaimed actors of all time. 

Meskimen posted a detailed instructional video of his technique for doing the definitive Robert De Niro impression on his official YouTube page.

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Anyone who thinks they can do voices thinks they can also bat a DeNiro out of the park. It’s not as easy as it looks. There’s actually a lot more to it than just reciting a few lines from ‘Taxi Driver’ with a stretched mouth and a New York attitude. The key to any great impression isn’t just sounding like the man — Meskimen also teaches De Niro’s mannerisms and method of speaking.

This video is a must for any office impressionist who loves to ask their co-workers if they are indeed “talking” to them.

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