Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzElection Countdown: Small-donor donations explode | Russian woman charged with midterm interference | Takeaways from North Dakota Senate debate | O'Rourke gives 'definitive no' to 2020 run | Dems hope Latino voters turn Arizona blue White vote is 'fundamental problem' for Texas Dems, political analysts says Houston Chronicle endorses Beto O'Rourke in Texas Senate race MORE (R-Texas) didn't miss a beat while acting out a scene from his favorite movie, "The Princess Bride."

During a recent taping of "Candidate Cafe" with radio station WMUR in New Hampshire, the Republican presidential candidate did impressions of characters played by Billy Crystal, Carol Kane, and Mandy Patinkin in the 1987 film.

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Cruz, who once aspired to be an actor, according to The New York Times, recited the movie's lines from memory.

"That's why I love that movie," Cruz said. "My media team is now having a heart attack."