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Jay Thomas

Comedian/actor/writer

Born - 12 July 1948, Kermit, Texas, USA
Died - 24 August 2017

Talented American entertainer with dark, receding hair, oval face and wry smile, a guest on many TV comedy series. Born Jon Terrell, he also strolled through a number of films: C.H.U.D. (1984), Legal Eagles (1986), Justin Case (1988), Little Vegas (1990), Straight Talk (1992), Mr Holland's Opus (1995), A Smile Like Yours (1997), The Big Tease (1999), Surfacing (2001), The Santa Clause 2 (2002), The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006), The Pool Boys (2009), A Kiss for Jed (2011), Snatched (2011), Underdogs (2013) and The Trials of Cate McCall (2013), his last. He died from cancer.