Jay Thomas

Jay Thomas

  • Born on
    • July 12th, 1948
  • Died on
    • August 24th, 2017
Jay Thomas was an American actor, comedian, and radio personality. He was heard in New York from 1976-79 on Top 40 station 99X, and later on Rhythmic CHR station WKTU, and in Los Angeles beginning in 1986 on KPWR "Power 106", where he hosted the station's top-rated morning show until 1993. His notable television work included his co-starring role as Remo DaVinci on Mork & Mindy (1979–81), the recurring role of Eddie LeBec, a Boston Bruins goalie on the downside of his career, on Cheers (1987–89), the lead character of newspaper columnist Jack Stein on Love & War (1992–95), and a repeat guest role as Jerry Gold, a talk show host who becomes both an antagonist and love interest of the title character on Murphy Brown. He won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series in 1990 and 1991 for portraying Gold.

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Acting (17 Credits)

2013The Trials of Cate McCall as Loncraine
2009The Pool Boys as Martin Sperling
2009Labor Pains as GarthWatch Free
2006The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause as Easter Bunny
2004Teacher's Pet as Barry Anger (voice)
2002Monday Night Mayhem as Pete Rozelle
2002Dragonfly as Hal
2002The Santa Clause 2 as Easter Bunny
1998My Date with the President's Daughter as Charles Fletcher
1997A Smile Like Yours as Steve Harris
1997Killing Mr. Griffin as Mr. Griffin
1995Mr. Holland's Opus as Bill Meister
1992Straight Talk as Zim Zimmerman
1990Miracle Landing as Ed Meyer, Maui Tower Supervisor
1989Michael Jordan: Come Fly with Me as Narrator
1984C.H.U.D. as Cop in Diner
1978Mork & Mindy


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