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Jay Thomas

Best known as an Actor based on credits in that role in 10 films, with $499,138,638 worldwide aggregate box office (rank #6,907)
Best-known acting roles: Easter Bunny (The Santa Clause 2), Easter Bunny (The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause), Bill Meister, Phys-Ed Teacher JFK High School (Mr. Holland’s Opus), Hal (Dragonfly), Waiter in Restaurant (Legal Eagles)
Born: July 12th, 1948
Died: August 24th, 2017

  1. Summary
  2. Acting Credits
  3. Technical Credits

Career Summary


  MoviesDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
As an ActorSupporting2$82,617,621$23,700,000$106,317,621
(Unclassified)8$336,221,017$56,600,000$392,821,017

Latest Ranking on Selected Box Office Record Lists


RecordRankAmount
Top Stars at the Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,001-3,100) 3,090 $418,838,638
Top Stars at the International Box Office (Rank 19,601-19,700) 19,687 $80,300,000
Top Stars at the Worldwide Box Office (Rank 6,901-7,000) 6,907 $499,138,638

See the Acting Credits tab for all Acting Box Office Records and the Technical Credits tab for all Technical Box Office Records.


All Acting Credits


Release
Date
TitleRoleDomestic
Box Office
International
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
8/16/2013 Underdogs Mike Mayhew  $35,017 $0 $35,017
11/3/2006 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Easter Bunny  $84,500,122 $23,000,000 $107,500,122
1/16/2004 Teacher's Pet: The Movie Barry Anger  $6,491,969 $0 $6,491,969
11/1/2002 The Santa Clause 2 Easter Bunny  $139,225,854 $33,600,000 $172,825,854
2/22/2002 Dragonfly Hal  $30,063,805 $0 $30,063,805
1/28/2000 The Big Tease Tony Bolero  $185,577 $0 $185,577
12/29/1995 Mr. Holland’s Opus Bill Meister, Phys-Ed Teacher JFK High School  $82,582,604 $23,700,000 $106,282,604
4/3/1992 Straight Talk Zim Zimmerman  $21,202,099 $0 $21,202,099
6/18/1986 Legal Eagles Waiter in Restaurant  $49,851,591 $0 $49,851,591
8/31/1984 C.H.U.D. Cop in Diner  $4,700,000 $0 $4,700,000
Movies: 10Totals:$418,838,638$80,300,000$499,138,638
  Averages:$41,883,864$8,030,000$49,913,864


Supporting Roles


Release
Date
TitleOpening
Weekend
Box Office
Max
Theater
Count
Domestic
Box Office
Worldwide
Box Office
Domestic
Share
8/16/2013 Underdogs $18,722 4 $35,017 $35,017 100.0%
12/29/1995 Mr. Holland’s Opus $14,466 1,659 $82,582,604 $106,282,604 77.7%
Movies: 2Totals:  $82,617,621$106,317,621 
 Averages:$16,594832$41,308,811$53,158,81188.9%

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