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Eric Christmas

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Eric Cuthbert Christmas (March 19, 1916 – July 22, 2000) was a British stage and screen actor, with over 40 films and several more television roles to his credit. He was well-known for his role as Mr. Carter, the principal of Angel Beach High School, in the 1982 hit comedy Porky's, the 1983 sequel Porky's II: The Next Day, and the 1985 sequel Porky's Revenge!. He was also well-known for his sporadic role as Reverend Diddymoe in the NBC sitcom, Amen. Christmas was born in London, UK and later immigrated to Canada. His role as a priest in the 1971 film Harold and Maude includes a memorable monologue to an off-camera Harold, in which he discusses, with increasing nausea and disgust, how the thought of Harold's sexual affair with a much older woman "makes [him] vomit." His other film roles include The Philadelphia Experiment (1984), Bugsy (1991), Almost Dead (1994), Naked Gun 33⅓: The Final Insult (1994), Air Bud (1997), and his final feature film MouseHunt (1997). Christmas also made guest appearances in many television shows, including Adventures in Rainbow Country, Due South, ER, Night Court, Wiseguy (as Harry "The Hunch" Shanstra), Seinfeld, Cheers, Home Improvement (as Sir Larry the Magician), Coach, The X-Files, Booker, Matlock, Walker Texas Ranger, Roseanne, Major Dad and Ally McBeal. He also acted in and directed productions of San Diego, California's Old Globe Theatre's Shakespeare Festivals for many years. Through the 1970s and 1980s, Christmas was a drama professor at the University of California, San Diego. Description above from the Wikipedia article Eric Christmas, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Mar 19, 1916 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie MouseHunt 1997-12-19
Known For
Poster of Air Bud
Poster of Middle Age Crazy
Poster of Gideon
Movie MouseHunt Ernie and Lars' Lawyer 1997-12-19
Movie Air Bud Judge Cranfield 1997-08-01
Series Ally McBeal Unknown 1997-09-08
Movie Almost Dead Father Ambrose 1994-03-20
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie Ed and His Dead Mother Mr. Abner 1993-06-04
Series The X-Files Unknown 1993-09-10
Series Eerie, Indiana Milkman 1991-09-15
Series Home Improvement Sir Larry Houdini 1991-09-17
Movie Dead in the Water Judge Griffin 1991-12-04
Movie Bugsy Ronald the Butler 1991-12-10
Series Wings Unknown 1990-04-19
Movie Whispers Joshua Rinehart 1990-12-07
Movie The Challengers Zack 1990-10-14
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Series Booker Unknown 1989-09-24
Series Roseanne Unknown 1988-10-18
Series War and Remembrance Unknown 1988-11-13
Series Murphy Brown Unknown 1988-11-14
Movie Home is Where the Hart Is Martin Hart 1987-06-13
Series Wiseguy Unknown 1987-09-16
Series J.J. Starbuck Unknown 1987-09-26
Series Jake and the Fatman Unknown 1987-09-26
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Series ALF Unknown 1986-09-22
Movie Porky's 3: Revenge Mr. Carter 1985-03-22
Movie The Philadelphia Experiment Dr. James Longstreet 1984-08-03
Movie All of Me 1984-09-21
Movie Porky's II: The Next Day Carter 1983-06-24
Series St. Elsewhere Unknown 1982-10-26
Movie Porky's Mr. Carter 1981-11-13
Movie The Changeling Albert Harmon 1980-03-28
Movie Middle Age Crazy Tommy 1980-07-25
Movie An Enemy of the People Morten Kiil 1978-03-17
Movie Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! Senator Polk 1978-10-01
Series Little House on the Prairie Unknown 1974-09-11
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-10-24
Series The Streets of San Francisco Unknown 1972-09-23
Movie Gideon Shillem 1971-03-25
Movie Johnny Got His Gun Corporal Timlon 1971-08-04
Movie The Andromeda Strain Senator from Vermont 1971-03-12
Movie Harold and Maude Priest 1971-12-20
Series Columbo Bruno Wexler 1971-09-15
Series Cannon Unknown 1971-09-14
Series The Young Rebels 1970-09-20
Movie Monte Walsh Col. Wilson 1970-10-02
Movie Mr. Scrooge Jacob Marley 1964-01-01
Movie MacBeth Porter 1961-01-22
Movie Crossroads 1957-09-25
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
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