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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] want...to 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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Born:
Mar 19, 1916 In London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
35
First Appeared:
In the movie An Enemy of the People 1978-03-17
Latest Project:
Movie MouseHunt 1997-12-19
Known For
Poster of MouseHunt
Poster of The X-Files
Poster of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Poster of Seinfeld
Filmography
Movie Air Bud Judge Cranfield 1997-08-01
Series Ally McBeal Unknown 1997-09-08
Movie MouseHunt Ernie and Lars' Lawyer 1997-12-19
Movie Almost Dead Father Ambrose 1994-03-20
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
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 Bodies of Evidence Unknown 1992-06-18
Series The Golden Palace Unknown 1992-09-18
Series Home Improvement Sir Larry Houdini 1991-09-17
Series Wings Unknown 1990-04-19
Series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Cecil 1990-09-10
Movie The Challengers Zack 1990-10-14
Movie Whispers Joshua Rinehart 1990-12-07
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Series Booker Unknown 1989-09-24
Series Roseanne Unknown 1988-10-18
Series Murphy Brown Unknown 1988-11-14
Series War and Remembrance Unknown 1988-11-13
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
Series Misfits of Science Unknown 1985-10-04
Movie The Philadelphia Experiment Dr. James Longstreet 1984-08-03
Movie Porky's II: The Next Day Carter 1983-06-24
Series Cheers Unknown 1982-09-30
Series St. Elsewhere Unknown 1982-10-26
Movie Porky's Mr. Carter 1981-11-13
Movie The Changeling Albert Harmon 1980-03-27
Movie An Enemy of the People Morten Kiil 1978-03-17
Movie Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! Senator Polk 1978-10-01