Jay Thomas Passes Away

Jay Thomas Passes Away

Comedian, actor, and radio host Jay Thomas has passed away.

Jay passed away after a battle with cancer at 69 years old.

I first remember seeing Jay on Mork and Mindy, were he played Remo DaVinci co-owner of the New York Deli. Remo was a funny character and was featured in 20 episodes of the series.

Jay also had a small but nice run as Eddie LeBec on Cheers. He played Rhea Perlman’s estranged husband on multiple episodes over a 3 year period.


My favorite tv appearances of Jay Thomas over the years was when he would be on talk shows, especially his David Letterman Christmas-time appearances (including the Lone Ranger story). Always funny stuff.


Thoughts and prayers for the family and friends of Jay Thomas.



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