David Huddleston

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Birthday
17, 1930
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Aug 2, 2016 (85)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
17, 1930
Birthplace
Virginia
Death Date
Aug 2, 2016 (85)

About

American actor who played the eponymous Santa Claus of Santa Claus: The Movie. He played the other Lebowski as opposed to the Lebowski that Jeff Bridges played in the Coen Brothers film The Big Lebowski.

Before Fame

One of his biggest early roles came in the film A Lovely Way to Die and got his break out role in Mel Brook's Blazing Saddles.

Trivia

He had a major recurring role on The Wonder Years and made other television appearances in Bewitched, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and Charlie's Angels among numerous others.

Family Life

He was born in Vinton, Virginia. He was married to Carole Ann Swart until her death in 1987. His son Michael Huddleston is a fellow actor.

Associated With

He played a role in the It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Christmas Special which starred Charlie Day as part of the ensemble cast.