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Jeff Gillen (November 2, 1942 - June 27, 1995) is an American actor and film director known for A Christmas Story, Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile, Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach, and Easy Money.

Life[]

Jeff Gillen was born on November 2, 1942 and died on June 27, 1995.

Career[]

Jeff Gillen played Santa Claus in A Christmas Story, was the director for Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile, played the thief's victim in Police Academy: Assignment: Miami Beach, and played Bettor in Easy Money.

Trivia[]

  • Jeff Gillen went on to create a studio called Great Southern Studios. This was located in North Miami Beach, Florida. He served as it's president until 1995 when he suffered a fatal heart attack.
  • He stood at 6 feet tall and weighed over 250 pounds.

References[]

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0318832/ https://www.achristmasstoryhouse.com/a-christmas-story-movie-facts/cast-and-crew/where-are-they-now/

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