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J. Alan Thomas (1950–2007)

J. Alan Thomas was born on May 8, 1950 in the USA as Jeffrey Alan Thomas. He was an actor, known for Throw Momma from the Train (1987), Taxi (1978) and Broadcast News (1987). He was married to Sona Chenault. He died on April 15, 2007 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »


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Throw Momma from the Train
Taxi Jeff Bennett
Broadcast News
Broadcast News Airport Cabbie
Domestic Life
Domestic Life Jeff, the floor manager


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 1999 Man on the Moon
J. Alan Thomas / Jeff Bennett (uncredited)
 1987 Broadcast News
Airport Cabbie (as Jeffrey Alan Thomas)
 1984 The Ratings Game (TV Movie)
Cop #2
 1984 Cheers (TV Series)
- Fairy Tales Can Come True (1984) ... Jeff
 1984 Domestic Life (TV Series)
Jeff, the floor manager
 1978-1983 Taxi (TV Series)
Jeff Bennett
- Tony's Baby (1983) ... Jeff Bennett (uncredited)
 1975 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Mellow Yellow Patron
- Lady Blue (1975) ... Mellow Yellow Patron (uncredited)

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Jeffrey Alan Thomas | Jeff Thomas

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