Jay Thomas (born July 12, 1948, died August 242017) was an American actor, comedian and radio talk show host. His Disney roles include Dan Gold in Shake It Up, Easter Bunny in The Santa Clause 2 and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, Barry Anger in Teacher's Pet, Ares in Hercules and Hercules: Zero to Hero, Charles Fletcher in My Date with the President's Daughter, additional voices in the Goof Troop episode "A Goof of the People",  Marvin Reckler in Encino Woman, Sy Furbis in The Golden Girls and the Delivery Man in the Disney Sunday Movie episode "Justin Case". He also played Bill Meister in Mr. Holland's Opus and Zim Zimmerman in Straight Talk.