HomeArticleComedian Jay Thomas Dead at 69 After struggling against Cancer: Our deepest condolence for his Wife and Children
Comedian Jay Thomas Dead at 69 After struggling against Cancer: Our deepest condolence for his Wife and Children
Updated On 25 Aug, 2017 Published On 25 Aug, 2017
Comedian Jay Thomas Dead at 69 After struggling against Cancer. Know about his wonderful journey in career and his family life.
Do you know that the death rate due to cancer in the US is increasing every year and National Cancer Institute has published new reports that more than 59,000 American died last year, suffering from different types of cancer?
Although the disease can be cured, most have given up their lives, fighting against it and recently the famous actor and comedian, Jay Thomas faced his death due to cancer and sadly passed away this Thursday, leaving his wife, children and family shattered and heartbroken.
Comedian Jay Thomas Dead at 69 After struggling against Cancer
The two times Emmy Award winning actor, Jay Thomas, always lightened up the screens with his genuine humor through series like Murphy Brown and Cheers back in the 1990s.
Actor and radio Host Jay Thomas died at the age of 69, Source: Shutterstock
But the fire has now extinguished as this 69-year-old actor died on Thursday, 25th August at his home in Santa Barbara, California with wife Sally and sons by his side.
Thomas was diagnosed with throat cancer back in 2012 and he went on multiple surgery to remove the growing tumor.
He was under a lot of medications and yet his health condition was degrading every year. All in all, we share our deepest and sincere condolences to the entire family.
Jay was happily married to his wife Sally Michelson since 1987, blessed with three Children
Back in 1980's when he was just stepping into the film industry, he met his lovely wife Sally Michelson at a party. Jay was playing in famous ABC sitcom, Mork and Mindy along side late actor Robin Williams.
The duo fell in love and tied knots after a year of dating in 1987 at a private ceremony. The pair gave birth to two children, both son, Jacob Thomas and Samuel Thomas.
Late actor Jay Thomas with his wife Sally, Source: Getty Images
Despite this, Jay gave birth to another son out of wed lock before marrying his wife. He was in a relationship with a woman with whom he had a son named J.T. Harding.
Jay didn't know he had a son and the mother had given up their son up for adoption to another family in Michigan.
Jay with his first son, J.T. Harding, Source: P Interest