To honor the film’s 20-year anniversary, we suggest you pop in the DVD (or catch the movie on TV), break out the milk and cookies and take a look at the cast of ‘The Santa Clause’ — then and now.
Now: Though Lloyd went on to reprise his role as the (much older) Charlie in the rest of ‘The Santa Clause’ trilogy, he mostly left his acting career to instead focus on other passions, including school and his band. According to his , after graduating from college, Lloyd set his sights behind the camera, working as both an assistant director and assistant production coordinator on low-budget films and commercials. He last appeared in the mini-series ‘True Perfection,’ which you can watch on YouTube .
The man we know as Santa Claus has a history all his own. Today, he is thought of mainly as the jolly man in red, but his story stretches all the way back to the 3rd century. Find out more about the history of Santa Claus from his earliest origins to the shopping mall favorite of today, and discover how two New Yorkers–Clement Clark Moore and Thomas Nast–were major influences on the Santa Claus millions of children wait for each Christmas Eve.