Jan Saint was a highly quirky and distinctive New York City-based character actor who popped up in colorful minor parts in a handful of movies made in the 70s, 80s, and early 90s. Jan first began acting in films in the early 70s in such entertainingly trashy exploitation features as "Torture Me, Kiss Me," "Guess What We Learned in School Today?," and "Cry Uncle." He portrayed grubby bums in both "C.H.U.D." and "Crocodile Dundee." Moreover, Saint had a funny bit as a sidewalk Santa Claus who steals Tim Robbins' wallet in "Jacob's Ladder. Read more... "Frank Henenlotter: he's a nutty street preacher in the uproarious "Frankenhooker" and sleazy carnival owner Lyle Barker in the solid sequel "Basket Case 2." Outside of his regrettably sparse movie credits, Saint appeared in an Off-Broadway stage production of the play "Endecott and the Red Cross" which ran from May 7th to May 18th at the American Place Theatre in 1968. Jan Saint committed suicide by jumping off a bridge after he was diagnosed with a fatal illness.