Bob Thomas (actor)
Bob Thomas (born March 1, 1954 in Appalachia, Virginia ) is a radio personality, actor, and writer. He was one of the top radio announcers in Knoxville, Tennessee for 25 years. During his tenure at radio station WIVK, he had the highest-rated midday radio show in the United States for over 16 years. As an actor, he has appeared in many films and hundreds of commercials. He wrote several episodes of the popular TV show Lizzie McGuire. In 2004, he played "Slammin' Sammy" in the film Friday Night Lights. He is the father of actor Jake Thomas.