Edward Ernest “Judge” Reinhold, Jr. (born May 21, 1957) is an Emmy nominated American film and Television actor. Reinhold’s first film role was as high school senior Brad Hamilton in Fast Times At Ridgemont High. He then went on to star in Beverly Hills Cop, which became a internationally renowned movie franchise and launched a successful career in comedy films. Reinhold played supporting roles in a number of films, including Ruthless People, and Disney’s Christmas franchise, The Santa Clause 1, 2 & 3. His guest appearance on Seinfeld as ‘the Close Talker’ received critical acclaimed and earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series. His appearances on Seinfeld and popular series Arrested Development received two of the highest ratings on both series. Reinhold continues to act in films, most recently appearing in Bad Grandmas.