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Doug Lennox (21 January 1938 - 28 November 2015) was a Canadian actor, writer and radio personality who appeared in various television shows and movies, such as "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids" TV series, "The New Avengers", "The Famous Jett Jackson" and "Police Academy 3". He is also known for appearing in the "X-Men" films as Albert A. Bartender. He is also best known as the author for the "Now You Know" series.

His character, P.T. Boomer, also referred to as Boomer, was suppose to be the main antagonist in Thomas and the Magic Railroad, but was cut from the film as test audiences complained that he was too frightening for children. However, he can be seen in a couple shots, such as the final chase scene, and also appeared in the trailers.

He died peacefully in his sleep on 28 November 2015, aged 77.