[Sydney, December 6. Image via Getty]

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 06: Twenty year veteran children's entertainer and actor Phil Cale chats with a young child during his Santa performance at Stanhope Gardens Shopping Centre on December 6, 2009 in Sydney, Australia. Phil Cale is commencing his 6th year playing the role of Father Christmas as a professional Santa performer. Straight Down The Line Promotions is one company training and supplying hundreds of Santa's to Australian suburban areas, Phil Cale will see an estimated 4000 children during his 35 day assignment at Stanhope Gardens Shopping Centre this year. (Photo by Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images)