George Wendt


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  • Birth Name: George Robert Wendt
  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 10/17/1948, Libra
  • Profession: Actor
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Scoop: George Wendt, Kurt Fuller Heading to Franklin & Bash

Cheers alum George Wendt and character actor Kurt Fuller have signed on to guest-star on an upcoming episode of TNT's Franklin & Bash, has learned exclusively.

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Keck's Exclusives First Look: Kirstie's Cheers Reunion

Can you imagine if Cheers' cranky Carla (Rhea Perlman) had hooked up with sluggish barfly Norm (George Wendt)? "Nothing ever happened between us, which is why Cheers was such a crappy show," jokes Perlman. "read more

VIDEO: George Wendt 05/19/91

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George Wendt 05/19/91
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Aired: 5/18/1991

George Wendt - May 19, 1991: Check out selected sketches from the 1991 episode hosted by Cheers star George Wendt. Sketches include: 'Lil' General Fireworks' and 'It's Pat'. watch


Spice World: The Spice Girls Movie
Somewhere In Time
Space Truckers

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Mayor of the Sunset Strip
Spice World
Kids In America
Mayor of the Sunset Strip

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Kirstie: Thelma's Ex
George Wendt, Wayne Newton, Ace Frehley
Portlandia: Season 3: Off the Grid
Kickin' It: Season 2: Kickin' It On Our Own: Part 1

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TV Listings



Year Title Description
2012 TV's Most Dynamic Duos TV Show Series, Appearing
2008 A Colbert Christmas TV Show Series, Actor - Santa
2006 TV Land Awards TV Show Series, Appearing
2006 Modern Men TV Show Series, Actor - Tug Clarke
2006 Edmond Movie, Actor - Pawn Shop Guy

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Portlandia Announces Season 3 Guest Stars

Portlandia is quickly becoming to go-to spot for Hollywood stars.

Joining Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein in IFC's off-beat sketch comedy for Season 3 season are... read more

Cheers Star George Wendt Hospitalized

Cheers actor George Wendt has been hospitalized, the director of his upcoming play at Chicago's Northlight Theatre tells the Sun-Times

"George is family to us at Northlight and we wish him well for a complete and speedy recovery. He will be missed in the rehearsal room and on stage," Odd Couple director BJ Jones said.

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Exclusive: Disney XD Celebrates 'Pranksgiving' With Two New Shows

It's April Fools in November on Disney XD, which is celebrating the art of the practical joke throughout the month, including the launch of new hidden camera series Just Kidding. The show, hosted by YouTube personality Zach Fox, launches on Monday, Nov. 19 at 7/6c.

The channel will also start airing episodes of sister Disney Channel's Code: 9.

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Mega Buzz: NCIS' Mystery Photo, More Ned on Thrones and Castle's New Boss

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Who did Tony see in the photograph in the NCIS finale? Please tell me they're not going to break up the team! — Melanie
Executive producer Gary Glasberg gives us a hint. "It will be someone that we recognize," he says, adding we'll get that answer in the season premiere. We'll also get some serious intel on that microchip that E.J. found in her co-worker's arm. New theory: These mysteries are totally connected, right?

I can't believe Game of Thrones killed off Ned Stark! Please console me with scoop. — Mark
Does this help? Although Ned Stark was beheaded on the Sept of Baelor, it's not... read more

Casting About: Dancing Star Hits the Curb

Onetime Dancing with the Stars contender Vivica A. Fox has joined the cast of Curb Your Enthusiasm for the HBO series' sixth season, playing a member of an African-American family that moves into the Davids' home following a major natural disaster.... Also per the Hollywood Reporter: Malcolm in the Middle dad Bryan Cranston will play Lucifer in four new hours of ABC Family's Fallen, to air next summer.... George Wendt is Ashley Williams' father and Beverly D'Angelo is Zachary Levi's socialite mom in Imperfect Union, a TBS comedy pilot set at a switch factory. read more

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