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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What Happened When the Cast of Cheers Reunited?

What would've happened to the cast of Cheers if nobody ever knew their name?

"I'd be running a sober living environment!" George Wendt, who played the bar's best patron Norm, tells us.

'90s shows that need to make a comeback

Wendt, Ted DansonKirstie AlleyShelley Long and Bebe Neuwirth recently got together on set where they looked back at some their fondest memories from the show's 11 seasons. So, what did the group have to say about their first (nearly canceled) season and what they'd be doing today had the show not caught on? Watch:

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TBS Orders Comedies From Steve Carell, Will & Grace Creators

TBS has ordered three new comedies, including a police satire from executive producers Steve and Nancy Carell, and a new series from Will & Grace creators David Kohan and Max Mutchnick, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Angie Tribeca stars Rashida Jones as a lone-wolf detective of the Really Heinous Crimes Unit who isn't happy when her boss...read more

Videos

Hostage For A Day
House
Dennis The Menace Strikes Again
Lakeboat

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

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

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Credits

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

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News

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, TVGuide.com 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

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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