Wendie Jo Sperber


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VIDEO: Ep 238 - Turpis Capillis Anuus

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Ep 238 - Turpis Capillis Anuus
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Length: 23:25
Aired: 1/14/1998

Recent hair loss - and wearing a wig - sends Murphy to a cancer support group. watch

VIDEO: Babes

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Length: 42:30
Aired: 11/11/2008

The murder of a homeless man leads detectives to four high school girls. But somebody drives the girls' ringleader to an apparent suicide. watch

VIDEO: Grounded For Life: The Letter(s)

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Grounded For Life: The Letter(s)
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Aired: 1/14/2005

The neighbors are getting letters from a mysterious homeowner’s association. Jimmy becomes a Vegan and Brad shops for an intimate anniversary present for Lily and runs into Sister Helen. watch


Love Affair
Roger N' Me
1941 (1979) -- (Movie Clip) Save It For The Japs

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Back to the Future Part III
Back To The Future
Sorority Boys
Sorority Boys [HD]

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American Dad!: Black Mystery Month
Roger n' Me
Grounded For Life: The Letter(s)

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Year Title Description
2002 Sorority Boys Movie, Actor - Professor Bendler
1995 Mr. Payback Movie, Actor - Woman with Kitten
1994 Love Affair Movie, Actor - Helen
1994 Mr. Write Movie, Actor - Roz
1992 Hearts Afire TV Show Series, Actor - Mavis Davis

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How about some nice words ...

Question: How about some nice words about the late Wendie Jo Sperber, who recently lost her battle to cancer? I remember first seeing her in an Afterschool Special and, of course, came to love her on Bosom Buddies. Wendi Jo was talented, funny and helped broaden the standard definition of "sexy" or "attractive" for a whole generation. Like Dana Hill, she was a great talent who still had a lot more to give as a person and a performer when we lost her. Answer: Thanks for that tribute. She was one of those great go-to gals (Kathy Najimy is another) who was not just a terrific comedic character actress, but a character as well who often made a show seem funnier than it really was. Just thinking of that acerbic, wry voice makes me smile. By all accounts, she was loved both on and off screen, and I'm only sorry Wendie Jo Sperber never got a show to call her own that would have made Wendie Jo Sperber the household name Wendie Jo Sperber so deserved to be ... read more


Wendie Jo Sperber, best known for playing cross-dressing Tom Hanks' confidante on the early-'80s sitcom Bosom Buddies, lost an eight-year battle with breast cancer on Tuesday. "The memory of Wendie Jo is that of a walking inspiration," says Hanks in a statement. "She met the challenges of her illness with love, cheer, joy and altruism. We are going to miss her as surely as we are all better for knowing her." Sperber's credits also included Michael J. Fox's big sister in all three Back to the Future movies. read more

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