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George Robert Wendt, III

Birthdate: (66)
Birthplace: Chicago, IL, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of George Robert Wendt, Sr. and Loretta May Wendt
Husband of <private> Birkett
Father of <private> Wendt; <private> Wendt and <private> Wendt
Brother of <private> Wendt; Thomas Howard Wendt; <private> Wendt; <private> Wendt; <private> Wendt and 1 other

Managed by: Geoffrey David Trowbridge
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About George Wendt

George Wendt was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He attended a strict Jesuit prep school and then dropped out of Notre Dame University after a few uneventful years. He worked with the Windy City's famed Second City comedy troupe from 1974-1980. He is best known for playing Norm Peterson on the hit televison series, Cheers (1982). He is married to actress Bernadette Birkett, who provided the rare offscreen voice of Norm's unseen wife Vera. The couple have two sons and a daughter. They met while working at the Second City in Chicago.

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George Wendt's Timeline

October 17, 1948
Chicago, IL, USA