2019-01-30

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  • Faith: Christian - Catholic
  • Career: Actor
  • Birthday:  October 17, 1948
  • Fun Faith Fact!: His first job in show business was sweeping the floors for The Second City.

George Wendt was born in Chicago, Illinois and attended the University of Notre Dame for two years before being expelled for earning a 0.0 GPA during the first semester of his junior year. He later attended the Jesuit Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Missouri and graduated with a degree in economics. He is best known for his role as Norm Peterson in all 275 episodes of the classic TV show "Cheers." His work on the show earned him six consecutive Emmy's for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

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