George Wendt

Trivia and Quotes

Quotes (5)

  • George Wendt: (about his favorite comedian George Carlin) He's so outrageous. He doens't hit on all the cylinders all the time for me, but he's just so courageous.

  • George Wendt: My look hasn't changed in 30 years.

  • George Wendt: Improvising is best left to those who really love it. Improvising itself is kind of fun, but the apprehension before the improv is not. I don't think that fast; I can't write that fast. Some people can look at a bunch of suggestions and can come up with a premise, but that was never my long suit.

  • George Wendt: It's really an honor to help raise a memorial for the guys who fell in the line of duty.

  • George Wendt: I not only get recognized - I get recognized from behind.

Trivia (28)

  • George is 5'8" tall.

  • George's favorite movies are The Godfather and The Godfather II. His favorite line from a movie is "Take the gun, leave the cannoli." He loves the book Grapes of Wrath and the TV show The Honeymooners.

  • George Wendt played a character named Norm Peterson on 6 shows: Cheers (1982), St. Elsewhere (1982), The Tortellis (1987), The Simpsons (1989), Wings (1990), and Frasier (1993).

  • George is an avid Notre Dame football fan and Chicago Cub fan.

  • George is one of three original actors that played in all 273 episodes of Cheers. Rhea Perlman and Ted Danson are the other two.

  • George is only one of 4 different actors who has played his character in six different shows.

  • George grandfather was Tom Howard who was the most famous new reporter for the Chicago Tribune.

  • George graduated from Rockfurst College, in Kansas City, Missouri.

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