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George Wendt Poster

Other Works

  • (2000) Music video: Appeared in MXPX video, "Responsibility".
  • (1992) Music video: Appeared in Soul Asylum video "Black Gold"
  • (1984) Music video: Appeared in the Ray Parker Jr. video "Ghost Busters"
  • (1999) TV commercial: Coors Light beer
  • TV commercials: Tuborn Super Light Danish beer (as his Cheers (1982) character "Norm").
  • (2002) TV commercial: Molson Export beer
  • (2001) TV commercial CompUSA stores
  • (1991) Music video: Appeared in Michael Jackson's "Black or White" playing the role of a boy's dad
  • TV commercials: Smithwicks Irish Ale
  • Short film: Appears in "Cranium Command" at Epcot in Walt Disney World.
  • (12/98) Stage: Took over the role of Yvan -- originated by Alfred Molina -- in the Broadway production of the Yasmina Reza play "Art".
  • (10/07) Stage: Took over the role of Edna Turnblad -- originated by Tony winner Harvey Fierstein) -- in the Broadway production of the musical "Hairspray".
  • Active on Broadway in the following productions:
  • Art (1998). Written by Yasmina Reza. Translated by Christopher Hampton. Incidental music by Gary Yershon. Directed by Matthew Warchus. Royale Theatre: 1 Mar 1998- 8 Aug 1999 (600 performances + 20 previews that began on 12 Feb 1996). Cast: Alan Alda (as "Marc"), Victor Garber Serge"), Alfred Molina (as "Yvan"). Replacement actors: Brian Cox (as "Marc"), Henry Goodman (as "Serge"), David Haig (as "Yvan"), Buck Henry (as "Marc") [circa 11 May 1999- 8 Aug 1999/Broadway debut], Judd Hirsch (as "Marc") [from 22 Dec 1998- ?], Wayne Knight (as "Yvan") [circa 11 May 1999- 8 Aug 1999], Joe Morton (as "Serge") [from 22 Dec 1998- ?], George Segal (as "Serge") [circa 11 May 1999- 8 Aug 1999], George Wendt (as "Yvan") [from 22 Dec 1998- ?/Broadway debut]. Produced by David Pugh, Sean Connery and Joan Cullman. Associate Producer: Dafydd Rogers and Stuart Thompson.
  • Hairspray (2002). Musical comedy.
  • The Yellow Brick Road Not Taken (2008). Special (benefit).
  • (October 2013) TV commercial for State Farm Insurance reprising his Saturday Night Live (1975) character, Bill Swerski.
  • (2013) TV commercial "Discount Double Check Guy" for State Farm Insurance with Robert Smigel and Aaron Rodgers
  • (1998) He acted in Yasmina Reza's play, "Art," at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Stacy Keach and David Dukes in the cast. Matthew Warchus was director.
  • (2007) He played the foreman (AKA juror #1) in a national touring production of "Twelve Angry Men" with the Roundabout Theatre Company.
  • (March 28 to May 6, 2007) He acted in Reginald Rose's play, "Twelve Angry Men," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Richard Thomas in the cast. Scott Ellis was director.

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