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Bernadette Birkett

Bernadette Birkett was born on July 8, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Mary Bernadette Birkett. She is an actress, known for It's Garry Shandling's Show. (1986), Heartbreakers (2001) and St. Elmo's Fire (1985). She has been married to George Wendt since July 8, 1978. They have three children. See full bio »
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Known For

It's Garry Shandling's Show.
It's Garry Shandling's Show. Jackie Schumaker
Heartbreakers Jack's Mother
St. Elmo's Fire
St. Elmo's Fire Rachael
The Ratings Game
The Ratings Game Mrs. Sweeney


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 2010 Love Shack (Video)
Lynette Kelly
 2009 Hollywood Acting Academy (Short)
Julia Lyons
 2006 School for Scoundrels
Woman (uncredited)
 2004 Frasier (TV Series)
- Coots and Ladders (2004) ... Janelle
 2001 State of Grace (TV Series)
- The Force of Fun (2001)
 1998 Alien Avengers II (TV Movie)
 1996 Dave's World (TV Series)
High Priestess Ramona
- Pardon My Nuptials (1996) ... High Priestess Ramona
 1995 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
- Roseanne's Return (1995) ... Patient
 1995 The George Wendt Show (TV Series)
- Rash Behavior (1995) ... Pam
 1984-1993 Cheers (TV Series)
Vera Peterson / Tinker Bell
- Look Before You Sleep (1993) ... Vera Peterson (voice)
- No Rest for the Woody (1992) ... Vera Peterson (voice, uncredited)
- It's a Wonderful Wife (1991) ... Vera Peterson (voice, uncredited)
- Thanksgiving Orphans (1986) ... Vera Peterson (voice, uncredited)
- Fairy Tales Can Come True (1984) ... Tinker Bell
 1993 Bob (TV Series)
Bernadette Birkett
- Da Game (1993) ... Bernadette Birkett
 1986-1990 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series)
Jackie Schumaker
- Driving Miss Garry (1990) ... Jackie Schumaker
- The Talent Show (1990) ... Jackie Schumaker
- The Last Show (1990) ... Jackie Schumaker
- Family Man (1990) ... Jackie Schumaker
- Leonard Gets Metaphysical (1990) ... Jackie Schumaker
 1989 Dinner at Eight (TV Movie)
 1988 The Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
- Dick Stops Smoking (1988) ... Babette
 1985-1988 Family Ties (TV Series)
Carol / Mrs. Cromwell
- The Play's the Thing (1988) ... Carol
- Auntie Up (1985) ... Mrs. Cromwell
 1987 Jerry Seinfeld: Stand-Up Confidential (TV Movie)
Cast Member
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Miss Parillo
- The Leftovers (1986) ... Miss Parillo
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Katie Schlessinger (segment "The World Next Door")
- The After Hours/Lost and Found/The World Next Door (1986) ... Katie Schlessinger (segment "The World Next Door")
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
- The Wedding Ring (1986) ... Tina
 1986 Newhart (TV Series)
Mrs. Van Cleve
- Dwight Schmidlapp Is Not a Quitter (1986) ... Mrs. Van Cleve
 1985 St. Elmo's Fire
 1985 Rodney Dangerfield: Exposed (TV Movie)
 1984 The Ratings Game (TV Movie)
Mrs. Sweeney
 1984 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
The Nurse
- The Command Post (1984) ... The Nurse
 1983 After MASH (TV Series)
Margie Dixon
- Shall We Dance (1983) ... Margie Dixon (as Bernadette Birkette)
 1982 Kiss Me Goodbye
 1982 Benson (TV Series)
Mrs. Kirkwood
- Benson's New Home (1982) ... Mrs. Kirkwood
 1982 Jekyll and Hyde... Together Again
Mrs. Simpson
 1982 Open All Night (TV Series)
- Such Good Friends (1982) ... Wanda
 1981 Taxi (TV Series)
Doris Marie Winslow
- Mr. Personalities (1981) ... Doris Marie Winslow
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Alternate Names:

Bernadette Birkette | Bernadette Wendt


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Is the eldest of 10 children, and has five children of her own (two from her first marriage and three with current husband, actor George Wendt). See more »

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