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Clara Peller (1902–1987)

Clara Peller was born on August 4, 1902 in Chicago, Illinois. Clara lived most of her early life in Chicago. She married a local jeweler at age twenty; the couple had two children prior to divorcing eight years later. Peller worked as a manicurist for thirty-five years at a local Chicago beauty salon. Clara moved to a North Shore apartment to be ... See full bio »

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 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
 1985 The Stuff
Special Guest Star in Stuff Commercial
 1985 Moving Violations
Emma Jean
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 1986 WrestleMania 2 (TV Movie)
 1984 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
- George McGovern/Madness (1984) ... Herself (uncredited)
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 1999 The Greatest Commercials of All Time (TV Movie documentary)
 1986 Bodywatch (TV Series)

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TV commercial for Prego Pasta Plus spaghetti sauce (1985) See more »


4' 10" (1.47 m)

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Best known for Wendy's "Fluffy Bun" commercial, commonly known by its tagline, "Where's the beef?" See more »


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