Bernadette Birkett


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Bernadette Birkett was born on July 8, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Mary Bernadette Birkett. She is an actress, known for Heartbreakers (2001), St. Elmo's Fire (1985) and Mr. Mom (1983). She has been married to George Wendt since July 8, 1978. They have three children. See full bio »

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Known For

Heartbreakers Jack's Mother
(2001)
St. Elmo's Fire Rachael
(1985)
Mr. Mom Young Woman Shopper
(1983)
The Life Coach Mama O'Reilly
(2005)

Filmography

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 2018-2019 Arrested Development (TV Series)
Rose
- Taste Makers (2019) ... Rose
- Premature Independence (2018) ... Rose
 2010 Love Shack (Video)
Lynette Kelly
 2009 Hollywood Acting Academy (Short)
Julia Lyons
 2006 School for Scoundrels
Woman (uncredited)
 2005 The Life Coach
Mama O'Reilly
 2004 Frasier (TV Series)
Janelle
- Coots and Ladders (2004) ... Janelle
 2001 State of Grace (TV Series)
Sister Winters
- Saving Grace (2001) ... Sister Winters
- The Force of Fun (2001) ... Sister Winters
 2001 Heartbreakers
Jack's Mother
 1997 Alien Avengers II (TV Movie)
Shirley
 1996 Dave's World (TV Series)
High Priestess Ramona
- Pardon My Nuptials (1996) ... High Priestess Ramona
 1995 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Patient
- Roseanne's Return (1995) ... Patient
 1995 The George Wendt Show (TV Series)
Pam
- 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)
Hattie
 1988 The Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Babette
- 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
 1986 The Magical World of Disney (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)
Tina
- 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
Rachael
 1984 The Ratings Game (TV Movie)
Mrs. Sweeney
 1984 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
The Nurse
- The Command Post (1984) ... The Nurse
 1983 AfterMASH (TV Series)
Margie Dixon
- Shall We Dance (1983) ... Margie Dixon (as Bernadette Birkette)
 1983 Mr. Mom
Young Woman Shopper
 1982 Kiss Me Goodbye
Mother
 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)
Wanda
- Such Good Friends (1982) ... Wanda
 1981 Taxi (TV Series)
Doris Marie Winslow
- Mr. Personalities (1981) ... Doris Marie Winslow
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Other Works:

(November 6, 2013 to January 19, 2014) She played Edith Lambert in Sumner Arthur Long's play, "Never Too Late," at the New Theatre Restaurant in Overland Park, Kansas with George Wendt (Harry Lambert); Craig Benton (Charlie); Tim Caster (Policeman); Colleen Fee (Kate); Jeannine Hutchings (Grace Kimbrough); Kip Niven (Mayor) and... See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bernadette Birkette | Bernadette Wendt

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Trivia:

Older sister of Joe Birkett. She and George Wendt appeared at a fund raiser in his failed bid for the Illinois Attorney General in 2002. See more »

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