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Clara Peller (1902–1987)

Peller was born in Russia in 1902, one of eight or nine children born to Wolf Swerdlove (Swerdlov/Sverdlov; died 1949) and Yudis (aka "Julia") Tilkin (or Tilken; died 1952). The family emigrated to the United States when she was a child, settling in Chicago. In 1925, Clara Swerdlove married a local jeweler, William Peller. The couple had two ... See full bio »

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The Stuff Special Guest Star in Stuff Commercial
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 1986 WWE PPV on WWE Network (TV Series)
Clara Peller
- WrestleMania II (1986) ... Clara Peller
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
 1985 Moving Violations
Emma Jean
 1985 The Stuff
Special Guest Star in Stuff Commercial
 1984 Wendy's: Where's the Beef? (TV Short)
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 1986 WrestleMania 2 (TV Special)
 1984 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
- George McGovern/Madness (1984) ... Self (uncredited)
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 1999 TV Land Presents the Greatest Commercials of All Time (TV Special documentary)
 1995 The Greatest Commercials Ever Made (TV Special)
 1986 Bodywatch (TV Series)

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TV commercial for Jartran Truck Rental (1983) 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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