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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  George Wendt  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Chicago, Illinois


-- George Wendt on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=george+wendt


Illinois Connection

George was born in Chicago and lived in the Beverly neighborhood of Chicago as a child.

Biographical and Professional Information

Wendt briefly attended Notre Dame and graduated from Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Missouri. Upon returning to Chicago he became involved with Chicago's renowned Second City in 1975, leading to appearances on ''Saturday Night Live'' and eventually his most famous character as Norm Peterson in the long lived sitcom ''Cheers''.


Speaking Engagements

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Drinking with George :
ISBN: 9781439149591. OCLC Number: 905559579

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In Drinking with George, Wendt invites readers to crack open a cold one and pull up a seat at the bar as he celebrates the indelible, intoxicating beverage and all its irresistible peculiarities.