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George Wendt

 
Date of Birth: October 17, 1948 (73)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Madison Square Garden Return Engagement, 2017
Santa
  [Regional (US)]
2017
J. Edgar Hoover
  [Broadway]
2013
Doc Golightly
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Santa
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Edna Turnblad [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Yvan [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Ken Finnerty

Photos

Beth Triffon, Lynne Marie Stewart, Tim DeKay, Terry Walters, George Wendt Photo

Beth Triffon, Lynne Marie Stewart, Tim DeKay, Terry Walters, George Wendt

From: 
Date:
03/06/2020
Tim DeKay, Dana Gould, George Wendt, Willie Garson, Tim Ransom, Dayle Reyfel, Bradley Photo

Tim DeKay, Dana Gould, George Wendt, Willie Garson, Tim Ransom, Dayle Reyfel, Bradley White, Eugene Pack, Milanka Brooks, Intae Kim. Front row: Jennifer Grant (l.), Lynne Marie Stewart,

From: 
Date:
03/06/2020

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Madison Square Garden Return Engagement, 2017
Santa

  [Regional (US)]
2017
J. Edgar Hoover

  [Broadway]
2013
Doc Golightly

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Santa

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2002
Edna Turnblad [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Yvan [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1993
Ken Finnerty






George Wendt News

Richard Elfman's ALIENS, CLOWNS, & GEEKS Sets Blu-ray & DVD Release Photo Richard Elfman's ALIENS, CLOWNS, & GEEKS Sets Blu-ray & DVD Release
by Michael Major - May 19, 2022

Special features include behind-the-scenes interviews with cast and crew, a new interview with Richard Elfman, and a music video from Mambo Diabolico, the surrealist musical collaboration between Elfman and the legendary Ego Plum. Aliens, Clowns and Geeks features the late Verne Troyer, Steve Agee, French Stewart, and George Wendt.

BWW Interview: FILMMAKER SETH LANDAU GETS SECOND SHOT ON TWO FEATURES Photo BWW Interview: FILMMAKER SETH LANDAU GETS SECOND SHOT ON TWO FEATURES
by Lee Cooley - Mar 18, 2022

Seth Landau believes that people who are meant to find his films, will find them. MVD Entertainment Group is giving them a second chance.

Wake Up With BWW 2/17: Lana Gordon Joins HADESTOWN, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/17: Lana Gordon Joins HADESTOWN, and More!
by - Feb 17, 2022

Today's top stories include the casting of Lana Gordon in the role of Persephone in Hadestown beginning Tuesday, February 22 at Broadway’s Walter Kerr Theatre. Plus, watch the premiere of the new web series, The Aging Ingenue! In today's episode: Claire gives a killer audition! ... but for which role? Starring Sara Jean Ford, Vishal Vaidya, Ashley Blanchet, and Will Reynolds.

Constantine Maroulis & George Wendt to Lead ROCK AND ROLL MAN: THE ALAN FREED STORY I Photo Constantine Maroulis & George Wendt to Lead ROCK AND ROLL MAN: THE ALAN FREED STORY Industry Presentation
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2022

Constantine Maroulis and George Wendt are set to star in an Industry Presentation of Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story on Thursday, March 3 and Friday, March 4. It features music and lyrics by Gary Kupper, a book by Gary Kupper, Larry Marshak and Rose Caiola, choreography by Warren Adams, and direction by Randal Myler and Warren Adams.

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Reading to Have Encore Presentation Photo IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Reading to Have Encore Presentation
by Michael Major - Dec 6, 2021

Relive last night’s spectacular performance featuring the star studded talent of Jason Sudeikis, Rosario Dawson, Mark Hamill, Martin Sheen, Mandy Patinkin, George Wendt, Lou Diamond Phillips, Phil Lamarr, Ben Mankiewicz, Ron Funches, Ed Harris, Kathy Bates, Naomi Rubin, Frances Fisher and more! Purchase tickets now.

Broadway Streaming Guide: Holiday Edition- Where to Watch Zoey's Extraordinary Christ Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: Holiday Edition- Where to Watch Zoey's Extraordinary Christmas & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Nov 26, 2021

As we welcome the most wonderful time of the year, Broadway fans will have much to be joyful about as dozens of Broadway stars appear in holiday films throughout the season. From Annie Live to Zoey's Extraordinary Christmas, see where Broadway stars will be appearing this holiday season. Check out our complete guide on where and when to watch your favorite Broadway stars in a hoiday film this season! 

SF SKETCHFEST Announces Initial Lineup For 2022 San Francisco Photo SF SKETCHFEST Announces Initial Lineup For 2022 San Francisco
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2021

SF Sketchfest announces the initial lineup for the 20th Anniversary comedy festival taking place January 7-23 in venues across San Francisco.

IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Reading Announces Musical Guests & Partners With TikTok Photo IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Reading Announces Musical Guests & Partners With TikTok
by Michael Major - Nov 18, 2021

The Wallows is composed of Dylan Minnette, Braeden Lemasters, and Cole Preston. The reading's star studded cast includes Jason Sudeikis, Rosario Dawson, Mark Hamill, Martin Sheen, Mandy Patinkin, George Wendt, Lou Diamond Phillips, Phil Lamarr, Ben Mankiewicz, Ron Funches, Ed Harris, Kathy Bates, Naomi Rubin and more. Get tickets now!

Kathy Bates Joins the All-Star Cast of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Table Read Photo Kathy Bates Joins the All-Star Cast of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Table Read
by Michael Major - Nov 9, 2021

Bates and Naomi Rubin join an all-star cast, including Jason Sudeikis, Jean Smart, Rosario Dawson, Mark Hamill, Martin Sheen, Lou Diamond Phillips, Ron Funches, Mandy Patinkin, Phil LaMarr, Ed Harris, George Wendt, Ben Mankiewicz and host Tom Bergeron for the live online table read.

Jason Sudeikis, Jean Smart & Mandy Patinkin to Star in IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Table Re Photo Jason Sudeikis, Jean Smart & Mandy Patinkin to Star in IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE Table Read
by Michael Major - Nov 2, 2021

Sudeikis will star as George Bailey with his real-life uncle, George Wendt, playing Uncle Billy. Jean Smart, Rosario Dawson, Mark Hamill, Martin Sheen, Mandy Patinkin, Lou Diamond Phillips, Phil Lamarr, Ben Mankiewicz, Ron Funches and Ed Harris will also appear in the reading. The event will be hosted by Tom Bergeron.

George Wendt Videos

BWW Exclusive: 'Matilda' Star Mia Sinclair Jenness Sings 'The Fanciest Midnight' on D VideoBWW Exclusive: 'Matilda' Star Mia Sinclair Jenness Sings 'The Fanciest Midnight' on Disney Channel's FANCY NANCY
by Stage Tube - Dec 23, 2020

Nancy wants to stay up until midnight on New Year's, and she breaks into song to plead her case!

VIDEO: Jessie Mueller, Andre De Shields, and More Sing 'Sweet Home Chicago' VideoVIDEO: Jessie Mueller, Andre De Shields, and More Sing 'Sweet Home Chicago'
by Stage Tube - Jul 9, 2020

An all-star line-up of Chicago natives and stars who got their start in the Windy City have come together for a new music video, performing the Blues anthem a?oeSweet Home Chicago.a?? 

Broadway Rewind: Watch Emilia Clarke in Scenes from 2013's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S VideoBroadway Rewind: Watch Emilia Clarke in Scenes from 2013's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2020

Today we rewind to 2013, when Breakfast at Tiffany's arrived on Broadway at the Cort Theatre, where it played for 38 performances starring the Game of Thrones star!

VIDEO: Lesli Margherita Performs 'Adelaide's Lament' and More Highlights from Bucks' GUYS AND DOLLS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld got a special preview of the upcoming production of GUYS AND DOLLS at the Bucks County Playhouse! Check out the rehearsal highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Comedian Lauren Lapkus Shares Oddball Characters in Video
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2016

Comedy Bang Bang star and host of the podcast 'With Special Guest Lauren Lapkus' explains all of her delightful characters.  Check out the hilarious video below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Friends' Reunite in New Clip from NBC's TRIBUTE TO JAMES BURROWS
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 17, 2016

Courteney Cox, David Schwimmer, Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow and Matt LeBlanc explain how Director Jim Burrows brought them together on 'Friends.'

VIDEO: Ted Danson Talks Taking Mushrooms with Woody Harrelson on Tonight's CONAN
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

In a clip from tonight's CONAN on TBS, guest Ted Danson talks about how he and Woody Harrelson played hooky from CHEERS and went on a psychedelic cruise with George Wendt and John Ratzenberger. Watch below!

VIDEO: First Look - Kirstie Alley Plays Tony Winning Broadway Star on TV Land's KIRSTIE, Airing Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

Below, get a first look at KIRSTIE, starring Kirstie Alley who reunites with her Cheers co-star Rhea Perlman. The sitcom also marks the return of Seinfeld's Michael Richards. The comedy premieres tonight, December 4 at 10/9C on TV Land!

VIDEO: Kirstie Alley Chats New Series 'Kirstie' on GMA
by - Dec 2, 2013

Kirstie Alley portrays a Broadway star in her new sitcom 'Kirstie', starring Rhea Perlman and Michael Richards.

VIDEO: First Look - Kirstie Allie Plays Tony Winning Broadway Star on TV Land's KIRSTIE
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 25, 2013

Below, get a first look at KIRSTIE, starring Kirstie Alley who reunites with her Cheers co-star Rhea Perlman.


George Wendt Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has George Wendt been in?
George Wendt has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has George Wendt been in?
George Wendt has not appeared in the West End