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George Wendt: From Sweeping Floors to Emmy Nominations

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Who is George Wendt?

American actor, producer and director George Robert Wendt Jr. was born of Irish and German descent in Chicago, Illinois USA on 17 October 1948, making Libra his zodiac sign. He’s appeared in over 160 movies and TV series, but is probably still known best for starring as Norm Peterson in all the 271 episodes of the critically acclaimed comedy series “Cheers”, which also starred Rhea Perlman and Ted Danson, and was created by Glen Charles and James Burrows. It follows the people working and visiting the Boston bar ‘Cheers’, the series aired from 1982 through 1993 and won 78 of its 259 award nominations.

George’s still today highly active in the movie industry, and is currently shooting for the upcoming films “Love’s Second Act” and “Compound Fractures”.

Education and early life

George was raised in Chicago alongside his two brothers and six sisters, by their father George Robert Wendt who was a realtor and US Navy officer, and mother Loretta Mary (nee Howard) who was a housewife. George’s maternal grandfather was Thomas James ‘Tom’ Howard Jr, the late American photographer.

George was into several activities during his four years at Campion High School, but was mostly into appearing in school plays and practicing creative writing. He matriculated in 1967 and then enrolled at University of Notre Dame, however, he was expelled during his third year because his grade point average (GPA) was 0.00.

George eventually enrolled at Rockhurst College in Kansas City, Missouri from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics.

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Roles in movies

George joined the improvisational comedy enterprise The Second City as an alumnus in 1975, and his first job was as a floor sweeper.

His debut film appearance was playing Caterer in the 1978 comedy “A Wedding”, while some of his following roles were in the action adventure comedy “Bronco Billy”, the family comedy “My Bodyguard” and the romantic fantasy “Somewhere in Time”, all released in 1980.

The year 1982 saw him play Injured Man in the popular science fiction comedy “Jekyll and Hyde… Together Again”, which starred Bess Armstrong and Mark Blankfield, and was written and directed by Jerry Belson; it follows Dr. Daniel Jekyll who’s invented a white powder which ‘unleashes the animal in every person’. George was then cast to play and voice characters in several award-winning movies, such as the 1983 short animated adventure “Garfield on the Town” (voice role), and in 1984 the action adventure horror “Dreamscape” and the romantic comedy “The Ratings Game”.

What also marked the ‘80s for George was playing Fat Sam in the 1985 crime mystery comedy “Fletch”, which starred Joe Don Baker and Chevy Chase, and was directed by Michael Ritchie. It follows a newspaper reporter who’s taken on a dangerous job, and the film was nominated for an Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Motion Picture. Some of George’s notable performances in the remainder of the ‘80s were in the 1988 action comedy “Never Say Die”, the 1989 short adventure “Cranium Command” and the 1990 comedy “Masters of Menace”.

In 1991, he portrayed one of the main characters Bunny Baxter in the drama “Guilty by Suspicion”, which also starred Annette Benning and Robert De Niro, and was written and directed by Irwin Winkler. It follows a movie director working in Hollywood in 1951, and the film won two of its four award nominations. George could then have been seen playing supporting characters in several critically acclaimed movies, such as the 1992 romantic science fiction “Forever Young”, the 1994 comedy “Hostage for a Day” and the 1994 romantic family comedy “The Little Rascals”.

In 1997, he played Film Producer in the family musical comedy “Spice World”, which starred Emma Bunton and Mel B, and was directed by Bob Spiers. The film follows the Spice Girls as they’re performing around London, and it won three of its 14 award nominations. Some of George’s roles in the remainder of the ‘90s were in 1999 in the adventure family comedy “Alice in Wonderland” and the romantic comedy “Outside Providence”, and the 2000 drama “Lakeboat”.

What marked the 2000s for George was perhaps portraying Pawn Shop Owner in the 2005 thriller “Edmond”, which starred Julia Stiles and William H. Macy, and was directed by Stuart Gordon. It follows Edmond Burke who’s been sent into the New York City’s underworld by a fortune-teller, and the film won three of its five award nominations. Some of his other notable performances in the 2000s were in the 2006 fantasy comedy “Santa Baby”, the 2007 comedy “LA Blues”, and the 2009 family comedy “Opposite Day”.

The year 2017 saw George play Testimonial in the comedy “Sandy Wexler”, which starred Jennifer Hudson and Adam Sandler, and was directed by Steven Brill. It follows the life of a talent manager working in Los Angeles in the ‘90s, and the film won one of its three award nominations.

Some of George’s most recent film roles have been in the 2020 comedy “Stealing a Survivor”, the 2021 comedy “Americanish”, and the 2022 romantic comedy “Christmas with the Campbells”.

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Roles in TV series

George’s debut TV series role was playing Sergeant Tate in the 1981 episode “Murder Is a Drag” of the action crime adventure “Hart to Hart”, and the same year saw him appear in an episode of both the romantic comedy “Soap” and the comedy “Taxi”.

He spent the remainder of the ‘80s focused on shooting for “Cheers”, and the first half of the ‘90s saw him appear in an episode of several series, including the comedies “The Building”, “The Larry Sanders Show” and “The Martin Short Show”. In 1997, George played Les Polanski in 13 episodes of the popular comedy “The Naked Truth”, which starred Holland Taylor and Tea Leoni, and was created by Chris Thompson. It follows a photojournalist who’s just lost her job, and the series won only a single award.

George had only a couple of TV series roles in the 2000s, and what marked the decade for him was perhaps playing Tug Clarke in all the seven episodes of the 2006 comedy “Modern Men”, which starred Max Greenfield and Eric Lively, and was created by Ross McCall and Marsh McCall; it follows three single men who’ve hired a life coach to help them with their love lives. The 2000s also saw George make a guest appearance in the mystery “Masters of Horror”, the comedy “The Green Green Grass” and the sports comedy “Cubed”.

In 2015, George starred as Buzzy in all the 10 episodes of the comedy mini-series “Clipped”, which also starred Ashley Tisdale and Mike Castle, and was created by David Kohan and Max Mutchnick. It follows a group of friends working at a barbershop, and the mini-series was nominated for a 2016 Art Directors Guild Award for Excellence in Production Design.

George’s three most recent TV series roles have been in 11 episodes of the animated adventure comedy “Fancy Nancy” from 2018 through 2022 (voice role), the 2019 episode “Food in a Geoffy” of the comedy “The Goldbergs”, and five episodes of the 2021 “The Pack Podcast”.

Other credits

George directed the 1988 episode “Airport V” of the series “Cheers” and produced the 2003 crime thriller movie “King of the Ants”.

He received special thanks for the 2004 short documentary movie “Strictly Top-Shelf: The Guys Behind the Bar”, and the 2008 short documentary film “Beyond a Reasonable Doubt: Making ’12 Angry Men’”.

Some of his recent talk-show appearances have been in “Entertainment Tonight”, “Stars in the House” and “Let’s Be Real”.

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Awards and nominations

George has won one of his nine award nominations: a 2019 Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Award for Best Actor, for his performance in the 2019 crime action horror movie “VFW”.

He was also nominated for six Primetime Emmys for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series from 1984 through 1989, all for his performance in “Cheers”, a 1990 Viewers for Quality Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Quality Comedy Series, also for “Cheers” and a 1999 Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, for “Rupert’s Land”.

Love life and marriage

George’s a secretive man who prefers to keep his wife and their children away from media, but he’s still allowed his fans a glimpse into his love life.

He and American actress Bernadette Birkett married in a private ceremony on 8 July 1978, attended by only their closest friends; Bernadette’s appeared in 33 movies and TV series, and is perhaps known best for playing Jack’s Mother in the 2001 romantic crime comedy movie “Heartbreakers”, which was nominated for four awards.

Bernadette gave birth to their daughter Hilary Wendt in 1985, and their son Joe Wendt followed in 1987; they welcomed their second son Daniel Wendt in 1990. George and Bernadette kept their children away from media, wanting them to have normal lives.

George’s yet to speak about the women whom he had been with prior to meeting Bernadette; he’s married to Bernadette Birkett as of May 2023, and they have three children together.

Interesting facts and hobbies

George, American actress Rhea Perlman and American actor Ted Danson are the only three people to appear in all the episodes of “Cheers”.

George has portrayed and voiced Norm Peterson (his “Cheers” character) in seven other TV series, which include “Family Guy”, “Frasier” and “The Simpsons”.

He’s a huge fan of football, and cheers for the University of Notre Dame’s Fighting Irish; George attends every game that they play against the University of Southern California’s Trojans in Pasadena, California which is every two years.

He and American actress Margot Kidder were born on the exact dame day.

George launched his Twitter account in August 2009, but has tweeted only 33 times; he’s nevertheless followed by over 2,200 people on the network.

One of his favorite actors is the late Leslie Nielsen, while some of George’s favorite movies are “Spy Hard”, “Mr. Magoo” and “Superhero Movie”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

George’s age is 74. He has brown eyes and hair, is 5ft 9ins (1.77m) tall and weighs around 200lbs (90kgs).

George’s net worth’s been estimated at over $25 million as of May 2023.

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How rich is Mr. T now? From Bodyguard to Hollywood Star

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Who is Mr. T?

Famous American actor, professional boxer and former bodyguard Mr. T, was born Laurence Tureaud in Chicago, Illinois USA, on 21 May 1952, making Gemini his zodiac sign. He’s appeared in 53 movies and TV series, and is probably still known best for playing Clubber Lang in the critically acclaimed 1982 sports movie “Rocky III”, which Sylvester Stallone wrote, directed and starred in. The film also starred Talia Shire and Burt Young, follows the life of professional boxer Rocky, and won three of its 12 award nominations, including an Oscar nomination for Best Music, Original Song.

Education and early life

Mr. T was raised alongside his 11 older siblings (seven brothers and four sisters) in Chicago, by their father Nathaniel Tureaud who was a minister, and mother whose name remains undisclosed, but who was a housewife. Mr. T was five when Nathaniel abandoned the family, and he thus changed his name to Lawrence Teo in the same year; aged 18, he changed his name to Mr. T.

He was mostly into playing football, practicing martial arts and wrestling while attending Dunbar Vocational High School; he was his city’s wrestling champion two years in a row. Mr. T matriculated in 1970, and then enrolled at Prairie View A&M University on a football scholarship; he was focused on studying math, but was expelled after only a year.

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Before acting

Mr. T began working as a gym instructor when he was 19, and in 1975 joined the US Army’s Military Police Corps; after he was discharged in 1978, he attempted to join the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL) prior to becoming a nightclub bouncer. He’s revealed that he was involved in more than 200 fights while working as a bouncer, was sued numerous times, but won every case.

Mr. T then became a well-known bodyguard, working for wealthy people such as judges, businessmen and politicians; some of these included American singer and actress Diana Ross, the late professional boxer Muhammad Ali, and American actor and moviemaker Levardis Robert Martyn ‘LeVar’ Burton Jr.

He was also often offered to kill people, collect debts, find missing people and track runaway teenagers.

Mr. T’s since appeared in more than 100 commercials, for companies such as Forbes, Blizzard and Snickers.

Roles in movies

Mr. T’s acting career was launched when he was spotted by famous American actor and moviemaker Sylvester Stallone, while competing in the show “America’s Toughest Bouncer”; this was how he was cast to play Clubber Lang in the above mentioned movie “Rocky III”.

Some of Mr. T’s following roles were in the 1983 action comedy “D. C. Cab”, and in 1984 the comedy “The Toughest Man in the World” and the family drama “A Christmas Dream”. In 1987, he voiced Jabberwock in the animated family adventure “Alice Through the Looking Glass”, directed by Andrea Bresciani and Richard Slapczynski, and which starred Janet Waldo, Townsend Coleman and Phyllis Diller; it follows Alice who’s fallen through a mirror, and has found herself in Chessland. Mr. T could then have been seen appearing in the 1990 crime drama “Straight Line”, the 1992 sports video “Best of WrestleMania”, and the 1993 science fiction comedy “Freaked”.

His following notable performance was playing The Wise Janitor in the 2001 comedy “Not Another Teen Movie”, directed by Joel Gallen, and which starred Chyler Leigh, Jaime Pressly and Chris Evans. It’s a parody of various teenage movies, and the film was nominated for five awards.

Mr. T voiced Earl Devereaux in the critically acclaimed 2009 animated adventure comedy “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”, which won one of its 15 award nominations; this remains his most recent film role.

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Roles in TV series

Mr. T’s debut TV series appearance was in a 1982 episode of the comedy “Saturday Night Live”, and he was then cast to play and voice characters in an episode of various series, such as the family comedy “Silver Spoons”, the animated adventure comedy “Alvin & the Chipmunks”, and the family comedy “Diff’rent Strokes”.

From 1983 through 1985, Mr. T starred in his own animated action “Mister T”, created by Martin Pasko and Steve Gerber, and which also starred Cathy Cavadini and Peter Cullen; it follows Mr. T and his gymnastics team as they’re fighting crime together, and the series was nominated for a 1986 Young Artist Award for Best Family Animation Series or Special.

He became famous for playing the lead character B. A. Baracus in the evergreen action crime adventure “The A-Team”, which also starred George Peppard and Dwight Schultz, and aired from 1983 through 1987. The series follows the lives of four Vietnam veterans who’ve been framed with a crime, and won three of its 11 award nominations.

From 1988 through 1990, Mr. T starred as T. S. Turner in the crime drama “T and T”, created by Michael Hirsch and Elia Katz, and which also starred David Nerman and Alexandra Amini; it follows the life of private detective and former boxer T. S. Turner, and the series was nominated for two awards. Mr. T had only a couple of roles in the ‘90s, playing or voicing characters in an episode or two of the family comedy “Blossom”, the animated adventure comedy “Eek! The Cat” (voice role) and the animated family comedy “Sabrina: The Animated Series” (voice role).

From 2001 through 2003, he voiced Bongo in the English version of the animated family drama “Pecola”, and the remainder of the decade heard him voice characters in an episode of the animated family comedies “House of Mouse”, “The Simpsons” and “Johnny Bravo”.

Mr. T’s most recent TV series role has been playing a supporting character in the 2014 episode “Gary’s Big Break?” of the comedy “The Comeback Kids”; even though inactive in the film industry for nearly 10 years now, Mr. T hasn’t officially retired.

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Other credits

Mr. T voiced himself in the 2003 video game “Celebrity Deathmatch”.

He received special thanks for the 2008 action comedy thriller movie “War, Inc.”

Mr. T’s made a guest appearance in numerous talk-shows, most recently in “WGN Morning News”, “Hollywood Insider” and “Biography: WWE Legends”.

Awards and nominations

Mr. T won a 1984 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Program.

He’s been nominated for two other awards: a 1983 Razzie Award for Worst New Star for his performance in “Rocky III”, and a 2008 TV Land Award for Character You REALLY Don’t Want to Make Angry, for “The A-Team”.

Wrestling career

Mr. T became a professional wrestler in 1985, when he signed with World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and was teamed up with famous American retired professional wrestler Terry Gene Bollea – aka Hulk Hogan.

He competed in World Class Championship Wrestling on 21 July 1989, but only returned to wrestling in 1994, when he defeated Kevin Sullivan.

Love life and relationships

Mr. T prefers to keep the details of his love life to himself, but it’s known that he and non-celebrity American Phyllis Clark exchanged vows in 1971, in front of their closest friends; Phyllis gave birth to their first daughter Lesa in the same year, and their second daughter Erica Clark followed in 1979. Erica’s a reality TV personality, and has made a guest appearance in talk-shows “Hart of the City” and “Jay Davis Presents: Creative Hustle”.

The date of Mr. T and Phyllis’ divorce remains undisclosed; he has a son Lawrence ‘TJ’ Junior who was a born in 1986, but it remains unknown whether or not TJ is Phyllis’ son.

Mr. T hasn’t mentioned other women whom he’s dated, he seems to be unattached as of April 2023, was once married to Phyllis Clark, and has three children.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Mr. T cut over a hundred oak trees on his property in Lake Forest, Illinois in 1987, and the event was described as ‘The Lake Forest Chain Saw Massacre’ by a local newspaper.

He was diagnosed with T-cell lymphoma in 1995, and has written about his fight against cancer in his yet-to-be-published book “Cancer Saved My Life (Cancer Ain’t For No Wimps)”.

Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Mr. T stopped wearing all of his gold, stating that it would be disrespectful to people who had lost everything in the hurricane.

He’s uploaded 60 pictures and videos onto his Instagram account, and close to 50,000 people are following him on the social media network.

Mr. T’s a huge fan of the late actor Leslie Nielsen, and some of his favorite movies include “Airplane!”, “The Naked Truth” and “Wrongfully Accused”.

Height, eyes and wealth

Mr. T’s age is 71. His eyes are brown, he has a black mohawk haircut, he’s 5ft 10ins (1.79m) tall and weighs around 185lbs (84kgs).

Mr. T’s net worth’s been estimated at over $2 million, as of April 2023.

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The Truth Why Pauley Perrette Left “NCIS” and Her Future Plans

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Who is Pauley Perrette?

American actress, producer, director and singer Pauley Perrette was born in New Orleans, Louisiana USA, on 27 March 1969, making Aries her zodiac sign. She’s appeared in over 50 TV series and movies, but is known best for starring as Abby Sciuto in 354 episodes (2003-2018) of the crime action series “NCIS”, which today stars Mark Harmon, Sean Murray and David McCallum, and was created by Don McGill and Donald P. Bellisario. The series has been airing since 2003, follows the work of the Major Case Response Team in Washington, D. C. and has won 27 of its 71 award nominations.

Pauley stated on 7 June 2019 that she quit “NCIS” because she was terrified of her former colleague Mark Harmon, and that she had been physically assaulted multiple times on set.

Education and early life

Pauley and her family lived in more than 10 US states while she was growing up, mostly because of her father’s (undisclosed) job; she’s highly secretive when it comes to her mother and father, thus not sharing many details about them, but it’s believed that Pauley’s father worked for the FBI.

She grew up dreaming of becoming either an FBI agent, a rock ‘n’ roll musician or a veterinarian. Pauley matriculated from high school in 1987 and then enrolled at Valdosta State University in Georgia; she eventually transferred to John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1991.

Some of the jobs she did prior to launching her career as an actress were a dinner cruise boat cook, bartender and waitress.

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Roles in TV series

Pauley’s debut TV series role was playing Shannon in the 1994 episode “Magical Make-Over” of the adventure comedy “ABC Afterschool Specials”, and she only gained recognition in 1997, with her portrayal of Gwen in 10 episodes of the popular crime mystery “Murder One”, created by Steven Bochco and Charles H. Eglee, and which starred Mary McCormack, Michael Hayden and J. C. MacKenzie. It follows the life of prominent defense lawyer Theodore Hoffman, the series aired from 1995 through 1997 and won 15 of its 33 award nominations. The remainder of the ‘90s saw Pauley appear in an episode or two of the adventure comedy “Early Edition”, the comedy “Frasier” and another comedy “The Drew Carey Show”.

In 2001 and 2002, she played Alice Cramer in the action crime comedy “Special Unit 2”, created by Evan Katz, and which starred Michael Landes, Alexondra Lee and Richard Gant; it follows detectives Nick O’Malley and Kate Benson as they’re trying to hide the existence of mythological creatures Links from the public. Pauley had only a couple of other TV series roles in the decade, appearing in an episode or two of the crime action “24”, the crime mystery “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”, and the crime action “JAG”.

In 2016, she voiced Nickleby in the popular animated comedy “Fantasy Hospital”; it starred Pete Holmes, Kunal Nayyar and Emma Caulfield Ford, and follows wizards, fairies and dwarves as they’re running a hospital together. Pauley’s since appeared in only two TV series: she played Robin in the 2017 episode “Night IV: Part VI and VII” of the drama mini-series “When We Rise”, and the lead character Jackie in all the 13 episodes of the 2020 comedy “Broke”.

Roles in movies

Pauley’s debut film role was playing Renee in the 1997 romantic drama “The Price of Kissing”, and the following year saw her star in the short comedy movies “Hand on the Pump” and “Hoofboy”.

In 2000, Pauley appeared as Alice Wisdom in the critically acclaimed adventure comedy “Almost Famous”, which Cameron Crowe wrote and directed, and which starred Kate Hudson, Patrick Fugit and Billy Crudup. Set in the first half of the ‘70s, the film follows a teenager as he’s accompanying a rock ‘n’ roll band on their tour, and it won 55 of its 158 award nominations, including an Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen. A couple of Pauley’s following roles were in the 2001 romantic comedy “My First Mister”, the crime action “Red Skies” and the  horror mystery “The Ring”, both in 2002.

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In 2003, she voiced Female Lover Bear in the critically acclaimed animated adventure comedy “Brother Bear”, which Robert Walker and Aaron Blaise directed, and which starred Rick Moranis, Jeremy Suarez and Joaquin Phoenix. It follows an Inuit hunter who’s needlessly killed a bear, and has now been magically transformed into one; the movie won two of its 25 award nominations, including an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature. Some of Pauley’s roles in the remainder of the decade were in the 2004 short drama “A Moment of Grace”, the 2006 crime comedy “Potheads: The Movie” and the 2009 short drama “To Comfort You”.

In 2012, she played Mom in the thriller “I Am Bad”, while her most recent film role has been voicing both Delilah Domino and The Crimson Witch in the animated adventure comedy “Scooby-Doo! And Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery”.

Other credits

Pauley voiced Lucy Devlin in the 1997 video game “Blade Runner”.

She produced and directed the 2013 biographical historical documentary movie “Citizen Lane”, while she also produced the 2015 family documentary movie “An Act of Love”, the 2019 short film “The German King”, and three episodes of the 2020 comedy series “Broke”.

Pauley received special thanks for the 2007 short film “NCIS: Cast Roundtable”, the 2012 short horror series “Project: Phoenix”, and the 2023 documentary movie “Commitment to Life”.

Some of her most recent talk-show appearances have been in “48 Hours”, “The Talk” and “Entertainment Tonight”.

Awards and nominations

Pauley won a Best Female Performance Award for Short Film Drama at the 2010 Beverly Hills Film Festival, for her performance in “To Comfort You”.

She’s been nominated for five other awards, including three People’s Choice Awards for her performance in “NCIS” in 2014, 2016 and 2017, and two Behind the Voice Actors Awards for “Superman vs. The Elite” and “Scooby-doo! And Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery”.

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Love life and husband

Pauley’s been married once, and has become engaged twice. Her husband was Canadian actor and musician Francis ‘Coyote’ Shivers; the two married in 2000 and divorced in 2006. Pauley was granted a restraining order against Coyote, as he’d allegedly subjected her to sexual, emotional and physical abuse while they were married.

She then began dating American cameraman Michael Bosman, and the two became engaged in June 2008, but split in 2010. In December 2011, Pauley revealed that she and former British Royal Marine Thomas Arklie had become engaged. The two haven’t married, as they’ve promised not to exchange vows until the 2008 California Proposition 8 is invalidated; the proposition aims to ban same-sex marriage.

Pauley’s engaged to Thomas Arklie as of April 2023, was married to Francis ‘Coyote’ Shivers, and doesn’t have children.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Pauley donated $10,000 to the city of Prattville, Alabama, to be given to the person who offers information that would lead to catching the killer of Shannon Paulk; she also donated $10,000 to the city of Detroit, Michigan to be given to those who provided information regarding the disappearance and possible murder of seven-year-old girl Raven Jeffries.

She’s a philanthropist, and supports various charitable organizations including LGBT right groups, the American Red Cross, and animal rescue organizations.

A homeless man assaulted Pauley on 12 November 2015, in front of her Hollywood Hills house; she didn’t press charges.

In September 2021, Pauley suffered a stroke.

She has her own favorite actresses, Meryl Streep and Kate Winslet, and some of her favorite movies include “Heavenly Creatures”, “Little Children” and “The Devil Wears Prada”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Pauley’s age is 54. Her eyes are green and hair’s black, she’s 5ft 10ins (1.78m) tall and weighs about 150lbs (68kgs).

Pauley’s net worth’s been estimated at over $22 million, as of April 2023, most of which she earned by starring in “NCIS”.

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What is Jennifer Landon – aka Teeter in “Yellowstone” – doing now?

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Who is Jennifer Landon?

American actress Jennifer Rachel Landon was born in Malibu, California USA, on 29 August 1983, making Virgo her zodiac sign. She’s appeared in 25 TV series and movies, and is perhaps best known for playing Teeter in 27 episodes of the hit western series “Yellowstone”, which Taylor Sheridan and John Linson created, and which stars Kelly Reilly, Luke Grimes and Kevin Costner. The series has been airing since 2018, follows the lives of members of a Montana ranch family, and has won seven of its 41 award nominations.

Education and early life

Jennifer was raised in Malibu alongside her half-sister Christopher Bea Landon who’s today a successful screenwriter and director, and adoptive brother Mark Landon, the late American actor. Jennifer’s father was the late American actor and moviemaker Michael Landon, probably remembered best for starring as Little Joe Cartwright in the critically acclaimed series “Bonanza”, and her mother’s Cindy Clerico, who was Michael’s third wife.

Jennifer was only five when she made her debut TV series appearance, playing Little Girl in White House in the 1989 episode “Merry Christmas from Grandpa” of the fantasy drama “Highway to Heaven”, and made her debut film appearance two years later, playing Jennifer Kramer in the drama “Us”; Jennifer then focused on her education, and had no roles in the following 13 years.

She studied at Brentwood School, and upon matriculating in 2001, enrolled at New York University, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in theatre in 2005.

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Roles in movies

Jennifer played Jessica in the 2004 comedy movie “L. A. D. J.”, directed by Thomas Ian Nicholas, who also starred in it alongside Tim Scarne and Caleb Moody; it follows two brothers who are dreaming of becoming famous DJs.

In 2011, Jennifer starred in the short drama “Another Bullet Dodged”, and the year 2014 saw her play the lead character Rabid Woman in the short comedy “Rabid Weight Loss”. In 2015, she played the main character Marla in the horror thriller “I Spit on Your Grave: Vengeance”, directed by R. D. Braunstein, and which also starred Sarah Butler and Doug McKeon. The film follows Jennifer who’s been gang raped, and is now seeking vengeance.

Jennifer’s also known for playing Ann McDaniel in the biographical historical drama “The Front Runner”, directed by Jason Reitman, and which starred Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga and J. K. Simmons. Set in 1987, the film follows US Senator Gary Hart and his scandalous love affair, and it won one of its six award nominations.

Jennifer’s since had only two film roles: she played Ali in the 2019 crime comedy “Ride or Die”, and the main character Mel Carver in the 2020 thriller “Within These Walls”.

Roles in TV series

From 2005 through 2010, Jennifer starred as Gwen Norbeck Munson in the soap opera “As the World Turns”, which aired its more than 10,000 episodes from 1956 through 2010, and won 90 of its 546 award nominations; it starred Ellen Dolan, Jon Hensley and Elizabeth Hubbard, and follows the lives of members of the Stewart and Hughes families.

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In 2011, Jennifer portrayed Donovan in the episode “Last Temptation” of the mystery “House”, and could then have been seen appearing in an episode of the comedy “The Haunted”, the crime action “Banshee”, and the romantic drama “Days of Our Lives”.

From 2017 through 2022, Jennifer played Amy Wheeler in the crime drama “Animal Kingdom”, created by Jonathan Lisco, and which starred Shawn Hatosy, Ben Robson and Jake Weary. It follows the lives of members of a criminal family, and the series won one of its five award nominations.

Some of her most recent TV series roles have been in an episode or two of the action adventure “Helstrom”, the crime action “FBI: Most Wanted”, and the soap opera “The Young and the Restless”.

Other credits

Jennifer’s been featured in several TV specials, including “The 34th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards” in 2007, “The 35th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards” in 2008, and the “2023 CMT Music Awards”.

Some of her most recent talk-show appearances have been in “Celebrity Page”, “The Official Yellowstone Podcast”, and “Entertainment Tonight”.

Awards and nominations

Jennifer won three Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Young Actress in a Drama Series in 2006, ‘07 and ‘08, all three for her performance in “As the World Turns”.

She was also nominated for a 2007 Online Film & Television Association Award for Best Actress in a Daytime Serial, for her performance in “As the World Turns”, and a 2022 Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, for “Yellowstone” (shared with colleagues).

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Love life and relationships

Jennifer rarely speaks about her love life in public, but it’s still widely known that she’s lesbian, and has been in a relationship with American screenwriter and producer Nancy Fichman since 2016.

The two met on a movie set, and began dating a couple of weeks later; they’ve since uploaded numerous pictures onto their respective Instagram accounts, which feature them travelling, eating and dancing together. The two women are yet to marry, although there are some of Jennifer’s fans who’ve pointed out the possibility that they’ve exchanged vows in a secret ceremony, and have chosen to keep this to themselves; this hasn’t been addressed by Jennifer.

She’s yet to speak of other women whom she’s perhaps dated, Jennifer’s in a long-term relationship with Nancy Fichman as of April 2023, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

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Interesting facts and hobbies

Close to 200,000 people are following Jennifer on Instagram today, and she’s posted 215 pictures and videos onto the social media network; most of these feature her shooting for her movies and TV series, while she can be seen spending time with her friends in others.

She’s passionate about travelling, and has been all around the world; Jennifer’s dream is to visit Antarctica, but has admitted that it might never happen as she dislikes cold weather. Her favorite season’s summer, as she likes being close to the ocean.

Jennifer’s a philanthropist and has donated money to a couple of charity organizations, most of which work with troublesome youth.

He favorite actress is Jennifer Aniston, and some of her favorite movies include “Murder Mystery 2”, “Cake”, and “Mother’s Day”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Jennifer’s age is 39. She has brown eyes and hair, is 5ft 7ins (1.71m) tall and weighs around 145lbs (61kgs).

Jennifer’s net worth’s been estimated at over $14 million, as of April 2023.

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