Hollywood, California, USA
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Back to the Future, Hearts Afire
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Cause of Death
Place of Death
Sherman Oaks, California, USA
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Wendie Jo Sperber
Actress (54 credits) Soundtrack (1 credit) Thanks (2 credits) Self (4 credits)
Preston Velasquez (Son), Pearl Velasquez (Daughter)
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Wendie Jo Sperber (September 15, 1958 – November 29, 2005) was an American actress, known for her performances in the films I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978), Bachelor Party (1984), and Back to the Future (1985) and as well as the television sitcoms Bosom Buddies (1980–1982) and Private Benjamin (1982–1983).
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Wendie Jo Sperber (September 15, 1958 – November 29, 2005) was an American actress, best known for her performances in the films I Wanna Hold Your Hand (1978), Bachelor Party (1984) and Back to the Future (1985) as well as the television sitcom Bosom Buddies (1980–1982).
In 1997, Sperber was diagnosed with breast cancer, which seemed to go into remission following treatment. She revealed in April of 2002, though, that the cancer had reappeared and spread throughout her body. She continued to work in television and movies during this period, including episodes of Unhappily Ever After, Home Improvement, Will & Grace, Grounded for Life, and the movies Desperate But Not Serious (1999) and Sorority Boys (2002). She died on November 29, 2005. Her last work was lending her voice to "Roger `n` Me", an episode of American Dad in 2006, which aired after her death. The producers of the show renamed her character as Wendie Jo in honor of the actress. Sperber is the subject of the documentary The Show Must Go On, directed by Beth Murphy. The film follows the actress through her treatments to battle breast cancer during the production of the 2004 weSPARKLE event.
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Actress (54 credits)
Soundtrack (1 credit)
Thanks (2 credits)
Self (4 credits)
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||Wendie Jo Sperber
passed away on 29th Nov 2005 aged 47. |||
Wendie Jo Sperber passed away on 29th Nov 2005 aged 47. Her last relationship was when Richard Velasquez was married to Wendie Jo Sperber from 12th March, 1983 to 1994.
Wendie Jo Sperber was previously married to Richard Velasquez (1982 - 1994).
Wendie Jo Sperber had 2 children, Preston (30) and Pearl (26).
Wendie Jo Sperber is a 47 year old American Actress. Born on 15th September, 1958 in Hollywood, California, USA, she is famous for Back to the Future, Hearts Afire in a career that spans 1978–2005. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.
Wendie Jo Sperber was in 2 on-screen matchups, notably with Billy Bob Thornton in Hearts Afire (1992) and William Tepper in Bachelor Party (1984).
Wendie Jo Sperber is a member of the following lists:
Actresses from Hollywood, California,
Actresses from Los Angeles, California and
American television actresses.
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