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Wendie Jo Sperber

Fierce actress taken way too soon by cancer. Despite her size, she was light on her feet and often played well doing physical comedy. Thread started for the DLer in the "Roseanne Inconsistencies" thread.

by Anonymousreply 2602/04/2013

Loved, loved, LOVED her in Women In Prison.

by Anonymousreply 102/03/2013

I bet she was an awesome faghag. She was great on "Bosom Buddies."

by Anonymousreply 202/03/2013

The Beatles movie she was in is such a guilty pleasure of mine. It used to be shown all the time on TV but hasn't been on in ages.

by Anonymousreply 302/03/2013

"I Wanna Hold Your Hand".

She was great in "Bachelor Party". I loved the part where she went wild in Chippendales on that dancer, and at the end where she layed the smackdown on her husband.

by Anonymousreply 402/03/2013

Fierce? She was likable and good at light comedy, but let's not get too carried away.

by Anonymousreply 502/03/2013

I loved her in "I Wanna Hold Your Hand". She should've been a bigger star.

And I'm probably the only person who remembers her show, "Babes", from the Fox network's first year. She was a dancer, so she was a "skinny" fat girl. I think she had to wear oversized clothes on that show to make her look bigger.

by Anonymousreply 602/03/2013

Yes honey, FIERCE!

by Anonymousreply 702/03/2013

Loved her in "Moving Violations". The scene where she misinterprets the auto "doctor" and drinks vegetable oil, runs in traffic, and then gets onto the car lift buck naked was hilarious.

by Anonymousreply 802/03/2013

First saw her in Bu bu bu bu bu bu bu Babes!

by Anonymousreply 902/03/2013

Loved her in Bosom Buddies!

by Anonymousreply 1002/03/2013

Woops, R7!

by Anonymousreply 1102/03/2013

[quote] And I'm probably the only person who remembers her show, "Babes", from the Fox network's first year.

Nope, I remember that show too and liked it a lot. WHET Leslie Boone?

by Anonymousreply 1202/03/2013

She was usually the highlight of any show she was in.

by Anonymousreply 1302/03/2013

I watched Babes but it wasn't that funny. Obscure little Fox sitcoms at least broke out of the mold of their mainstream alternatives, but Married With Children was about the only truly funny one.

by Anonymousreply 1402/03/2013

I LOVED her in "I Wanna Hold Your Hand" My favorite scene is when she throws herself out of the car to call into the radio station and gets to the pay phone and just throws the change at the phone. She was a gem.

by Anonymousreply 1502/03/2013

Sadly, Susan Peretz, the oldest "Babe", died of breast cancer a year before Wendie Jo died of the same disease.

by Anonymousreply 1602/03/2013

She was a bright spot in Spielberg's trainwreck "1941."

by Anonymousreply 1802/03/2013

Go to the 6:30 point in this video for the scene in I Wanna Hold Your Hand where she flings herself from the car. Hilarious!

by Anonymousreply 1902/03/2013

[quote]Makes OP sound like a retard.

Well, here's a great big FF and FUCK YOU to you!

by Anonymousreply 2002/03/2013

[quote]She should've been a bigger star.

If she'd been any bigger, she'd have to be in cinemascope!

by Anonymousreply 2102/03/2013

Agree with everyone about her role in "I Want To Hold Your Hand". Wonderful.

by Anonymousreply 2202/03/2013

loved her, 'But I love Paul!' in I Wanna Hold Your Hand...

by Anonymousreply 2302/03/2013

Hey r21, that's my joke!

by Anonymousreply 2402/03/2013

It was nice that the fuckety fucks at W&G had her feature while she was recovering..

by Anonymousreply 2502/03/2013

Thanks for the link to I Want to Hold Your Hand youtube link. I had forgotten about this movie. I also forgot how much I enjoyed it as a kid. There are 9 videos for the whole movie.

wasn't the redhead girl Paul Newman's daughter?

That was Nancy Allen, as Pam, right? She was so pretty. I remember wondering why she was grabbing her skirt after the show? now, I know. wondr what she's up to now.

I remember Wendie from Designing Women. "yeah, right, fantastic". Also, on Bossom Buddies. She always stole the spotlight.

Every scene she was in, you couldnt' take your eyes off her.

by Anonymousreply 2602/04/2013
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