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George Wendt to join Cheers/Seinfeld reunion sitcom

June 16th, 2013 4:37pm EDT

George Wendt Actor George Wendt has joined the mini-Cheers cast reunion on Kirstie Alley's new namesake sitcom.

The TV veteran, who played barfly Norm Peterson on Cheers, will be a guest star on Kirstie, which will also feature Rhea Perlman.

Wendt will portray Perlman's ex-husband on the show, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The casting news comes just days after producers revealed there would be a Seinfeld reunion on the show - Jason Alexander and Michael Richards will also have roles.

Alexander will reportedly play a theatrical agent and Richards a talent driver. Alley will star as a successful Broadway actress and Perlman will feature as her assistant.

Related: Cheers, George Wendt, Kirstie Alley, Celebrity

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