George Wendt Hospitalized With Chest Pains
'Norm' has to pull out of 'Odd Couple' production
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Oct 30, 2012 5:14 PM CDT
Actor George Wendt poses for a portrait in 2009.   (AP Photo/Jeff Christensen)

(Newser) – George Wendt—better known to most as Norm! from Cheers—is hospitalized with chest pains, reports the Chicago Tribune. The 64-year-old actor is expected to make a full recovery, says an official with the Northlight Theatre in Skokie. Wendt was set to begin appearing in a stage production of the Odd Couple this week at the theater, but he had to leave the cast.

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myflap.blow
Oct 31, 2012 1:02 AM CDT
When he entered the office for his heart test results, the doc yelled "Ab Norm!"
FORREAL
Oct 31, 2012 12:32 AM CDT
simple medical procedure. lose weight. it will do your heart good
Dale
Oct 30, 2012 11:40 PM CDT
Get better soon George, best wishes.