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    Wendie Jo Sperber has died...

    'Bosom Buddies,' 'Back To The Future' Actress Dies At 46

    POSTED: 8:09 am EST December 1, 2005

    LOS ANGELES -- Actress and cancer care activist Wendie Jo Sperber, who starred opposite Tom Hanks on television's "Bosom Buddies," has died.

    She was 46.

    A publicist said Sperber died at home after an eight-year battle with breast cancer.

    A Los Angeles native, Sperber appeared in dozens of television shows and movies.


    Most notably, Sperber played Amy Cassidy on "Bosom Buddies" and Linda McFly in all three "Back to the Future" movies.

    After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997, the actress became an advocate for cancer care.

    In 2001, Sperber founded the weSPARK Cancer Support Center, which provides free emotional support, information and social activities for individuals and families affected by cancer.

    "The memory of Wendie Jo is that of a walking inspiration," Hanks said in a statement. "She met the challenges of her illness with love, cheer, joy and altruism. We are going to miss her as surely as we are all better for knowing her."



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    So young.....

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    Thats sad to hear but I cant picture her in Back to the Future though. Was she lorains mom or somethin?
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    Sad.

    She was Michael J. Fox's sister in the "Back To The Futures."

    She was pretty funny in "Bachelor Party" with Tom Hanks too.
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    Cancer ate her bosom. That ain't no buddy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thai Boxer 9901
    Thats sad to hear but I cant picture her in Back to the Future though. Was she lorains mom or somethin?

    Found this picture:


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    She was Marty McFly's older sister in the "Back to the Future" movies...
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    Sad. RIP Wendie
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    Damn. So young.
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    I know when I first read about what happened it made my day very sad. She was really funny. I loved her work, everything she did was great.

    Very sad.
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    So sad to hear that. Just watched Bachelor Party this past Saturday night. She was great!!! R.I.P.

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    Bummerz. And to think all she probably had to do was drink 30 gallons of Charlie Morgan's water! what a drag.

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    She was too young to pass away. RIP Wendie.
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    Waaaaaaay back in the 80's FOX had this lame show on called "Women in Prison"....a sitcom.

    Anyway, she was a member of the cast and I went to see a taping of the thing back in 87 or so. She came into the audience to rap with a couple of people and spoke at length with some folks sitting in the row ahead of me. She seemed very pleasant and had a very quick wit about her. I regret never telling her how much I enjoyed her work on Bosom Buddies.

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