Clara Peller

Clara Peller

Name Clara Peller
Profession TV Actress
Date of Birth 1902-08-04
Place of Birth Illinois
Age 85 yrs
Death Date 1987-08-11
Birth Sign Leo

About Clara Peller

Perhaps most famous as the face of Wendy’s 1980s “Where’s the beef?” series of television commercials, she is also remembered for her role as Emma Jean in the 1985 comedy movie Moving Violations.

Early Life Experience of Clara Peller

She did not begin her career in television commercials until her early eighties; prior to first TV appearance, she worked at a beauty salon for nearly four decades.

Trivia Info

She charmed television viewers with her “Where’s the beef?” spots and helped the Wendy’s fast food chain see more than a thirty-percent increase in profits in just one year.

Family Life and Relationship

She was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Her brief marriage resulted in two children.

Close Associates

Democratic Party politician Walter Mondale adopted Peller’s famous “Where’s the beef” phrase for political use during the 1984 Democratic presidential primary.