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Milwaukee Talks: Peter Bonerz

Published May 13, 2003

Actor and director Peter Bonerz, who went to college in Milwaukee and is likely best remembered for his role as Jerry the dentist on "The Bob Newhart Show," is one of the city's expatriates to make it to the big time.

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100 people you may not have known were Wisconsin folks

Published Feb. 13, 2002

Everybody knows about Laverne, Shirley and Fonzie. To say nothing of the Violent Femmes and Bodeans. But here's a list of folks with strong Wisconsin ties -- they were either born here or lived here for a while -- that you might not know were your fellow statesmen.