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Love her or hate her, this comic diva is a one-of-a-kind, in-your-face, take-no-prisoners artiste. Racy, confrontational, offensive, cynical, off-putting and angst-ridden to a T, this flinty stand-up from Flint, Michigan was born on June 6, 1955, the daughter of Jerome Bernhard, a proctologist, and his wife Jeanette, an abstract painter, sculptor ... See full bio »

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Known For

The King of Comedy
(1982)
Hudson Hawk
Hudson Hawk Minerva Mayflower
(1991)
Hercules
Hercules Cassandra
(1998-1999)
Shogun Assassin
(1980)

Filmography

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 2017 Broad City (TV Series)
Brenda
- Abbi's Mom (2017) ... Brenda
- Twaining Day (2017) ... Brenda
 2017 Secs & Execs (TV Movie)
Kath Fairchild
 2016 Difficult People (TV Series)
Lilith Feigenbaum
- Unplugged (2016) ... Lilith Feigenbaum
 2016 '79 Parts
Mrs. Fletcher
 2015 Getting On (TV Series)
Marla Pounder
- Please Partake of a Memorial Orange (2015) ... Marla Pounder
 2015 2 Broke Girls (TV Series)
Joedth
- And the Minor Problem (2015) ... Joedth
- And the Look of the Irish (2015) ... Joedth
- And the Taste Test (2015) ... Joedth
- And the High Hook-Up (2015) ... Joedth
- And the Zero Tolerance (2015) ... Joedth
 2014-2015 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (TV Series)
Darlene Linetti
- Boyle-Linetti Wedding (2015) ... Darlene Linetti
- The Pontiac Bandit Returns (2014) ... Darlene Linetti
- Jake and Sophia (2014) ... Darlene Linetti
 2014 You're the Worst (TV Series)
Sandra Bernhard
- Equally Dead Inside (2014) ... Sandra Bernhard
 2014 Switched at Birth (TV Series)
Prof. Teresa Ledarsky
- Dance Me to the End of Love (2014) ... Prof. Teresa Ledarsky
- Fountain (2014) ... Prof. Teresa Ledarsky
- Your Body Is a Battleground (2014) ... Prof. Teresa Ledarsky
- Drowning Girl (2014) ... Prof. Teresa Ledarsky
 2013 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Judge Ada Brown
- Secret Lives (2013) ... Judge Ada Brown
 2013 Diving Normal
Carmella
 2013 The Neighbors (TV Series)
Ms. Porsche
- I Believe I Can Drive (2013) ... Ms. Porsche
 2012 DTLA (TV Series)
Carla / Mom
- Episode #1.8 (2012) ... Mom
- Episode #1.7 (2012) ... Carla
- Episode #1.4 (2012) ... Carla
 2012 Family Guy (TV Series)
Sandra Bernhard
- Ratings Guy (2012) ... Sandra Bernhard (voice)
 2012 GCB (TV Series)
Debby Horowitz
- Revelation (2012) ... Debby Horowitz
 2011 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series)
Nan
- Beards (2011) ... Nan
 2011 Glass Heels (TV Movie)
Lorraine
 2010 Lez Chat (Short)
Folk Music Lover
 2010 See You in September
Charlotte
 2009 Dare
Dr. Serena Mohr
 2008 American Dad! (TV Series)
Old Lady
- Widowmaker (2008) ... Old Lady (voice)
 2007 The New Adventures of Old Christine (TV Series)
Audrey
- Strange Bedfellows (2007) ... Audrey
 2007 Las Vegas (TV Series)
Margo Poon
- The Burning Bedouin (2007) ... Margo Poon
 2006 Twenty Dollar Drinks (Short)
Star
 2005 Searching for Bobby D
Sherri Dansen
 2005 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
Roz Framus
- Embraceable You (2005) ... Roz Framus
- You Really Got Me (2005) ... Roz Framus
 2005 The L Word (TV Series)
Charlotte Birch
- Late, Later, Latent (2005) ... Charlotte Birch
- Luminous (2005) ... Charlotte Birch
- Lagrimas de Oro (2005) ... Charlotte Birch
- Loneliest Number (2005) ... Charlotte Birch
- Lap Dance (2005) ... Charlotte Birch
 2004 Silver Lake (TV Movie)
Sheila Fontana
 2004 The Easter Egg Adventure
Claralyne Cluck (voice)
 2003/II The Third Date (Short)
Ola
 2003 Girlfriends (TV Series)
Marcia
- And Baby Makes Four (2003) ... Marcia
 2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Priscilla Chaney
- Desperate (2003) ... Priscilla Chaney
 2003 Dragnet (TV Series)
Alberta Danner
- Well Endowed (2003) ... Alberta Danner
 2001-2002 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Sandra Bernhard
- Someone Old, Someplace New (2002) ... Sandra Bernhard
- Swimming Pools... Movie Stars (2001) ... Sandra Bernhard
 2001 Just for Me Stories (TV Series)
Narrator (voice)
 2001 Zoolander
Sandra Bernhard (uncredited)
 2000 Dinner Rush
Jennifer Freely
 2000 Playing Mona Lisa
Bibi Carlson
 2000 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Bluebird
- Rip Van Winkle (2000) ... Bluebird (voice)
 2000 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Gina
- D-Girl (2000) ... Gina
 2000 V.I.P. (TV Series)
Cora DeFarge
- All You Need Is Val (2000) ... Cora DeFarge
 1999 Hercules: Zero to Hero (Video)
Cassandra (voice)
 1998-1999 Hercules (TV Series)
Cassandra
- Hercules and the Spring of Canathus (1999) ... Cassandra (voice)
- Hercules and the Grim Avenger (1999) ... Cassandra (voice)
- Hercules and the Aetolian Amphora (1999) ... Cassandra (voice)
- Hercules and the Long Nightmare (1999) ... Cassandra (voice)
- Hercules and the Green-Eyed Monster (1999) ... Cassandra (voice)
 1998 Exposé
Janet
 1998 I Woke Up Early the Day I Died
Sandy Sands
 1998 Wrongfully Accused
Doctor Fridley
 1998 Somewhere in the City
Betty
 1998 One Hell of a Guy
God (voice)
 1997 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Caroline Poop
- The Dirty Joke (1997) ... Caroline Poop
- Drawing the Lines (1997) ... Caroline Poop
 1997 Superman (TV Series)
Gsptlsnz
- Mxyzpixilated (1997) ... Gsptlsnz (voice)
 1997 Lover Girl
Marci Guerra / 'Angel'
 1997 Plump Fiction
Bunny Roberts
 1991-1997 Roseanne (TV Series)
Nancy Bartlett
- Into That Good Night: Part 2 (1997) ... Nancy Bartlett
- Into That Good Night: Part 1 (1997) ... Nancy Bartlett
- The War Room (1997) ... Nancy Bartlett
- Satan, Darling (1996) ... Nancy Bartlett
- The Wedding (1996) ... Nancy Bartlett
 1997 Spider-Man (TV Series)
Sarah Baker
- Partners in Danger Chapter 5: Partners (1997) ... Sarah Baker (voice)
 1997 The Apocalypse
J.T. Wayne
 1997 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
Warden
- Aged Heat 2: Women in Heat (1997) ... Warden (voice)
 1996 Highlander (TV Series)
Carolyn Marsh
- Dramatic License (1996) ... Carolyn Marsh
 1996 Clueless (TV Series)
Ms. Sorenson
- City Beautification (1996) ... Ms. Sorenson
 1996 Museum of Love (Short)
Kitty
 1996 Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist (TV Series)
Sandra
- A Journey for the Betterment of People (1996) ... Sandra (voice)
 1996 The Late Shift (TV Movie)
Sandra Bernhard
 1996 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Sheila Truitt
- Right to Life (1996) ... Sheila Truitt
 1995 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Sandra Bernhard
- Larry's on Vacation (1995) ... Sandra Bernhard
- Arthur After Hours (1995) ... Sandra Bernhard
 1995 Freaky Friday (TV Movie)
Frieda Debny
 1995 One Hundred and One Nights
La première quêteuse (uncredited)
 1995 A.J.'s Time Travelers (TV Series)
Cleopatra
- Cleopatra (1995) ... Cleopatra
 1994 Dallas Doll
Dallas Adair
 1992 Inside Monkey Zetterland
Imogene
 1991 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Sheila Winters
- Top Billing (1991) ... Sheila Winters
 1991 Hudson Hawk
Minerva Mayflower
 1990 Pee-wee's Playhouse (TV Series)
Rhonda
- Camping Out (1990) ... Rhonda
 1988 Track 29
Nurse Stein
 1988 Casual Sex? (uncredited)
 1986 The Whoopee Boys
Extra (uncredited)
 1986 Deadly Nightmares (TV Series)
Rat
- O.D. Feelin' (1986) ... Rat
 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Karen
- The Night Caller (1985) ... Karen
 1985 Follow That Bird
Grouch Waitress
 1984 The House of God
Angel Dutton
 1983 Best of the Big Laff Off (Video)
 1982 The King of Comedy
Masha
 1981 Nice Dreams
Girl Nut
 1980 Shogun Assassin
Voice (voice)
 1978 America 2-Night (TV Series)
Punk Monk
- Punk Monks (1978) ... Punk Monk
 1977 The Richard Pryor Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #1.2 (1977) ... Various (uncredited)
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Various (uncredited)
Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (125 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (7 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Sandra Bernhardt

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Madonna] I gave her everything -- friendship, love. How did she pay me back? By stabbing me in the back. I'm telling you as sure as I'm standing here, Madonna will steal everything from you, even your closest friends if she can get her grubby little hands on them. See more »

Trivia:

According to an interview on Howard Stern's show, she revealed that she turned down the role of Miranda on the TV series Sex and the City (1998) --a role that eventually made Cynthia Nixon a household name. See more »

Trademark:

Gap between her front teeth See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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