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Conchata Ferrell
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Conchata Ferrelll attends The Paley Center For Media's PaleyFest in 2012.
General Actor Information
Born: (1943-03-28) March 28, 1943 (age 78)
Birthplace Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.
Years active: 1974-present
Appearances/Series information
Appeared on: Night Court
appeared in:
"Here's to You, Mrs. Robinson" (Season 4)
Appears as: Nurse

Conchata Galen Ferrell (born March 28, 1943) is an American actress, most recently known for her role as Berta the middle-aged housekeeper in the CBS sitcom Two and a Half Men, for which she received a 2005 and a 2007 Emmy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. She was previously nominated in 1992 for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Susan Bloom on L.A. Law. She appears on Night Court as a nurse in the Season 4 episode "Here's to You, Mrs. Robinson".

Personal life

Ferrell was born in Charleston, WV, and grew up in Circleville, OH. She attended West Virginia University, and graduated from Marshall University with a degree in social studies in education. She is married to Arnie Anderson and has one daughter, Samantha.


Ferrell began her career on the stage, appearing in the original Broadway cast of Lanford Wilson's Hot L Baltimore and winning both the Drama Desk and Obie Awards for the off-Broadway The Sea Horse. A successful character actress, her career has spanned three decades and includes supporting roles in such films as Network, Mystic Pizza, Edward Scissorhands, Erin Brockovich, Crime and Punishment in Suburbia, Mr. Deeds and K-PAX.

Other television credits include Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Hot L Baltimore, Teen Angel, B.J. and the Bear, Good Times, Hearts Afire, Townies, and Push, Nevada. She played Mrs. Werner in the episode of Quincy M.E. titled "Into the Murdering Mind" (1982). She has also made memorable appearances portraying blunt, authoritative judges (The "Jagged Sledge" episode of Sledge Hammer! in 1987, and on "The One With Joey's Porsche" episode of Friends in 1999).

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