John Ratzenberger, who played Cliff on “Cheers,” turned 68 on April 6. Here’s some trivia about him:
- Born in Bridgeport. His mother worked for Remington Arms and his father drove a Texaco truck.
- Attended St. Ann’s School in Bridgeport and Sacred Heart University in Fairfield.
- He worked as a tractor operator at the original Woodstock festival in 1969.
- Moved to London in 1971 and started his career in the performing arts.
- Played Rebel Force Major Derlin in 1980’s “Star Wars: Episode V — The Empire Strikes Back” and 1st controller in 1978’s “Superman.”