Wendi McLendon-Covey

Biography

Wendi Anne McLendon-Covey is an American actress, writer, producer and comedian.

McLendon-Covey began her career in the improvisational Comedy Central series Reno 911!; she starred as Deputy Clementine Johnson from 2003–2008. She also had the lead role in the Lifetime short-lived comedy Lovespring International (2006). From 2010 to 2013 she had a recurring role on CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement.

After her a breakout performance in the 2011 comedy film Bridesmaids, McLendon-Covey has appeared in a number of films, including What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012), The Single Moms Club (2014), Blended (2014), and Think Like a Man Too (2014). In 2013 she began starring as Beverly Goldberg, a family matriarch, in the ABC comedy series The Goldbergs, for which she was nominated for a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series in 2014.

McLendon-Covey was born in Bellflower, California, the daughter of David Robert McLendon and Carolyn McLendon (née Lewis). She has Scottish and English ancestry. She graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelor of Liberal Studies and Creative Writing.  She received her Screen Actors Guild card while promoting NBC sitcom Just Shoot Me!.

Wendi Anne McLendon-Covey is an American actress, writer, producer and comedian.

McLendon-Covey began her career in the improvisational Comedy Central series Reno 911!; she starred as Deputy Clementine Johnson from 2003–2008. She also had the lead role in the Lifetime short-lived comedy Lovespring International (2006). From 2010 to 2013 she had a recurring role on CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement.

After her a breakout performance in the 2011 comedy film Bridesmaids, McLendon-Covey has appeared in a number of films, including What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012), The Single Moms Club (2014), Blended (2014), and Think Like a Man Too (2014). In 2013 she began starring as Beverly Goldberg, a family matriarch, in the ABC comedy series The Goldbergs, for which she was nominated for a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series in 2014.

McLendon-Covey was born in Bellflower, California, the daughter of David Robert McLendon and Carolyn McLendon (née Lewis). She has Scottish and English ancestry. She graduated from California State University, Long Beach with a Bachelor of Liberal Studies and Creative Writing.  She received her Screen Actors Guild card while promoting NBC sitcom Just Shoot Me!.

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Gender Female

Known Credits 39

Birthday 1969-10-10

Place of Birth Bellflower, California, USA

Adult Actor False

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2017 Felt as Carol Tschudy
2015 Long Live the Royals(4 episodes) as Queen Eleanor (voice)
2015 Hello, My Name Is Doris as Cynthia
2015 The Breakup Girl as Sharon
2015 Repeat After Me(8 episodes) as Herself - Host
2014 A Merry Friggin' Christmas as Shauna
2014 Think Like a Man Too as Tish
2014 Blended as Jen
2014 The Single Moms Club as Jan
2014 Date and Switch as Linda
2013 Jesus People as Jenna Bosch
2013 All American Christmas Carol as Marjorie
2013 The Goldbergs(71 episodes) as Beverly Goldberg
2013 10 Rules for Sleeping Around as Emma Cooney
2013 Tug as Taylor
2012 Blake Shelton's Not So Family Christmas as Herself
2012 What to Expect When You're Expecting as Kara
2011 I Hate My Teenage Daughter(14 episodes)
2011 Bridesmaids as Rita
2011 Here Come The Girls 3
2010 Douchebag as Mary Barger #1
2010 Starlight and Superfish as Dawn
2009 10 Things I Hate About You(1 episode)
2009 Spooner as Linda
2008 Over Her Dead Body as Lona
2007 Wizards of Waverly Place(1 episode) as Dr. Ice
2007 Goldfish as Mrs. Jenkins
2007 Greek(1 episode) as Connie
2007 Reno 911!: Miami as Deputy Clementine Johnson
2007 Cook-Off! as Pauline Solfest
2007 Rules of Engagement(1 episode) as Liz
2007 Closing Escrow as Hillary
2006 The Greg Behrendt Show(1 episode)
2006 Lovespring International(13 episodes)
2005 The Office(1 episode) as Concierge Marie
2003 Reno 911!(133 episodes)
1900 Speech & Debate as Joan
1900 Army of One as Marci
1900 World's Dumbest...(0 episodes)

Writing

2007 Cook-Off! … Writer

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