Wendi McLendon-Covey

Wendi McLendon-Covey

Active - 2005 - 2023  |   Born - Oct 10, 1969 in Bellflower, California, United States  |   Genres - Comedy, Romance, Drama

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Best known for her role as Deputy Clementine Johnson on the series Reno 911! between 2003 and 2009, actress and comedian Wendi McLendon-Covey has also garnered fans as a member of the popular Groundlings improv troupe. Following her run on Reno 911!, McLendon-Covey began making more appearances on the big screen, in films like 2010's Public Relations and 2011's Bridesmaids -- the later of which found the emergnig actress scoring her biggest mainstream hit to date. Meanwhile, the former Reno 911! star could once again be seen on the small screen thanks to a recurring role on the hit sitcom The Rules of Engagement.

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  • Was a member of the L.A. comedy troupe the Groundlings.
  • Received her SAG card while in lingerie promoting NBC's Just Shoot Me.
  • Produced, cowrote and costarred in the independent film Cook-Off!
  • Simultaneously starred in Comedy Central's Reno 911! and Lifetime's Lovespring International, in addition to providing commentary for various programs on E! and VH1.
  • Supports the charity Cops 4 Causes.