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Rebecca Wisocky

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Rebecca Wisocky is an American actress best known for her recurring role as Brenda Shettrick, the head of the CBI's Media Relations Unit, in the police procedural teelvision series The Mentalist.

She is also known for her starring role as Evelyn Powell, who runs in the haughty, elite circles of high society Beverly Hills and is a notorious gossip, in the comedy-drama series Devious Maids.

Wisocky honed her knack for portraying "difficult women" in the theatre playing Medea, Lady Macbeth, Goneril and Madame Defarge among others on stages in New York, regionally and abroad.

She was awarded an Obie for her portrayal of Leni Riefenstahl in Amazons and Their Men.

An honours graduate of NYU's Experimental Theatre Wing, Wisocky toured for years with the acclaimed Big Dance Theatre Co. and performed late-night serial comedy in Jeff Weiss's infamous Hot Keys.

She has starred in many memorable roles on television such as the Fairy Queen Mab on True Blood, Emma Smith on Big Love and Bree's mother on Desperate Housewives.

She has also recurred on the The Mentalist and American Horror Story, among others.


Television Roles

Show

Character

Bianca

Principal Nowack

Lorraine Harvey

Emma Smith

Dr. Maura Bailey

Dr. Elena Sarkov

Alice B. Harris - 1919

Sheriff Corwin

Shirley

Bree's Mother

Evelyn Powell

Evelyn Powell

Evelyn Powell

Evelyn Powell

Lily Hinkley

Professor Lynn Gunter

Louise

CSU Tech

Dede McCann

Marcy Cochran

Dr. Paula Greenfield

Rachel Clausen

Madeline Morgan

Janice/Red Haired Woman

Jennifer Seaver

Jody Carvell

Madame Faustina

Lindsey

Millie Holm

Stephanie

Victoria

Brenda Shettrick

Brenda Shettrick

Brenda Shettrick

Renee Cabot Moskowitz

Jackie Goldman

Judge Click

Wanda

Queen Mab

Marsha Stein

Cara Nelson


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New on TV today: Thursday 18 July 2024

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