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Wendi McLendon-Covey

Full / Real Name: Wendy Anne McLendon
Born: 10 October 1969 (50 years old)
Gender: Female

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Wendi McLendon-Covey is an American actress best known for her starring role as Deputy Clementine Johnson on the Comedy Central television program Reno 911!. Her character was listed in Maxim's Top 10 TV Nymphos.

She subsequently reprised the role of Clementine Johnson in the theatrical release Reno 911!: Miami, in 2007. She is a member of The Groundlings and starred in the sitcom Lovespring International, which was cancelled after one season.

She also has a starring role as Beverly Goldberg, an overbearing, hyper-emotional shopaholic with no sense of boundaries and a big mouth that she's not afraid to use, in the television sitcom The Goldbergs.

In addition to her role on The Goldbergs, she concurrently shot the film Think Like a Man 2 and also in 2013 could be seen in A Friggin' Christmas Miracle, opposite Robin Williams, Joel McHale and Lauren Graham, and co-starring in Tyler Perry's Single Mom's Club the following year.

McLendon-Covey got her start at the world famous Groundling Theater in Los Angeles, where she excelled at improv and sketch comedy.

She is est known for her starring roles in Bridesmaids, Reno 911!, Lovespring International and the television series Rules of Engagement.

Her work in such independent films as Spooner, Douchebag, Boutonniere and others has been appreciated in film festivals from Sundance to Cannes.

In 2007, at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, McLendon-Covey was given a Film Discovery Award, created specifically to commemorate her starring roles in two entirely improvised films, Closing Escrow and Cook-Off, which she co-wrote. Her producing credits include GILF, Waffle Hut and Cook-Off.

McLendon-Covey resides in Los Angeles with her husband.


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