|Wendy Crewson Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||May 9, 1956|
Wendy Crewson is a Canadian actress and producer who rose to fame with her role as Dr. Leslie Abbott in The Doctor in 1991.
Wendy Jane Crewson
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Rosedale, Toronto, Canada
Wendy attended John Rennie High School in Pointe-Claire, Québec. She also studied at Westwood Collegiate in Winnipeg. Further, she went on to study at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Drama in 1977.
She went on to finish her training in acting at Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London.
- Father – Robert Binnie Crewson
- Mother – June Doreen (née Thomas)
- Siblings – Brad Crewson (Younger Brother)
Wendy is represented by Domain Talent and manager Perry Zimel.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Boyfriend / Girlfriend / Spouse
Wendy has dated –
- Michael Murphy (1988-2009) – Wendy tied the knot with actor Michael Murphy on March 7, 1988. Together, the couple has two children named Jack Murphy (b. 1992) and Maggie Murphy (b. 1989). The couple legally parted ways on January 10, 2009.
- Julie Bristow (2015) – In 2015, Wendy was rumored to be in a relationship with Julie Bristow who is the president of Bristow Global Media in Canada.
Race / Ethnicity
Wendy is of English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, German, and Dutch descent.
Wendy came out as a lesbian in December 2014.
Wendy Crewson Facts
- She was brought up in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and moved to London to train in acting only to return to Canada and bag the role of Kate in the television series War Brides in 1980, starring Elizabeth Richardson, Sonja Smits, and Sharry Flett.
- In 1983, Wendy is also recognized for her character of Barbara and Dorigen in Skullduggery.
- While attending Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, she won the Lorne Greene Award for “outstanding work in the theater”.
- In 2000, Wendy was cast as the wife of Austrian and American actor, politician, and businessman Arnold Schwarzenegger in The 6th Day.
- Her film and television credits include The Good Son (1993), The Santa Clause (1994), The Santa Clause 2 (2002), The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006), Air Force One (1997), Bicentennial Man (1999), What Lies Beneath (2000), The 6th Day (2000), The Covenant (2006), Eight Below (2006), Mazes and Monsters (1982), An Unexpected Love (2003), Twelve Mile Road (2003), Revenge, Goodwitch, Endgame, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Under the Christmas Tree (2021).
- She is close friends with actor Harrison Ford.
- As of April 2023, Wendy has won various awards including six Gemini Awards, two Canadian Screen Awards, and an ACTRA Award.
- Alongside Angela Griffin, Shenae Grimes, David Cubitt, Al Mukadam, Matt Gordon, and Ben Bass, she co-starred as Det. Jacqueline “Jack” Cooper in the television police procedural drama series The Detail in 2018.
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