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Born: October 10, 1969 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bellflower, California, USA Profession:

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Her quick wit and natural flair for comedy made Wendi McLendon-Covey "The Queen of Improv." McLendon-Covey earned her comedic stripes as a member of the famed improv and sketch comedy troupe, The Groundlings, where she developed outrageous characters that had audiences rolling in their seats. The actress landed her breakout role on the hit Comedy Central series "Reno 911!" (2003-09). The show satirized local law enforcement officers and the criminals they dealt with on a daily basis. McLendon-Covey played a sexually charged police officer that was inspired by a character she created during her time with The Groundlings. "Reno 911!" launched the actress' acting résumé that included guest appearances on television shows and in featured film roles. In 2011, McLendon-Covey played a frustrated wife and mother who wants to break free from her mundane life in the comedy feature "Bridesmaids," a scene-stealing role that helped establish her career as one of Hollywood's funniest women.

Her quick wit and natural flair for comedy made Wendi McLendon-Covey "The Queen of Improv." McLendon-Covey earned her comedic stripes as a member of the famed improv and sketch comedy troupe, The Groundlings, where she developed outrageous characters that had audiences rolling in their seats. The actress landed her breakout role on the hit Comedy Central series "Reno 911!" (2003-09). The show satirized local law enforcement officers and the criminals they dealt with on a daily basis. McLendon-Covey played a sexually charged police officer that was inspired by a character she created during her time with The Groundlings. "Reno 911!" launched the actress' acting résumé that included guest appearances on television shows and in featured film roles. In 2011, McLendon-Covey played a frustrated wife and mother who wants to break free from her mundane life in the comedy feature "Bridesmaids," a scene-stealing role that helped establish her career as one of Hollywood's funniest women.

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CAST: (feature film)

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 Sleeping Around (2014)
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 Blended (2014)
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 Cuban Fury (2014)
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 Gay Dude (2014)
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2002:
Launched acting career with The Groundlings Theater in Los Angeles, CA
2003:
Cast as Deputy Clementine Johnson on Comedy Central cop spoof "Reno! 911"
2005:
Made feature film debut as a news anchor in Nora Ephron's remake of "Bewitched"
2006:
Made feature writing and producing debut with "Cook-Off!"
2010:
Landed recurring role on "Rules of Engagement" (CBS)
2011:
Cast as wild bridesmaid Rita in comedy hit "Bridesmaids"
2012:
Joined ensemble cast of romantic comedy "What to Expect When You're Expecting"
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