Wendi McLendon-Covey

American actress

Wendi Anne McLendon-Covey (born October 10, 1969 in Bellflower, California) is an American actress, comedienne, writer and producer.[1] She is known for her role as Rita in comedy Bridesmaids (2011), and as Beverly Goldberg in the ABC sitcom, The Goldbergs (2013–present).[2] McLendon-Covey was nominated for a Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series in 2014 for her role in The Goldbergs.[3] She also starred in the movies What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012), The Single Moms Club (2014), Blended (2014), and Think Like a Man Too (2014). She is also the voice of Nancy Green from Big City Greens and $ena $wanson from North Woods.

Wendi McLendon-Covey
McLendon-Covey in 2012
Wendy Anne McLendon

(1969-10-10) October 10, 1969 (age 54)
Bellflower, California, U.S.
Years active2001–present
SpouseGreg Covey (m. 1996–present)


  1. "Wendi McLendon-Covey". Filmibeat/Greynium Information Technologies Pvt. Ltd. Retrieved 29 February 2016.
  2. Furlong, Maggie (2014-06-10). "Wendi McLendon-Covey Deserves an Emmy for 'The Goldbergs,' Is the Funniest Woman on TV | Yahoo TV - Yahoo TV". Tv.yahoo.com. Retrieved 2014-06-16.
  3. "Critics' Choice Television Awards". The Broadcast Films Critics Association. Archived from the original on 2 June 2012. Retrieved 29 February 2016.