Wendy is SAG/ AFTRA, a member of Australians in Film, Actors Equity and Women in Film.
Her project “Big Bully bank” which she produced, wrote and was the lead, won “Best Comedy Scene” at the 2010 AOF International Film Festival.
Recently Wendy has been nominated and winning Best actress awards on the Festival circuit for her role as "Ona" the mother of a violent son, who returns from prison in the film "Bullfighters".
Wendy resides in Los Angeles and was recently interviewed by #presspassLa about her career to date
Wendy has had the acting bug since she put shows on for her Grandfather as a little girl in her parents garage, though she spent most of her early adult life as a policewoman in her native city Melbourne, instilling a strong work ethic, self determination, tenacity, and the life skills which led her to flourish in the business arena. Wendy’s next career as a realtor saw her quickly rise to become the number one realtor in Australia, with sales totaling over a billion dollars. Early production experience raising finance for several projects including Films such as Universal Pictures’ $60M US Budget Mercury Rising starring Bruce Willis.
Wendy followed her creative endeavors along the way, very quickly rising through the field in her acting pursuits. With an understanding that entertainment is a business, Wendy has always sought out the best in their field for training and collaboration, including to name a few , The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art London, Uta Hagen/Austin Pendleton –New York, Ivana Chubbuck, Los Angeles.
Her theatrical credits are numerous including acting alongside Academy Award nominees, from Kristin Scott Thomas and Ralph Fiennes, and Academy Award winners such as Penelope Cruz, to producing theater with Broadway credited Directors, such as Stephan Wolfert, and acting in major television series.
Wendy has a strong determination to encourage people on their own journey of self discovery and particularly passionate about uplifting women through her craft and experience.