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Wendy Makkena


Americana actress who also has already established numerous functions in television like the part of Karen McNeil in the series THE WORK from 2001 to 2002 as well as the part of Dana Kleinman in the series PAY ATTENTION! from 2004 to 2005. Her 1st TV part was that of Katie Timmons in the 1986 tv series Santa Barbara. She also performed the part of Sister Mary Robert in the movies Sister Take action and Sister Take action 2: Back the Habit. She wedded in 1997 and includes a child. She made an appearance in the Broadway creation of Sideman in 1998 alongside Scott Wolf.

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Full Name Wendy Makkena
Date Of Birth October 4, 1963
Place Of Birth New York City, NY
Profession TV Actress
Nationality American
Spouse Bob Krakower
Parents Diana K. Rosenberg
Movies Sister Act, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, Air Bud, Camp Nowhere, State of Play, Finding North, Eight Men Out, Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story, Dead and Alive: The Race for Gus Farace, Lies He Told, Death Benefit, The Bling Ring, Noise, On Seventh Avenue
TV Shows The Mob Doctor, Listen Up!, Oliver Beene, The Job, A League of Their Own
Star Sign Libra

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1When she did Sister Act (1992), her singing voice was actually dubbed by professional singer Andrea Robinson.
2She's a classically-trained musician and played harp from the age of 8.
3Studied both the harp and ballet until age 15, when she had to choose between them. She chose to continue ballet.
4Played harp at Carnegie Hall at the age of 10.
5Was injured at 18 and had to give up ballet.
6Her mother is a well-known New York astrologer.



Fair Market Value2016post-productionJessica
Rizzoli & Isles2015TV SeriesIAD Det. Hitchcock
Alpha House2014TV SeriesMolly P. Andresun / Molly P. Andreson
NCIS2011-2014TV SeriesDr. Rachel Cranston
The Mob Doctor2012-2013TV SeriesDaniella Devlin
The Good Wife2011TV SeriesCynthia Venegas
The Bling Ring2011TV MovieCelia Fishman
Melissa & Joey2011TV SeriesSuzanne Reback
Miami Medical2010TV SeriesDidi
Numb3rs2009-2010TV SeriesKath Berry
The Deep End2010TV SeriesJudge Joan Anderson
Without a Trace2009TV SeriesJubilee
Desperate Housewives2009TV SeriesFran Schulman
State of Play2009Greer Thornton
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2009TV SeriesEllen Van Kuren
Chuck2007TV SeriesNational Intelligence Director
The Nine2007TV SeriesSuzanne
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2007TV SeriesDoris Babinkian
House M.D.2007TV SeriesDr. Julie Whitner
Ghost Whisperer2006TV SeriesJean Godfrey
Listen Up2004-2005TV SeriesDana Kleinman / Ma Kleinman
Oliver Beene2003-2004TV SeriesCharlotte Caraline Beene
Philly2002TV SeriesAmanda Royce
The Job2001-2002TV SeriesKaren McNeil
Law & Order1991-2002TV SeriesJanet Weston / Officer Nicki Sandoval
Judging Amy1999-2000TV SeriesSusie Nixon
4 a.m.: Open All Night1999ShortWoman
Trinity1998TV Series
Finding North1998Rhonda Portelli
The People1997Jean Leary
Dellaventura1997TV Series
C-16: FBI1997TV SeriesMelanie Harmon
Air Bud1997Jackie Framm
Lies He Told1997TV MoviePatty
On Seventh Avenue1996TV MovieNadine Jacobs
Death Benefit1996TV MovieWynn Burkholder
The Whiskey Heir1995ShortMaggie
Strange Luck1995TV SeriesLouise Brooks
Napoleon1995Napoleon's Mom / Earless Wallaby (English version, voice)
Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story1995TV MovieMary Newcombe
Touched by an Angel1994TV SeriesRobin Dunwoody
Camp Nowhere1994Dr. Celeste Dunbar
NYPD Blue1994TV SeriesDet. Sharon LaSalle
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit1993Sister Mary Robert
A League of Their Own1993TV SeriesMae Mordabito
Class of '961993TV SeriesMargaret Parsons
Sister Act1992Mary Robert
Black Magic1992TV MovieSally Rowe
Dead and Alive: The Race for Gus Farace1991TV MovieBrenda
Monsters1991TV SeriesMaggie Price
Dream Street1989TV SeriesHarry's Ex-Wife
Eight Men Out1988Kate Jackson
Santa Barbara1986TV SeriesKatie Timmons

Assistant Director

Assistant Director

Due2014Short second assistant director

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1994Q AwardViewers for Quality Television AwardsSpecialty PlayerNYPD Blue (1993)

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