Wendi McLendon-Covey

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  • Birth Name: Wendi McLendon
  • Birth Place: Bellflower, CA
  • Profession: Actor; comedian; screenwriter; producer
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Exclusive: Meet the Real Drama Queen Behind This Week's Goldbergs

It's getting really real on The Goldbergs.

Fall TV: Hot scoop on your favorite returning shows

As is the case with most story lines on the ABC sitcom, Wednesday's episode (8:30/7:30c) will be based on creator Adam F. Goldberg's childhood. Like his namesake, Adam (Sean Giambrone) will audition for the school play — Jesus Christ Superstar, natch — as seen in the exclusive sneak peek below. But when he doesn't get cast as Jesus himself, Smother Knows Best Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey) takes it up with his ...
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5 Totally '80s Milestones Coming to The Goldbergs Season 2

Adam F. Goldberg is finally where he wants to be.

After stubbornly keeping The Goldbergs behind Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. last season, ABC finally moved it to Wednesdays at 8:30/7:30c this year, sandwiched between ...
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Exclusive Goldbergs Video: Relive Beverly's Most Tragic (and Ridiculous) Parenting Tales

Season 2 of The Goldbergs is seven long days away, but we've got something to tide you over: Beverly's (Wendi McLendon-Covey) most tragic parenting tales.

Fall TV: Scoop on your favorite returning shows

Who else is better at — attempting to — scare off her kids from doing, well, anything with ridiculous, bizarre tales of woe? Have we ...
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Videos

Is Wendi #TeamBrandi or #TeamLisa?
Did Wendi Get Offended On ‘The View’?
The Single Moms Club: Ryan Eggold On T
Blended: Bella Thorne On Her Character

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Bridesmaids
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Tyler Perry's the Single Moms Club
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Blended (2014)
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Think Like a Man Too

More Wendi McLendon-Covey Movies Videos

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Love Is A Mix Tape
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Livin’ on a Prayer
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A Wrestler Named Goldberg
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The Age of Darkness

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Think Like A Man Too Movie, Actor
2014 Blended Movie, Actor - Jen
2014 Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club Movie, Actor - Jan
2013 ABC's Fall Preview Special Presented by The Chew TV Show Series, Appearing
2013 The Goldbergs TV Show Series, Actor - Beverly

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News

Exclusive: Ana Gasteyer to Guest-Star on The Goldbergs

Ana Gasteyer is bringing the drama to The Goldbergs. The Saturday Night Live alum will guest-star on an episode this fall as drama teacher Miss Cinoman, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

Like most characters ...
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Emmys: TVGuide.com's Picks for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Emmy season is here! For the next two weeks, voters will be checking off names and shows they think are worthy of getting a nomination come July 10. We at TVGuide.com have a few selections in mind ourselves. Next up: our dream ballot for Best Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
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How Real Is The Goldbergs?

The Goldbergs is based on Adam F. Goldberg's childhood, but how much of Season 1's wacky adventures really happened? A lot. "In a lot of ways, I have to pull back because some of the stories are so crazy," he tells TVGuide.com. "Even with the [home] videos at the end of the episodes, people still don't believe me." We caught up with Goldberg to get the true story behind on some of this season's most memorable story lines (ironically, the Goonies worshipper never did his own treasure hunt as a kid, but he "really hope[s]"Goonies 2 happens), what you can expect on Tuesday's finale and what he hopes to do in Season 2.
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The Goldbergs' Wendi McLendon-Covey on the Art of Smothering

Tuesday's Star Wars episode of The Goldbergs finds Adam (Sean Giambrone) and Erica (Hayley Orrantia) camping out for Return of the Jedi tickets. Beverly is nowhere in line, which is fine but a tad surprising to Wendi McLendon-Covey

"I just remember when Return of the Jedi came out. It was like the second coming of Jesus almost," she tells TVGuide.com. "I was not allowed to line up for things ... but I don't think I would've done it. I don't like anything ...
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The Goldbergs Exclusive Sneak Peek: Beverly "Helps" Erica Study for the SATs

Be happy you didn't have to deal with Beverly Goldberg when you were studying for the SATs.

'90s stars: Where are they now?

On Tuesday's The Goldbergs (9/8c, ABC), Beverly (Wendi McLendon-Covey) can't help but hover ...
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