Wendie Malick is a former fashion model and an American actress who was born in Buffalo, New York. Her mother, Gigi, was also a fashion model and it was her mother who was the role model for her and she chose the same profession that was owned by the mom. Her father Ken Malick was a sales worker. The model, who was born on December13, 1950, got formal education from Williamsville High School. In 1972, she got her degree from Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio. She first started her career as a fashion model but later she quit that profession for becoming a full time actress.
She has been appeared in various television programs and films. The jury of Screen Actors Guild presented her a special award for her accomplishments in film and television. It is an interesting fact about the actress who has been appearing on television and film from past 23 years that she was rejected from her first audition which she gave for the role of Diane Chambers for 1982 NBC sitcom Cheers.
After getting rejected from the director, she eventually received a small role in 1988 film Scrooged. Her first lead role in film came in 1990 when she performed in HBO’s series Dream On in 1990. The chapters of her personal life say she married for two times in her life. Her first marriage with the actor and screenwriter Mitch Glazer came in 1982 which could last just 7 years because the couple was split in 1989. In the same year of 1989, she married Richard Erickson and is living with him since then. She is a keen supporter of Democratic candidates; she often participates in their rallies. She is also a charity worker and supports a medical center in Congo which works for the health of women.