Wendy Anne McLendon-Covey (born Wendy Anne McLendon; October 10, 1969) is an American actress, writer, producer and comedian.
She began her career in the improvisational Comedy Central series Reno 911!, starring as Deputy Clementine Johnson from 2003–08. She also had the lead role in the Lifetime short-lived comedy Lovespring International (2006). From 2010 to 2013, she had a recurring role on CBS sitcom Rules of Engagement.
After a breakout performance in the 2011 comedy film Bridesmaids, McLendon-Covey has appeared in a number of films, including What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012), The Single Moms Club (2014), Blended (2014), Think Like a Man Too (2014), and Hello, My Name Is Doris (2015). In 2013, she began starring as Beverly Goldberg, a family matriarch, on the ABC comedy series The Goldbergs, for which she was nominated for two Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Comedy Series.
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