Wendy Crewson

Actor, Housekeeper
Canadian-born brunette actress Wendy Crewson attended Queens University in Kingston, Ontario where she won the prestigious Lorne Greene Award for outstanding work in the theater. She then studied at The Webber Douglas ... Read more »
Born: 05/09/1956 in Hamilton, Ontario, CA

Filmography

Actor (74)

Ascension 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Beauty and the Beast 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Defiance 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hard Copy 1986 - 1987, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Beast 1986 - 1987, 2000 - 2001, 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Actor

Fall 2014 (Movie)

(Actor)

Antiviral 2013 (Movie)

Mira Tesser (Actor)

Winnie 2013 (Movie)

Mary Botha (Actor)

A Beginner's Guide to Endings 2012 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Vow 2012 (Movie)

Dr. Fishman (Actor)

Formosa Betrayed 2010 (Movie)

Susan Kane (Actor)

Rookie Blue 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Summit 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Away From Her 2007 (Movie)

Madeleine (Actor)

The Path to 9/11 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

The Seeker 2007 (Movie)

Mary Stanton (Actor)

Eight Below 2006 (Movie)

Eve McClaren (Actor)

The Covenant 2006 (Movie)

Evelyn Danvers (Actor)

The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause 2006 (Movie)

Laura Miller (Actor)

Who Loves The Sun 2005 (Movie)

Mary Bloom (Actor)

Jack 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

The Clearing 2004 (Movie)

Louise Miller (Actor)

Twelve Mile Road 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Suddenly Naked 2003 (Movie)

Jackie York (Actor)

Between Strangers 2002 (Movie)

Amanda (Actor)

Perfect Pie 2002 (Movie)

Patsy (Actor)

The Santa Clause 2 2002 (Movie)

Laura Miller (Actor)

Criminal Instinct: A Colder Kind of Death 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Criminal Instinct: Love & Murder 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Criminal Instinct: The Wandering Soul Murders 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Criminal Instinct: Deadly Appearances 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Mercy 2000 (Movie)

Bernadine Mello (Actor)

The 6th Day 2000 (Movie)

Natalie Gibson (Actor)

What Lies Beneath 2000 (Movie)

Elena (Actor)

Better Than Chocolate 1999 (Movie)

Lila (Actor)

Bicentennial Man 1999 (Movie)

Ma'am (Actor)

Air Force One 1997 (Movie)

Grace Marshall (Actor)

Gang Related 1997 (Movie)

Helen Eden (Actor)

The Eighteenth Angel 1997 (Movie)

Norah Stanton (Actor)

To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday 1996 (Movie)

Kevin Dollof (Actor)

Corrina, Corrina 1994 (Movie)

Jenny Davis (Actor)

The Santa Clause 1994 (Movie)

Laura (Actor)

The Good Son 1993 (Movie)

Susan Evans (Actor)

Folks! 1992 (Movie)

Audrey Aldrich (Actor)

The Doctor 1991 (Movie)

Leslie Abbott (Actor)

Studio 5B 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

Getting Married in Buffalo Jump 1988 (Movie)

Sophie Ware (Actor)

Tanner '88: The Girlfriend Factor 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Rona Jaffe's "Mazes and Monsters" 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

A Hobo's Christmas (TV Show)

Actor

A Killing Spring (TV Show)

Actor

An Unexpected Love (TV Show)

Actor

Ebbie (TV Show)

Actor

Escape Velocity (TV Show)

Actor

From the Earth to the Moon (TV Show)

Actor

Frostfire (TV Show)

Actor

Heartsounds (TV Show)

Actor

In the Lion's Den (TV Show)

Actor

Murder in Space (TV Show)

Actor

Question of Privilege (TV Show)

Actor

Sex Traffic (TV Show)

Actor

Spies, Lies & Naked Thighs (TV Show)

Actor

Summer's End (TV Show)

Actor

The Matthew Shepard Story (TV Show)

Actor

The Piano Man's Daughter (TV Show)

Actor

The Robber Bride (TV Show)

Actor

The Stranger I Married (TV Show)

Actor

To Save the Children (TV Show)

Actor

Verdict in Blood (TV Show)

Actor

War Brides (Movie)

(Actor)
Producer (1)

Suddenly Naked 2003 (Movie)

(Co-Executive Producer)

Biography

Canadian-born brunette actress Wendy Crewson attended Queens University in Kingston, Ontario where she won the prestigious Lorne Greene Award for outstanding work in the theater. She then studied at The Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London before returning across the pond to begin an acting career that has seen her work both here and in her native country. Crewson performed in television nearly a decade before her first feature "The Doctor" (1991) opened in theaters. A regular on the short-lived CBS dramatic series "Hard Copy" (1987) that introduced her to husband Michael Murphy, she also acted with him in Robert Altman's critically-acclaimed HBO series "Tanner '88" (1988).

Relationships

Michael Murphy

Husband
born May 5, 1938

Maggie Murphy

Daughter
born c. 1989 father, Michael Murphy

John Murphy

Son
born August 20, 1992 father, Michael Murphy

EDUCATION

Queens University

Kingston , Ontario
won prestigious Lorne Greene Award in Drama

Webber-Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art

appeared in "Under Milkwood"

Milestones

2007

Co-starred with husband, Michael Murphy in Sarah Polley's directorial debut, "Away From Her"

2006

Reprised role as Tim Allen's ex-wife in "The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause"

2004

Cast in the thriller "The Clearing" which starred Robert Redford and Helen Mirren

2003

Joined the cast of Fox's "24" in a recurring role as Dr. Anne Packard

2002

Appeared in the telepic "The Matthew Shepard Story"

2002

Cast in the ensemble independent film "Between Strangers" (lensed 2001)

2002

Reprised her role for "The Santa Claus 2"

2001

Played Maggie Steech in ABC's summer series "The Beast"

2001

Starred alongside Sidney Poitier in the CBS TV movie "The Last Brickmaker in America"

2000

Produced and starred in the romantic comedy "Suddenly Naked"

2000

Played widowed detective Joanne Killborne, novelist Gail Bowen's recurring heroine, in a series of Lifetime telepics entitled "Criminal Instinct"

2000

Appeared as Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife in "The 6th Day"

1999

Appeared as "Ma'am" in the Robin Williams film "Bicentennial Man"

1999

Co-starred in "Better Than Chocolate"

1998

Played Faye Stafford in the Tom Hanks-produced HBO miniseries "From the Earth to the Moon"

1997

Co-starred in "Gang Related"

1997

Portrayed Harrison Ford's wife, the First Lady, in "Air Force One"

1996

Appeared in "To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday"

1995

Played Roberta Crachit in the Lifetime TV-movie "Ebbie", a gender-bent "A Christmas Carol", starring Susan Lucci in title role

1994

Played Tim Allen's ex-wife in "The Santa Claus"

1994

Assumed the role of Susan Silverman in a pair of TV movies reviving Robert Urich's "Spenser For Hire" TV character

1993

First significant feature role, mother of evil Macauley Culkin, in "The Good Son"

1989

First feature released in theaters, "The Doctor", starring William Hurt

1988

Played first mistress to Presidential candidate Jack Tanner (Michael Murphy) in HBO's critically-acclaimed series "Tanner '88", directed by Robert Altman

1987

Met husband Michael Murphy when the two starred in the short-lived CBS crime series "Hard Copy"

1982

US TV-movie debut, "Rona Jaffe's 'Mazes and Monsters'" (ABC)

While supporting herself as a "chargirl" in London, keeping houses for the wealthy, including the great granddaughter of pre-Raphaelite painter William Hollman Hunt, founded the American Repertory Theatre with other American actors; produced productions l

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