Walsh, Wendy L(ee)
WALSH, Wendy L(ee)
Born in Prince Edward Island, Canada; children: one daughter. Education: Attended University of Massachusetts—Amherst, 1983; Ryerson University, B.A., 1987; graduate study at California Graduate Institute, Los Angeles.
Agent—(Television) Nicole Taylor, Ken Linder and Associates, 2049 Century Park E., Suite 3050, Los Angeles, CA 90067; (print) Jan Miller, Dupree Miller and Associates, 100 Highland Park Village, Suite 250, Dallas, TX 75205.
Writer, actress, and television producer. Appeared in feature films, including Animal Instinct, released in 1993; The Mask, released by New Line Cinema, 1994; Heat, Paramount Pictures, 1995; The Cable Guy, Columbia Pictures, 1996; Independence Day, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996; Fly away Home, Walt Disney, 1996; and Leave It to Beaver, Universal Pictures, 1996. Host of television programs, including Hollywood at Large, Court TV Network, Movie News, Starz! Network, and Motor Trend Television, Speedvision; appeared on other television programs, including movie Tonya: The Tonya Harding Story, National Broadcasting Company (NBC), 1994; pilot Just Shoot Me, NBC, 1996; How'd They Do That?, Learning Channel; Weekend Today, NBC; and episodes of Baywatch, Live Shot, Chicago Hope, and KCOP. Cohost and correspondent for Internet news programs. Owner of television production company; creator of television series Naturally Fit, Outdoor Life Network. University of California—Los Angeles, instructor in extension program, 1997-98. Also worked as a model. Los Angeles City Camp, founder.
Associated Press Awards, best spot news and best live coverage, both 1993, for reporting on fires in Malibu, CA; local Emmy Award, Los Angeles area, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, 1994, for "L.A. Marathon" and "The Who's Tommy," both segments of KCOP.
The Boyfriend Test: How to Evaluate His Potential before You Lose Your Heart, Three Rivers Press (New York, NY), 2001.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Publishers Weekly, January 22, 2001, review of The Boyfriend Test: How to Evaluate His Potential before You Lose Your Heart, p. 313.
Wendy L. Walsh Web site,http://www.wendylwalsh.com (September 6, 2001).