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Wendy Davis (actress)

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Nationality  American
Role  Actress
Name  Wendy Davis

Years active  1980–present
Occupation  Actress
Spouse  Jacobi Wynne (m. ?–2004)
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Born  June 30, 1966 (age 56) (1966-06-30) Joppatowne, Maryland, United States
Education  Joppatowne High School, Howard University
Nominations  NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
Movies and TV shows  Army Wives, High Incident, Mother Ghost, The New WKRP in Cincinnati, Rendezvous
Similar People  Brian McNamara, Brigid Brannagh, Sally Pressman, Sterling K Brown, Katherine Fugate

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Wendy Davis (born June 30, 1966) is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Colonel Joan Burton in Lifetime television series Army Wives (2007–2013).


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Early life

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Davis grew up in Joppatowne, Maryland. She attended Joppatowne High School and graduated with a degree in Theater from Howard University. Davis is a member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority.


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Davis was regular on the 1991 series The New WKRP in Cincinnati as receptionist Ronnie Lee, and appeared in the 1996–97 police drama High Incident as Lynette White.

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She may be best known for her role as Colonel Joan Burton in the Lifetime television series Army Wives. She starred in show as of 2007 to 2013. She left the show after the season 7 finale.

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She appeared in an episode of Grey's Anatomy, in season one, Episode 9, as Holly Adams, the pregnant wife of Dr. Preston Burke's best college friend. She has made guest appearances on Cold Case, Coach, Martin, Smart Guy (as Blake's mother), Angel, and other television series, and has appeared in several feature films, including Return to Two Moon Junction (1995). She played Kimberly Mitchell in the second season of ABC's drama series Scandal created by Shonda Rhimes.

Personal life

Davis has one child, a daughter with ex-husband Jacobi Wynne. She and her daughter live in Los Angeles CA. In a series of 9 short videos available through the "Understood" website and through YouTube, she discusses growing up with ADHD, how it helped her as an actress, and how she responded to her daughter getting the same diagnosis. The videos are to help parents of children with ADHD, adults with ADHD, and the rest of the population.

Select filmography

  • Running Out of Time (1989) as Tracy Michelle Gibson
  • The New WKRP in Cincinnati as Ronnie Lee (7 episodes, 1991)
  • Martin as Bobbi (1 episode, 1993)
  • The Sinbad Show as Sandy (1 episode, 1993)
  • Coach as Julie (1 episode, 1994)
  • Return to Two Moon Junction (1995) as Roni
  • EZ Streets as Joan Priestly (1 episode, 1996)
  • High Incident as Lynette White (24 episodes, 1996–1997)
  • Between Brothers as Cynthia (1 episode, 1997)
  • The Gregory Hines Show as Allison (1 episode, 1998)
  • Profiler as Mrs. Driscoll (1 episode, 1998)
  • Smart Guy as Hillary Jordan (1 episode, 1998)
  • Any Day Now as Cheryl (1 episode, 2000)
  • Cursed as Alice Fullmer (1 episode, 2001)
  • The District as Saundra Dayton (1 episode, 2001)
  • Angel as Aubrey Jenkins (1 episode, 2002)
  • Cold Case as Julia Owens (1 episode, 2005)
  • Grey's Anatomy as Holly Adams (1 episode, 2005)
  • Commander in Chief as Karen Patton (1 episode, 2006)
  • Scandal as Kimberly Mitchell (5 episodes, 2012–2013)
  • Army Wives as Joan Burton (117 episodes, (2007–2013)
  • Criminal Minds as Dr. Kathleen Benedict (1 episode "Mr. & Mrs. Anderson", 2014)
  • Castle as NYFD Lt. Delia Burton (1 episode "Under Fire", 2014)
  • Awards and nominations

  • Drama-Logue AwardTalking With
  • 2008, Image Awards – Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series Army Wives (Nominated)
  • 2009, Image Awards – Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series Army Wives (Nominated)
  • 2011, Image Awards – Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series Army Wives (Nominated)
  • 2008, Prism Awards – Performance in a Drama Series Multi-Episode Storyline Army Wives (Nominated)
  • References

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