Wendy Crewson Biography

Updated On Jul 16, 2019 Published On May 17, 2017
Facts of Wendy Crewson
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Wendy Jane Crewson
Birth Name Wendy Jane Crewson
Father Robert Binnie Crewson
Mother June Doreen
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Canada
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Black
Face Color Fair
Famous for The Doctor
Children John Branton Murphy and Maggie Murphy
Divorce Michael Murphy
Education University in Kingston and Weber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Awards Gemini Awards, Canadian Screen Awards and ACTRA Awards.
Movies The Doctor
Siblings Brad Crewson
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Crewson attended John Rennie High School in Pointe Clarie, Québec, further she attended Queen’s University in Kingston, where she won the Lorne Greene Award for outstanding work in the theater. Later she studied at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London.

Crewson appeared in her debut role in a feature film “The Doctor” and later appeared in a number of movies like, “The Good Son”, “The Santa Clause”, “Escape Clause” etc. Wendy co-starred in the science fiction film “Bicentennial Man” with Robin Williams and “The 6th Day” opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Wendy starred in the television series called The ReGenesis as Dr. Rachel Woods and again in a hit Canadian series Saving Hope as Dr. Dana Kinny. She also made a guest appearance in the first episode of the hit series 24 in its third season as Dr. Anne Packard. Wendy also appeared in the second season of ABC’s primetime soap opera 'Revenge'.

Heading towards her personal life, Crewson was once married to actor Michael Murphy. As a married couple, they invited two lovely children in their lives, Johan Branton Murphy and Maggie Murphy. But eventually, the couple separated with a divorce. According to the reports, She had accepted being lesbian to her family before accepting it in public, which may have been the main reason for the divorce with Murphy.

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Born in Canada


Canadian actress and producer Wendy Jane Crewson was born on May 9, 1956, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.She was born to his father Robert Binnie Crewson and Mother June Doreen and raised up with her jyounger brother, Brad Crewson.

Cast in Television


Crewson appeared in many Canadian TV show such as “War Brides as Kate, “The Littlest Hobo” as Jenny, “Hangin’ In” as Hilary, “Heartsounds” as Judy and “Night Heat” as Prosecutor Dorothy Fredericks. She also appeared films such as “Skullduggery” and “Mark of Cain”.

Got Married to Murphy


Crewson married to actor Michael Murphy after dating a couple of months. The couple are blessed with two children; one beautiful daughter Johan Maggie Murphy and a son Johan Branton Murphy.

Divorced with Murphy


Wendy and her husband Michael Murphy got separated after 21 years of very long relationship and divorced. The reason for divorce is not revealed but she revealed to the press that she had come out to her family as a lesbian.

Appeared in ABC primetime


Crewson appeared in the Second season of ABC’s primetime soap opera Revenge for 2 years. On television, Crewson starred in the “Saving Hope” as Dr. Dana Kinney.

Windey Controversy


According to the source, actor Windey Crewson revealed to the press that she had come out to her family as lesbian many years ago.She also appeared in Ascension as Katherine Warren in television.

Received Canadian Screen Award


Crewson received a “Canadian Screen Award” for her contribution on the television series Saving Hopes. She appeared in “Jack” a TV film, as Anne McGrath. 

Received “Earle Grey Award”


Crewson appeared in television series “Slasher”, where she got the main role. She Won the “Earle Grey Award”, which recongnizes actors for their contribution to the international profile of Canadaian TV.

Starred in “The Son”


Recently the actor Wendy, starred in “The Son” in Ingrid role, in Second Empire.She won Canadian Screen Awards for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Series for Slasher.