Canadian born actress, Wendy Crewson is a six-time Gemini Award winner and two times Canadian Screen Award winner. The 61-year-old divorcee was married to American actor Michael Murphy in 1988. Their divorce took place in 2009. In the same year, she married her second husband Gary Logan.
In 2014, she publically spoke about her sexual orientation and also mentioned that she had shared her truth to her family many years ago. Wendy shares two children, a daughter Maggie and son John with her former husband.
Wendy Crewson alongside former husband Michael Murphy
Wendy being a famous actress is constantly under the watch by the media. The details of her personal life haven't been hidden away from her fans and well-wishers. To find out more information about Wendy Crewson's married life and children, continue to read below.
Wendy Crewson's marriage and divorce to Michael Murphy
On March 7, 1988, Wendy married Michael Murphy who is best known for playing morally ambiguous character holding high authority. Like his former wife, Murphy is also a Gemini Award winner. He won the award for his role in Canadian film This Is Wonderland.
Wendy attending Gemini Awards with ex-husband Murphy and children
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In 1989, the couple welcomed their firstborn Maggie and later in 1992, they were blessed with a son whom they named as John. John is also nicknamed as Jack Branton. The whole family starred in the 1998 movie Sleeping Dogs Lie based on the life story of a Toronto millionaire Ambrose Small. The star kids had uncredited roles in the movie.
On January 10, 2009, Wendy ended her 21-year long marriage with Michael. Currently, she is married to husband Gary Logan, who has starred in the movies like The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, despite the fact that the reason of her divorce with her former husband is believed be her sexual identity.
Wendy Crewson's sexual orientation: lesbian
After being married twice and having two children, Wendy came out of the closet and revealed that she was lesbian to her fans worldwide. She disclosed that she had opened up to her family several years earlier.
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Even though she bravely, unveiled her identity, she remarked that she was afraid of rejection from her children. She said,
“I didn’t care what anybody else thought. I was fine with coming out to everybody, but to your children…it’s just a different thing. You’re just afraid of rejection.”
But to her relief, her children were understanding and happily accepted the news. Even her husband Gary seem to be unaffected by the fact that she is a lesbian.
Wendy Crewson career
Crewson stepped into the field of acting through homeland television shows such as Night Heat, Hard Copy, and Street Legal. She was able to establish her name in the film industry from her role in The Doctor in 1991.
The award-winning actress has appeared in more than a dozen of movies. Her works include The Good Son, The Santa Clause, Bicentennial Man, also starred by Robin Williams, and The 6th Day with co-actor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Watch the trailer for the movie The 6th Day