Wendy Makkena

Wendy Makkena

Highest Rated: 95% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (2019)

Lowest Rated: 18% Camp Nowhere (1994)

Birthday: Oct 4, 1958

Birthplace: New York, New York, USA

Throughout her entertainment career as an accomplished actress, Wendy Makkena graced the silver screen many times. In 1989, she acted in the Broadway farce "Lend Me a Tenor." She danced with the New York City Ballet. In 1996, she co-starred with Dianne Wiest in the Off-Broadway production "The Shawl." In 2000, she had a featured role in the ABC fall sitcom "The Geena Davis Show." Makkena started her entertainment career by acting in comedies like the Whoopi Goldberg blockbuster "Sister Act" (1992), "Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit" (1993) with Whoopi Goldberg and "Camp Nowhere" (1994) with Jonathan Jackson and Christopher Lloyd. She also appeared in the TV movie "Dead and Alive -- The Race For Gus Farace" (ABC, 1991-92). She worked in television in her early acting career as well, including a part on "Law & Order" (NBC, 1990-2010). She continued to act in productions like the comedy adventure "Air Bud" (1997) with Michael Jeter, "4am - Open All Night" (1999) and "Finding North" (1999). She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (CBS, 2000-2015). She shifted from film to television work through the early 2000s, appearing on "NCIS" (2003-), "The Nine" (ABC, 2006-07) and "The Good Wife" (CBS, 2009-). She also appeared in "Rizzoli & Isles" (TNT, 2009-16). Makkena most recently appeared in "Alpha House" (2013-15). Makkena was married to Bob Krakower.

Highest rated movies

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Eight Men Out
State of Play
Sister Act
Air Bud
Finding North
The Tomorrow Man
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit




No Score Yet No Score Yet Spiked Margaret (Character) - 2021
95% 92% A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Dorothy (Character) $61.7M 2019
42% 44% The Tomorrow Man Beverly St. Michaels (Character) $331.8K 2019
No Score Yet 29% The Bling Ring Celia Fishman (Character) - 2011
84% 73% State of Play Greer Thornton (Character) $37.0M 2009
No Score Yet 37% Noise Del (Character) - 2004
44% 43% Finding North Rhonda Portelli (Character) $26.9K 1998
45% 38% Air Bud Jackie Framm (Mrs. Framm) (Character) $24.6M 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Lies He Told Patty (Character) - 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Death Benefit Wynn Burkholder (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet No Score Yet On Seventh Avenue Nadine Jacobs (Character) - 1996
No Score Yet 71% Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story Mary Newcombe (Character) - 1995
18% 58% Camp Nowhere Dr. Celeste Dunbar (Character) $10.5M 1994
19% 61% Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit Sister Mary Robert (Character) $57.0M 1993
74% 65% Sister Act Sister Mary Robert (Character) $139.6M 1992
86% 79% Eight Men Out Kate Jackson (Character) $4.3M 1988


No Score Yet No Score Yet etalk Guest 2019
No Score Yet 61% Bull Sherri Gibson/Rogers (Guest Star) 2019
No Score Yet 86% Rizzoli and Isles IAD Det. Hitchcock (Guest Star) 2015
No Score Yet 82% NCIS Dr. Rachel Cranston (Guest Star) 2011-2012 2014
21% 50% The Mob Doctor Daniella Devlin (Character) 2012-2013
93% 91% The Good Wife Cynthia Venegas (Guest Star) 2011
0% 100% Miami Medical Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
No Score Yet 93% Numb3ers Unknown (Guest Star) 2009-2010
16% No Score Yet The Deep End Unknown (Guest Star) 2010
No Score Yet 66% Without a Trace Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet 88% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Ellen Van Kuren (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet 81% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
90% 96% House Dr. Julie Whitner (Guest Star) 2007
No Score Yet 85% Ghost Whisperer Unknown (Guest Star) 2006
9% No Score Yet Listen Up Dana Kleinman (Character) 2004-2005
18% No Score Yet Oliver Beene Charlotte Beene (Character) 2003-2004
64% No Score Yet Philly Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
100% No Score Yet The Job Unknown (Guest Star) 2001-2002
No Score Yet 96% Law & Order Unknown (Guest Star) 1991 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet Judging Amy Unknown (Guest Star) 1999-2000
0% No Score Yet Dellaventura Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet C-16 Melanie Harmon (Guest Star) 1997
100% No Score Yet Strange Luck Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
83% 83% NYPD Blue Det. Sharon LaSalle (Guest Star) 1994
No Score Yet No Score Yet A League of Their Own Unknown (Character) 1993
No Score Yet No Score Yet Monsters Unknown (Character) 1991
100% 0% The Nine Unknown (Guest Star)