Wendy Davis (not to be confused with the politician of the same name) is an American actress.


Davis was born in Joppatowne, Maryland, on June 30, 1966. As a teenager, she attended Joppatowne High School. As a young adult, she graduated from Howard University with a degree in Theater. As an actor, Davis filled a series regular role on the 1991 series The New WKRP in Cincinnati, starring as receptionist Ronnie Lee. She also appeared in the police drama series High Incident as Lynette White; the series aired from 1996 to 1997. However, her best known role was as Colonel Joan Burton in the Lifetime TV series Army Wives, which she starred in from 2007 to 2013, departing after the seventh season finale.

On Criminal MindsEdit

Davis portrayed Doctor Kathleen Benedict, a marriage counselor attacked by prolific serial killer and rapist Alan Anderson, in the Season Nine episode Mr. & Mrs. Anderson.


  • Sweet/Vicious (2017) as Unknown Character(s) (2 episodes)
  • Major Crimes (2016) as Sharon's Doctor
  • I Know Where Lizzie Is (2016) as Melissa Portman
  • NCIS (2016) as Navy Captain Kensington Bloom
  • Just a Dream (2014) as Sherry (short)
  • Criminal Minds - Mr. & Mrs. Anderson (2014) TV episode - Doctor Kathleen Benedict
  • Castle (2014) as Lt. Delia Burton
  • Army Wives (2007-2013) as Colonel Joan Burton (117 episodes)
  • Scandal (2012-2013) as Kimberly Mitchell (5 episodes)
  • Commander in Chief (2006) as Karen Patton
  • Grey's Anatomy (2005) as Holly Adams
  • Cold Case (2005) as Julia Owens
  • Mother Ghost (2002) as Stacy
  • Angel (2002) as Aubrey Jenkins
  • Trapped: Buried Alive (2002) as Monique
  • Taking Back Our Town (2001) as Janice Dickerson
  • The District (2001) as Saundra Dayton
  • The Weber Show (2001) as Alice Fullmer
  • Any Day Now (2000) as Cheryl
  • Rendezvous (1999) as Jade
  • Smart Guy (1998) as Hillary Jordan
  • Profiler (1998) as Mrs. Driscoll
  • The Gregory Hines Show (1998) as Allison
  • Between Brothers (1997) as Cynthia
  • Brittle Glory (1997) as Reporter
  • High Incident (1996-1997) as Lynette White (24 episodes)
  • EZ Streets (1996) as Joan Priestly
  • Return to Two Moon Junction (1995) as Roni
  • Coach (1994) as Julie
  • The Sinbad Show (1993) as Sandy
  • Martin (1993) as Bobbi
  • South of Sunset (1993) as Unknown Character
  • The New WKRP in Cincinnati (1991) as Ronnie Lee (10 episodes)
  • Running Out of Time (1989) as Tracy Michelle Gibson (TV short)
  • Powder Heads (1980) as Reborn #1


  • Just a Dream (2014) - Associate Producer (short)
  • One Step (2007) - Executive Producer (short)


For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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