Andrea Bendewald

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Andrea Bendewald
Born (1970-03-04) March 4, 1970 (age 47)
United States
Years active 1990s–present
Spouse(s) Mitch Rouse (August 19, 2001 – present)

Andrea R. Bendewald (born March 4, 1970) is an American actress best known for her role as Maddy Piper on Suddenly Susan.

Personal life[edit]

Andrea is the daughter of Judith Bendewald and Mervin Bendewald, both of New York City,[1] and the sister of Mason Bendewald.

Bendewald graduated from Wright State University. She was a bridesmaid at Jennifer Aniston's 2000 wedding to Brad Pitt, and Aniston was matron of honor to Bendewald's August 19, 2001 marriage to Mitch Rouse at the Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu, California. Actress Maria Bello and producer Kristin Hahn were bridesmaids. Andrea met her husband, Mitch Rouse, during October 1998 on the set of The Secret Lives of Men.[2] Andrea also dated comedian Harland Williams with whom she costarred in the short-lived sitcom Simon.


Year Title Role Director Notes
1995-96 Simon Libby Keeler Arlene Sanford, Rob Schiller, Linda Day, Ellen Gittelsohn, Paul Kreppel TV Series (15 Episodes)
1996 Brotherly Love Phoebe Art Dielhenn TV Series (1 Episode)
Caroline in the City Leslie Howard Deutch TV Series (1 Episode)
1997 Men Behaving Badly Lana Ellen Gittelsohn (2) TV Series (1 Episode)
Seinfeld Celia Andy Ackerman TV Series (1 Episode)
Picture Perfect Pregnant Friend Glenn Gordon Caron
Ellen Sherry Gail Mancuso TV Series (1 Episode)
1997-99 Suddenly Susan Maddy Piper Shelley Jensen, Philip Charles MacKenzie, Alan Rafkin, Lee Shallat Chemel, Tom Moore,
Pamela Fryman, Roger Christiansen, Leonard R. Garner Jr., Gail Mancuso (2),
Andrew Tsao, Steve Zuckerman, Joanna Kerns, Craig Zisk, Joyce Gittlin
TV Series (59 Episodes)
1998 The Thin Pink Line Dust Joe Dietl
Michael Irpino
1999 Stark Raving Mad Brittany Farraday Joyce Gittlin (2) TV Series (1 Episode)
2000 Popular Bonnie Lev L. Spiro TV Series (1 Episode)
That's Life Dean Pamela Orman TV Series (1 Episode)
2001 Providence Elizabeth Jannaur Monica Wyatt TV Series (1 Episode)
Amy's Orgasm Beautiful Girl Julie Davis
Friends Megan Bailey Kevin S. Bright TV Series (1 Episode)
Cursed Lucy Keith TV Series (1 Episode)
One Night at McCool's Karen Harald Zwart
2002 That '70s Show Ms. McGee David Trainer TV Series (1 Episode)
2004 Employee of the Month Wendy Mitch Rouse
CSI: Miami Monica Reynoso Karen Gaviola TV Series (1 Episode)
2005 Life on a Stick Sandy Andy Ackerman (2) TV Series (1 Episode)
Center of the Universe Jewel Terry Hughes TV Series (1 Episode)
Entourage Jess Daniel Attias TV Series (1 Episode)
House Cecilia Carter Peter O'Fallon TV Series (1 Episode)
2006 Two and a Half Men Terry Sholander Rob Schiller (2) TV Series (1 Episode)
Twins Phyllis James Widdoes TV Series (1 Episode)
Stick It Madison's Mom Jessica Bendinger
2008 Without a Trace Patricia Ross Jonathan Kaplan TV Series (1 Episode)
According to Jim Sheila Jim Belushi TV Series (1 Episode)
2009 The Game Laura Eric Laneuville TV Series (1 Episode)
2011 Five Kate Jennifer Aniston TV Movie
Last Man Standing Charlie John Pasquin TV Series (1 Episode)
2012 Good Luck Charlie Lynn Walsh Bob Koherr TV Series (1 Episode)
2013 Contribution of a Verse Coach Brit Bjurstrom
Ebony Sabbs
Browsers Amy Winslow Don Scardino TV Movie
Call Me Crazy: A Five Film Laura Laura Dern TV Movie
2013-14 Legit Georgia Peter O'Fallon (2) TV Series (6 Episodes)
2014 Mourning Glory Anne Janna King Short
2015 Gala & Godfrey The Classics The Healer Kristin Ellingson Post Production

Awards and nominations[edit]

Ovation Awards

  • 2011: Nominated for Featured Actress in a Play for the role of Jane in "Girls Talk"[3]


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-10-12. Retrieved 2008-11-27. 
  2. ^ WEDDINGS; Andréa Bendewald, Mitch Rouse, The New York Times, 19 August 2001.
  3. ^ "Kiss Me Kate Tops 2011 Ovation Award Nominations". 19 September 2011. 

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