Wendel Meldrum

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Wendel Meldrum
Wendel Meldrum at 2013Canadian Screen Awards Nominee Reception.jpg
Meldrum at the 2013 Canadian Screen Awards Nominee Reception
Born Wendel Anne Meldrum
(1959-04-15) April 15, 1959 (age 58)
Rome, Italy
Other names Fern Poppy
Occupation Actress
Years active 1984–present

Wendel Anne Meldrum (born April 15, 1959, Rome, Italy) is a Canadian actress best known for her roles of the "low talking" clothing designer on the 1993 episode of Seinfeld, "The Puffy Shirt", and as Miss White/Mrs. Heimer on The Wonder Years.

She has guest starred in several television series and has appeared in a number of feature films and television movies. Her films have included Beautiful Dreamers (1990, with Colm Feore and Rip Torn), Why Me?, and The Divine Ryans (1999). She wrote the screenplay for the 2005 independent film Cruel But Necessary. She also played the starring role of Betty Munson alongside her real life ex-husband Mark Humphrey and their son Luke Humphrey.

Meldrum received multiple nominations and awards for her performance as Anne Blecher in the Canadian television comedy-drama series Less Than Kind, which finished its four season run on HBO Canada in 2013.

On November 19, 2014 Meldrum appeared on Ken Reid's TV Guidance Counselor Podcast.



  1. ^ Internet Movie Database; retrieved August 1, 2010
  2. ^ Award shared with Benjamin Arthur, Jesse Camacho, Maury Chaykin and Nancy Sorel
  3. ^ "2010 nominees" (PDF). www.agamdarshi.com. Retrieved 1 January 2017. 
  4. ^ Nomination shared with Benjamin Arthur, Jesse Camacho, Maury Chaykin, Brooke Palsson and Nancy Sorel Canadian Comedy Awards & Festival nominees, retrieved August 1, 2010

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