Wendie Malick is on the board of The Environmental Media Association, and is a spokesperson for The Humane Society of the United States and Return to Freedom, a wild horse sanctuary and advocacy group. Through their charitable gift fund, A Drop in the Bucket, she and husband Richard Erickson support a medical center in the Congo. They live in the Santa Monica Mountains with four horses, a donkey, two dogs and a 16-year-old.
Malick’s theater credits include Off-Broadway productions such as North Shore Fish and Burleigh Grimes. In Los Angeles, she has performed in Big Night (The Kirk Douglas Theatre), Questa, Round Trip, The Santaland Diaries, The Vagina Monologues and The Underpants. Additional credits also include: The Guys (Studio Arena), Don’t Blame Me, I Voted for Helen Gahagan Douglas (Wooly Mammoth), Blithe Spirit, What is the Cause of Thunder? (Williamstown) and Closure (New Jersey Rep).
Her lengthy film career includes appearances in films such as: Adventureland, Fifty-Nothing, Confessions of a Shopaholic, Waiting, Racing Stripes, The American President, On Edge, Trojan Wars, Raising Genius, Mr. Mike’s Mondo Video, A Little Sex, The Goods, Bugsy, Funny About Love, The Emperor’s New Groove and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel.
On television, she was most recently seen in “This is Us,” “Darrow & Darrow,” “Darrow & Darrow: In the Key of Murder,” “Grace and Frankie,” “American Housewife,” “Mom,” “Pitch,” “NCIS: New Orleans” and CBS’ “Rush Hour.” She was previously a series regular on “Hot in Cleveland” (garnering a People’s Choice Award and SAG nomination for best ensemble), “Just Shoot Me” (one Golden Globe, two Emmy nominations), “Dream On” (four Cable Ace awards), “Frasier,” “Big Day,” “Good Company,” “CSI,” “NYPD Blue,” “L.A. Law,” “The X-Files” and “Seinfeld.” Her animated credits include “Jimmy Neutron,” “SpongeBob SquarePants” and “BoJack Horseman,” and she was nominated for an Annie Award for her voiceover work on “Bojack Horseman.”