Wendy Moniz life and biography

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Wendy Moniz biography

Date of birth : 1969-01-19
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-01-18
Credited as : Actress, soap opera Guiding Light , Nash Bridges , The Guardian

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Wendy Moniz is an actress, best known for her role as Dinah Marler on the daytime soap opera Guiding Light (1995-1999, 2002) and primetime dramas Nash Bridges (2000-2001) and The Guardian (2001-2004). She also had a recurring guest-starring role on Battery Park.

Actress Wendy Moniz graduated from Siena College in New York in 1991 with a degree in English, but only four years later, she was playing Dinah Marler Thorpe Jessup on the long-running soap opera Guiding Light. She stayed with the show for four years, going on to appear in the TV movie Tuesdays with Morrie on the series Nash Bridges, The Guardian, and Big Shots.

Since October 28, 2000, she has been married to her former Guiding Light co-star, Frank Grillo (ex-Hart Jessup), also of Portuguese descent. The couple has two boys Liam (born August 2004) and Rio Joseph Grillo (born January 25, 2008).


* Guiding Light (78 episodes, 1995-1999, 2000) .... Dinah Adele Chamberlain Marler Thorpe Jessup/Morgan
* Partners (1 episode, "Pilot", 1999) .... Maggie Spivak
* Tuesdays with Morrie (1999) (TV) .... Janine
* Battery Park (2 episodes, "Pilot" and "How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?", 2000) .... Maria DiCenzo
* The Others (1 episode, "Life Is for the Living", 2000) .... Eva
* Nash Bridges (21 episodes, 2000-2001) .... Insp. Rachel McCabe
* The Guardian (56 episodes, 2001-2004) .... Louisa "Lulu" Archer
* Law & Order (1 episode, "House of Cards", 2005) .... Arlene Tarrington
* Big Shots (4 episodes, "Pilot", "Tall, Dark and Hairless", "Greatest Amerimart Hero" and "The Way We Weren't", 2007) .... Stacey Walker
* Damages (7 episodes, 2009-2010) .... Jill Burnham

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