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Biography #2Wendy Crewson was recently nominated for a Gemini Award (Canada's equivalent of the Emmy) in the category of Best Actress, for her title role in At The End Of The Day: The Sue Rodriguez Story. In addition, she recently completed filming director Robert Zemekis' What Lies Beneath, with Harrison Ford and Michelle Pfeiffer, and is currently shooting Piano Man's Daughter, directed by Kevin Sullivan, produced by Whoopi Goldberg and co-starring Stockard Channing.
Crewson previously starred opposite Harrison Ford as the intrepid and dynamic First Lady in Wolfgang Petersen's Air Force One. She followed that starring as the street savvy prosecutor Helen Eden in the MGM release Gang Related with James Belushi and the late Tupac Shakur. Displaying her comic skills opposite Tim Allen in the 1995 box office smash The Santa Clause, Crewson subsequently starred as a grieving widower's reluctant date in To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday with Michelle Pfeiffer and Peter Gallagher.
On television, Crewson appeared in the Sally Field-directed episode of the critically acclaimed From The Earth To The Moon, executive produced by Tom Hanks. She received an ACTRA Best Actress Award for Home Fires on which she was a series regular. She received ACTRA nominations for her roles in I'll Never Go To Heaven, Getting Married In Buffalo Jump and The War Brides. Crewson is featured as a series regular on the CBS one-hour drama Hard Copy and Robert Altman's Tanner 88 for HBO. Other television credits include Alice Monroe's The Lives of Girls and Women.
A native of Hamilton, Ontario, Crewson received a Bachelor of Arts from Queens University in Kingston and continued her post-graduate studies in London at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts and the American Repertory Theatre.