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Wendy Braun is an American actress and voice actress best known for her role as Gianna Parasini in the military science fiction third-person role-playing game franchise Mass Effect.

Biography[]

Braun was born on April 5, 1970, in Northbrook, Illinois, to Beverly Braun and her husband. Braun first got into acting appearing in a production of The Wiz, and graduated from Indiana University. Braun got her first on-screen role in 1995, when she was cast as Officer Yale for one episode of the dramatic comedy series Live Shot. Braun got her first major role in 2006, when she was cast as Iris Sneed, an administrator at General Hospital, for 10 episodes of the romantic crime soap opera series General Hospital, as well as 8 episodes of the show's spin-off series General Hospital: Night Shift. Braun has also appeared in TV shows, movies, and video games such as Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, Mass Effect 3, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Dragon Age: Origins, iCarly, Children of the X-Files, A Perfect Getaway, Shades of Ray, Lego Jurassic World, Documentary Now!, Grey's Anatomy, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Castle, The Mentalist, and Criminal Minds.

On Criminal Minds[]

Braun portrayed Katrina "Kat" Townsley, victim of psychopathic serial killer Jeremy Andrus and best friend of Jill Morris, in the Season Three episode "Limelight".

Filmography[]

  • Vital Signs (2020) - Ida Kippelman
  • Donny's Bar Mitzvah (2020) - Sherryl
  • Atypical - 7 episodes (2017-2019) - Kathy
  • Liza on Demand (2019) - Jaime
  • The Clapper (2017) - Wendy
  • Grey's Anatomy (2017) - Captain LeVantine
  • We Bare Bears (2017) - Movie Director/Additional Voices (voice)
  • Mass Effect: Andromeda (2017) - Ruth Bekker/Hyperion Colonist/Kadara Port Arms Dealer/Nexus Crew/Hopeful Mother (voice)
  • Mary + Jane (2016) - Gail
  • Documentary Now! (2016) - Luanne Motley
  • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2016) - Lauren
  • Faking It (2015) - Mina Daniels
  • Henry Danger (2015) - Ms. Sherwood
  • Lego Jurassic World (2015) - Show Announcer (voice)
  • Castle (2014) - Carol Jarvis
  • The Flipside - 2 episodes (2012) - Unknown Character
  • Bent (2012) - Julia
  • Mass Effect 3 (2012) - Doctor Hammerlink/Alliance Private/Wife (voice)
  • The Mentalist (2011) - Sonya Mitchell
  • Harry's Law (2011) - Dana Stevens
  • Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening (2010) - Felsi/Mischa (voice)
  • Mass Effect 2 (2010) - Gianna Parasini/Asari Bar Owner/Arguing Asari/Asari Advertisement/JenanTech Advertisement/Sophist Advertisement/MSV Hugo Gernsback Survivor (voice)
  • Men of a Certain Age (2009) - Dana
  • Dragon Age: Origins (2009) - Hespith/Felsi/Filda/Lady Helmi/Brona/Sultry Dwarf Female/Blood Mage/Pearl Elf Female Companion/Orzammar Noble/Alienage Sick Elf/Tapster's Patron/Proving Fan/Dust Town Beggar/Dwarven Old Woman (voice)
  • Undead Knights (2009) - Fatima/Francesca (English version, voice)
  • iCarly - 3 episodes (2007-2009) - Mrs. Papperman
  • A Perfect Getaway (2009) - Debbie Mason/Clerk
  • Children of the X-Files (2009) - Ellen
  • Shades of Ray (2008) - Sabrina
  • General Hospital - 10 episodes (2006-2008) - Iris Sneed
  • Criminal Minds - "Limelight" (2008) - Katrina Townsley
  • Mass Effect (2007) - Gianna Parasini/Asari Bar Owner/Arguing Asari/Asari Advertisement/JenanTech Advertisement/Sophist Advertisement/MSV Hugo Gernsback Survivor (voice)
  • General Hospital: Night Shift - 8 episodes (2007) - Iris Sneed
  • Rx (2007) - Nikki
  • A Stranger's Heart (2007) - Miss Lageson
  • Bones (2007) - Lorraine Bergin
  • Pandemic (2007) - Stephanie Benson
  • Eye of the Dolphin - Suzanne Harrison (uncredited)
  • Relative Strangers (2006) - Unknown Character (uncredited)
  • All of Us (2006) - Penelope
  • Big Momma's House 2 (2006) - Coach Bonnie
  • Grown Men (2005) - Doctor Anthony
  • NCIS (2005) - Cindy Sanchez
  • Lost - 2 episodes (2005) - Gina
  • Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus (2004) - Amy
  • Spanglish (2004) - Yuppie Girl
  • Paparazzi (2004) - Bo's Publicist
  • Strong Medicine (2004) - Pam Gorman
  • Wanda at Large (2003) - Feminist
  • Still Standing (2003) - Doctor Sarah Cunningham
  • Not Too Tart, Not Too Sweet (2003) - Kara
  • Greetings from Tucson (2003) - Officer Bronson
  • The Division (2003) - Mrs. Canto
  • The West Wing - 2 episodes (2002) - Gail Mackee
  • Another Pretty Face (2002) - Charlotte Snyder
  • The Marriage Undone (2002) - Bridget
  • Help, I'm a Boy! (2002) - Paula (English version, voice)
  • Maybe It's Me - 2 episodes (2002) - Peggy
  • NYPD Blue (2002) - Marjorie Rookard
  • Backgammon (2001) - Maia
  • Providence (2001) - Kate
  • Jane (2001) - Jane Bellows
  • Evolution (2001) - Nurse Tate
  • Talk to You Later (2001) - Allison
  • Time of Your Life (2000) - Carleen Viceroy
  • In God We Trust (2000) - Welcomer
  • Maid of Honor (1999) - Donielle
  • Good vs Evil (1999) - Gretchen Scarsgaard
  • The Business Card (1999) - Whitney
  • The Darwin Conspiracy (1999) - Agent Burns
  • On the Turning Away (1998) - Mary Jo
  • 30, Still Single: Contemplating Suicide (1998) - Mickey
  • USA High (1998) - Rhonda James
  • The Big Lebowski (1998) - Chorine Dancer (uncredited)
  • Mr. Millennium (1997) - Linda Simmons
  • The Burning Zone (1997) - Young Woman
  • Not Necessarily the Election (1996) - Michelle Model
  • Live Shot (1995) - Officer Yale

External Links[]

For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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