Wendie attended California State University Northridge.
Wendie had a mastectomy in 1997.
Wendie was married to Richard Velasquez from 1983 to 1994.
Wendie had a brother named Richard and two sisters named Ellice and Michelle.
Wendie had 2 children named Pearl and Preston.
Wendie's parents were Burton and Charlene Sperber.
Wendie was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1997.
Upon her death, former TV co-star Tom Hanks deliver a moving tribute to Wendie: "The memory of Wendie Jo is that of a walking inspiration. She met the challenges of her illness with love, cheer, joy, altruism through weSPARK, and an unstoppable supply of Goodness. We are going to miss her as surely as we are all better for knowing her."
Wendie Jo Sperber: I'm an actress who likes to say something funny - everybody laughs and your job is done.
Wendie Jo Sperber: I spent many years with low self-esteem, but the cancer has given me the gift of seeing how many people love me.