Wendy and Frank Grillo welcomed their second son, Rio Joseph, born on January 25, 2008.
Wendy has a lot of theater experience. Her theater credits include Crimes of the Heart, Baby with the Bathwater, Killgarden, The Sound of Music, Grease, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and Agnes of God.
Wendy has two pet dogs.
Wendy began acting at the age of 5.
Wendy's mother was an actor, she used to perform in community theaters.
Wendy is of Portuguese descent.
Wendy graduated form the Siena College in New York with a Bachelors degree in English.
Wendy is so obsessed with collecting movie posters that she has claimed it to be the reason for which she lives.
Wendy has been nominated twice for a Soap Opera Digest Awards for her performances in The Guiding Light.
As of 2007, she resides in New York.
In 1998, Wendy was named one of Soap Opera's 50 Most Beautiful People in the Soap Opera Weekly magazine.
Wendy likes reading, cooking and singing in her free time.
Wendy has been watching soap operas since she was in sixth grade.
Wendy has appeared in a TV commercial for Ocuhist.
In the year 1999, Wendy appeared in a made-for-television movie named Tuesdays With Morrie.
Wendy made her television debut in the year 1995 in the TV series Guiding Light.
Wendy: (On her character on The Guiding Light) I'm playing the sweetest, nicest character. I wanted to try to play something that was completely different.
Wendy: I can't remember a time when acting wasn't a part of my life.