Wendy Schaal (Actress) Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Education, Career, Net Worth

Wendy Schaal Biography

Wendy Schaal is an American actress. She is best known for her work in Joe Dante films such as Innerspace, Small Soldiers, and The ‘Burbs. In addition, her other film credits include starring in films such as Creature, Going Under, Munchie as well as Where the Boys Are ’84.

Moreover, the actress played Charlene, the holographic wife of The Doctor’s character Kenneth, in the Star Trek: Voyager third season episode “Real Life”.

Wendy Schaal Age|Birthday

Schaal was born on July 2, 1954. Therefore, she is 68 years old as of 2023 and celebrates her birthday on 2nd July every year.

Wendy Schaal Height|Weight

Schaal’s height is 5 feet 5 inches (approximately 165 centimeters). Moreover, she weighs 57 kilograms.

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Wendy Schaal Family

Schaal was born in Chicago, Illinois to her parents Lois (nee Treacy, Mother) and Richard (father). Moreover, she is actress Valerie Harper’s former stepdaughter. However, she lived with her parents in Crete, Illinois until she was five then moved with her mother to Newport Beach, California after her parents divorced. Unfortunately, her father died on November 4, 2014, in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles aged 86.

Wendy Schaal Nationality|Ethnicity

Schaal is of Amerian natonality.

Wendy Schaal Husband

At the age of 23, Schaal married Stephen M. Schwartz in 1977. For more than ten years the couple lived together. Moreover, they attended various media events. Such as the pre-release party of the movie ‘Where the Boys Are (1984) in which the actress played a girl named Sandra Roxbury. Together the couple has two sons namely Adam and Victor. However, they divorced in October 1987 though they tried hard to keep their marriage. Moreover, she keeps lowkey hence there’s no information about her other affairs.

Wendy Schaal Education

The actress earned an Associate of Arts degree from Los Angeles City College, acting and working in set construction. Additionally, she began to work on television after she attended an acting workshop led by her father.

Wendy Schaal Career

The actress’s early work on television included roles on Little House on the Prairie, Rhoda, Phyllis, Fish, Welcome Back, and Kotter. Moreover, she joined the cast of the ABC-TV series Fantasy Island, portraying Julie, the niece of the program’s central character, Mr. Roark in 1981.

Additionally, Schaal has had other roles on TV including Debbie Pepper in Good Grief, Vickie Allen in It’s a Living, Liz Dooley in Nearly Departed, and Bonnie Hornback in AfterMASH. Moreover, in the cartoon series American Dad!, she provides the voice of Francine Smith.



1976 – Bound for Glory
1978 – Record City
1984 – Where the Boys Are ’84
1985 – Creature
1987 – Munchies, Innerspace, Batteries Not Included
1989 – The ‘Burbs
1991 – Going Under
1994 – My Girl 2
1995 – Out There
1998 – Small Soldiers
2001 – Holiday in the Sun
2005 – Inside the CIA
2006 – Loving Annabelle


1976 – 1988

1976 – Welcome Back, Kotter, Rhoda
1977 – Fish
1979 – Family, Little House on the Prairie
1980-1981 – It’s a Living
1981-1982 – Fantasy Island
1982 – Strike Force, Happy Days
1982-1983 – The Love Boat
1983 – AfterMASH
1984 – Fatal Vision, Cover Up
1985 – Knight Rider, Finder of Lost Loves, The A-Team
1986 – MacGyver, Airwolf, Amazing Stories
1987 – Gung Ho, Duet, My Two Dads
1988 – Full House, Night Court

1989 to present

1989 – Nearly Departed, Dear John
1990-1991 – Good Grief
1992 – Nothern Exposure
1993 – Red Shoe Diaries
1994 – Runaway Daughters
1995 – Murder, She Wrote, The John Larroquette Show
1997 – Friends, Star Trek, Fired Up
1998 – Beyond Belief
2000 – The X-Files
2001 – Boston Public, The Huntress, Six Feet Under
2002 – Providence, Boomtown
2005 to present – American Dad!
2013, 2017, 2018 – Family Guy

Wendy Schaal’s Net Worth

Schaal’s net worth is $6 million as of 2023. Wendy earned her wealth through her successful career as an actress and has appeared in more than 65 film and TV titles.