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Wendy Melvoin

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26, 1964
Los Angeles, CA
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26, 1964 (age 55)
Los Angeles, CA


R&B singer and composer who released multiple albums as half of the duo Wendy & Lisa. They composed music for the first season of 'Heroes' and worked on 'Touch,' starring Kiefer Sutherland.

Before Fame

She made her singing debut as a member of The Revolution in 1980.


Her theme to the Showtime series "Nurse Jackie" earned her a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Main Title in 2010.

Family Life

Her father was late jazz pianist and former NARAS president Mike Melvoin. Her brother Jonathan was the touring keyboardist for the Smashing Pumpkins, while her twin sister Susannah was a singer and composer. She entered a relationship with Lisa Cholodenko after a split with longtime partner and collaborator Lisa Coleman.

Associated With

She performed with Prince in The Revolution from 1980 until 1985.