American actress Wendy Phillips has appeared in a few feature films of the '70s and '80s, but she primarily works on television. She made her film debut in the TV movies One of Our Own and Death Be Not Proud. From 1976 to 1977, she appeared regularly on the television series Executive Suite where she played the daughter. In 1977, Phillips appeared in her first feature film, Fraternity Row. In film, she earned acclaim for playing the wife of Robert De Niro in Midnight Run (1988) and for playing the wife of notorious gangster Bugsy Siegel in Bugsy (1991). As of 1996, Phillips was co-starring on the television series Promised Land.