Drea de Matteo as Wendy Case | Sons of Anarchy on FX

Drea De Matteo

Wendy Case

Drea de Matteo stars as "Wendy Case," Jax's ex-wife and mother of his first-born child, Abel. Wendy is an ex-junkie, who cleaned up her act and became a drug counselor only to fall off the wagon when a failed attempt to help Tara escape Charming with her kids resulted in a disastrous run-in with Jax. After the murder of Tara, Wendy's primary goal remains the welfare of her boys.

Career Highlights

Drea de Matteo is best known for her role as “Adriana,” Christopher’s loyal and loving fiancée on HBO’s critically- acclaimed show, The Sopranos. She won an Emmy® and received a SAG and Golden Globe® nomination for her portrayal of Adriana. After her famed death on The Sopranos, Drea went on to star as Matt Le Blanc’s hilarious sister “Gina” on NBC’s Joey. She was also a desperate housewife (“Angie”) for a year on Desperate Housewives.

Big screen credits include Walker Payne with Sam Shepard and Jason Patric; Zoe Cassavetes’ Broken English with Parker Posey; New York, I Love You with Bradley Cooper directed by Allen Hughes; Assault on Precinct 13 with Ethan Hawke and Lawrence Fishburne; Abel Ferarra’s ’R Xmas with Ice T; Lake City with Sissy Spacek; and Free Ride with Anna Paquin.

Aside from being a full time mom, Drea always goes back to HB Studios where her mother has taught playwriting for 40 years. She and her mother, Donna de Matteo, are always developing and looking out for new writers and projects as well as working on their own material for the stage. For cable TV they are currently developing a family drama set in 1950’s Harlem based on their family called 119 Pleasant Avenue. A story that must be told. Drea has a BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts in film production.

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