Wendy Thomas

Restaurant Owner
Born Sep 14, 1961

Melinda Lou "Wendy" Morse is the daughter and fourth child of American businessman Dave Thomas, the founder of the fast food brand Wendy's. Morse is best known for being the namesake and mascot of the brand.

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1961 Birth Born on September 14, 1961.


1999 37 Years Old She owned several Wendy's restaurants near Dallas, Texas until 1999.


2002 40 Years Old After the death of her father Dave Thomas in 2002, Morse and her siblings bought restaurants in the Columbus, Ohio area., Morse herself owned or co-owned more than 30 Wendy's stores.
2010 48 Years Old In November 2010, she began appearing in Wendy's ads on camera for the first time. (Her voice was featured in a 1989 ad giving her father advice from off-camera.) The 2010 ads aired first in Las Vegas, Nevada, Mobile, Alabama, and Virginia Beach, Virginia, test markets before being rolled out nationally. … Read More
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