Wendie Malick: What’s In My Bag?

Wendie Malick
Malick arrives at the AARP The Magazine's 14th Annual Movies For Grownups Awards Gala in 2015. Valerie Macon/Getty Images

For Wendie Malick, size matters. “I need a purse large enough to carry scripts, a book and a journal,” the Buffalo, New York, native tells Us Weekly of her Save My Bag tote. “I always admire people who have tiny bags.” The star of CBS’s Rush Hour, which airs on Thursdays at 10 p.m., opens up her satchel.

Shady Business

“I always have my fabulous Miu Miu sunglasses, which I got from the set of Just Shoot Me! ages ago. I can’t leave home without them!”

For Better Or Worse

“I have a Universal Life Church credential because I’m now a certified minister and I can perform weddings. You get this really cool card to carry. I only do it for people I know and love.”

Making a Mark

“I use Stila eyeliner. I do a smooth line that goes a little bit out at the end. That’s the Egyptian in me: a teeny bit Cleopatra — not too much, but a subtle touch.”

Give Her Credit

“In my twenties in New York, I was a struggling, starving actress. When I got my first American Express card, I felt like I had arrived.”






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Brain Boost

“I always carry a little baggie of raw almonds. They get me through if I’m having a thinking spell.”

Also in Malick’s bag? An Il Bisonte wallet, a scuba card, Harvey Milk stamps, her SAG card, small photos of young relatives, Sennheiser headphones, a black iPhone 6 Plus, a small blue travel makeup bag, Caudalie bronzer, Sugar lip balm, The Mare by Mary Gaitskill, a Filofax planner, a wooden wide tooth comb, The Leak magazine, Vanity Fair magazine, a Henry Beguelin key ring, The New Yorker magazine, checkbooks and a bottle with filtered water from a well at her home.

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