Publicity Shots, Head Shots, Sister Act, Fun gallery She can now be seen as part of the starring cast in the Sony Pictures film about Mister Rogers, "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood," starring Tom Hanks. In sister act, she appeared as the shy but talented singing nun Sister Mary Robert, a role she reprised in Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit the following year. In 1992, Makkena had a supporting role opposite Whoopi Goldberg in the musical comedy … Wendy Makkena photos. Welcome to the website for Actress, Teacher and Entrepreneur Wendy Makkena. The 1992 movie Sister Act features Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Smith, and Kathy Najimy, among other notable individuals such as Wendy Makkena and Mary Wickes. Wendy Makkena (Wendy Rosenberg Makkena) is an American actress most probably known for her supporting role in the movie Sister Act.