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Rita Wilson was born on October 26, 1956 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Margarita Ibrahimoff. She is an actress and producer, known for Sleepless in Seattle (1993), Jingle All the Way (1996) and Runaway Bride (1999). She has been married to Tom Hanks since April 30, 1988. They have two children. See full bio »

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 2015 Full Circle (TV Series)
Shelly Rezko
- Bud & Jimmy (2015) ... Shelly Rezko
- Vera & Bud (2015) ... Shelly Rezko
- Ken & Vera (2015) ... Shelly Rezko
- Shelly & Katie (2015) ... Shelly Rezko
- Richie & Shelly (2015) ... Shelly Rezko
 2013-2015 Girls (TV Series)
Evie Michaels
- Iowa (2015) ... Evie Michaels
 2014/III Dawn Patrol
 2013 The Tutor (Short)
 2012 Jewtopia
Arlene Lipschitz
 2012 Body of Proof (TV Series)
Ruth Stone
- Sympathy for the Devil (2012) ... Ruth Stone
 2011 The Carrier (Short)
 2011 Larry Crowne
Wilma Q. Gammelgaard
 2011 The Art of Getting By
Vivian Sargent
 2009 It's Complicated
 2009/I Old Dogs
 2009 My Life in Ruins
 2006 Beautiful Ohio
Mrs. Messerman
 2005 Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon 3D (Documentary short)
Beta Station Commander (voice)
 2004 Raise Your Voice
Francis Fletcher
 2003 The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series)
- Look Who's Squawking (2003) ... Kua (voice)
 2003 My Big Fat Greek Life (TV Series)
- Ariana (2003) ... Ariana
 2001 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Anne Michaelson
- The Doll (2001) ... Anne Michaelson
 2001 The Glass House
Grace Avery-Baker (uncredited)
 2001 Perfume
 1999 Invisible Child (TV Movie)
Annie Beeman
 1998 Psycho
 1998 Mad About You (TV Series)
Lindsay Krbusk
- Separate Planes (1998) ... Lindsay Krbusk
 1996 No Dogs Allowed (Short)
 1996 If These Walls Could Talk (TV Movie)
Leslie (segment "1996")
 1995 Now and Then
 1994 Mixed Nuts
 1993 Barbarians at the Gate (TV Movie)
Carolyne Roehm-Kravis
 1992 Civil Wars (TV Series)
Margot Wilkenson
- Tape Fear (1992) ... Margot Wilkenson
 1991 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Jess Gilchrist
- Mournin' Mess (1991) ... Jess Gilchrist
 1990 The Bonfire of the Vanities
P.R. Woman
 1990 WIOU (TV Series)
Ellen Zaret
- One Point, No Light (1990) ... Ellen Zaret
 1990 Sisters (TV Movie)
Kate Morrison
 1989-1990 Midnight Caller (TV Series)
Connie Zymak
- The Reverend Soundbite (1990) ... Connie Zymak
- Based on a True Story (1990) ... Connie Zymak
- Mercy Me (1989) ... Connie Zymak
 1990 Sinners
 1989 Teen Witch
 1989 Moonlighting (TV Series)
Carla McCabe
- Those Lips, Those Lies (1989) ... Carla McCabe
 1988 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
- In Re: The Marriage of Weston (1988) ... Adrienne
 1988 Sonny Spoon (TV Series)
- Blind Justice (1988) ... Jolene
 1988 CBS Summer Playhouse (TV Series)
China Seasons
- Silent Whisper (1988) ... China Seasons
 1986 227 (TV Series)
Dr. Peterson
- Mary Nightingale (1986) ... Dr. Peterson
 1986 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
- Losers and Other Strangers (1986) ... Shirley
 1984 Legmen (TV Series)
- A Woman's Work (1984) ... Cathy
 1983 Three's Company (TV Series)
Agnes Platt
- Alias Jack Tripper (1983) ... Agnes Platt
 1982-1983 Happy Days (TV Series)
Barbara McManus / Roxanne
- Where the Guys Are (1983) ... Barbara McManus
- A Woman Not Under the Influence (1982) ... Roxanne
 1982 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Nurse Lacey
 1982 Mr. Merlin (TV Series)
- Everything's Coming Up Daisies (1982) ... Beverly
 1981 Bosom Buddies (TV Series)
- All You Need Is Love (1981) ... Cindy
 1980 B.J. and the Bear (TV Series)
 1979 A Man Called Sloane (TV Series)
 1979 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Mary Ellen Klane
- The Skyline Killer (1979) ... Mary Ellen Klane
 1978 Flying High (TV Series)
- Flying High (1978) ... Debbie
 1977 The Day It Came to Earth
 1977 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Christine Farrell
- Cophouse (1977) ... Christine Farrell (uncredited)
 1974 Movin' On (TV Series)
- The Cowhands (1974) ... Penny (uncredited)
 1972 The Brady Bunch (TV Series)
Pat Conway
- Greg's Triangle (1972) ... Pat Conway
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I've never wanted to be a big star. I just want to keep on working.


She is widely credited with landing Nia Vardalos a movie deal for My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) (now the top money making independent film of all time, surpassing the $200 million mark), after seeing Vardalos perform her autobiographical one-woman show. She got her husband (Tom Hanks) to set up the film at his company, Playtone, which shopped it around to financiers and distributors on the ... See more »

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