Starred in a sitcom pilot, "The Marie Wilson Show".
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Irma had to be a virgin for the network. I guess if I noted any changes in television today it's the fact that a girl can work as a secretary in a series and not be cast as a virgin. That's progress. MW - referring to her famous "My Friend Irma" character
Her first husband, actor Allan Nixon, was a bit part actor for the most part. Marie, the breadwinner, continued to try and find him work throughout their turbulent marriage. They worked together in her film _Linda Be Good (1947), in which he had a small role, and in the stage plays "The School for Scandal" and "Three Out of Four". In between Nixon was arrested numerous times for drunk and ...