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
While several sources reveal that she was married to director Nick Grinde
, who was largely responsible for Marie's early film career boost, the couple actually was at one time engaged and even announced a wedding date, but it never took place and they eventually parted, according to a Classic Images magazine article written by Marie's biographer Charles Tranberg.