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Marie Wilson (I) (1916–1972)

Lovely, innocent-looking, well-endowed comedienne Marie Wilson was a featherbrained delight instantly reminiscent of the zany Gracie Allen. Unlike Allen, however, Marie was a knockout--with high cheekbones, a wide slash of a mouth and a figure that wouldn't quit. She was born Katherine Elizabeth Wilson on August 19, 1916, in Anaheim, California. ... See full bio »

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Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation
My Friend Irma Goes West
My Friend Irma Goes West Irma Peterson
A Girl in Every Port
Satan Met a Lady
Satan Met a Lady Miss Murgatroyd


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 1962 Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation
Emily Turner
 1953 Marry Me Again
 1953 Never Wave at a WAC
Clara Schneiderman / Danger O'Dowd
 1952 A Girl in Every Port
Jane Sweet
 1947 Linda, Be Good
Margie LaVitte
 1947 The Fabulous Joe
Gorgeous Gilmore
 1947 The Hal Roach Comedy Carnival
Gorgeous' Gilmore, in 'Fabulous Joe
 1946 No Leave, No Love
 1946 Young Widow
'Mac' McCallister
 1944 Music for Millions
 1944 Shine on Harvest Moon
 1944 You Can't Ration Love
Bubbles Keenan
 1942 She's in the Army
Susan Slatterty
 1942 Broadway
 1941 Harvard, Here I Come!
Zella Phipps
 1941 Flying Blind
Veronica Gimble
 1941 Rookies on Parade
Kitty Mulloy
 1941 Virginia
Connie Potter
 1939 The Cowboy Quarterback
Maizie Williams
 1939 Should Husbands Work?
 1939 Waterfront
Ruby Waters
 1939 Sweepstakes Winner
Jennie Jones
 1938 Broadway Musketeers
Miss Connie Todd
 1938 Boy Meets Girl
 1938 Fools for Scandal
 1938 The Invisible Menace
 1937 The Great Garrick
 1937 Over the Goal
Co-ed (uncredited)
 1937 Public Wedding
Tessie Schultz
 1937 Melody for Two
Camille Casey
 1936 King of Hockey
 1936 China Clipper
Sunny Avery
 1936/I The Big Noise
 1936 Colleen
 1935 Broadway Hostess
 1935 Miss Pacific Fleet
Virginia 'Vergie' Matthews
 1935 Stars Over Broadway
 1935 The Girl Friend
Chorus Girl in Play (uncredited)
 1935 Ladies Crave Excitement
Girl (uncredited)
 1934 Down to Their Last Yacht
Ship Passenger (uncredited)
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Unsold pilot: Starred in a sitcom pilot, "The Marie Wilson Show". See more »

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Show business has been very good to me and I'm not complaining, but some day I just wish someone would offer me a different kind of role. My closest friends admit that whenever they tell someone they know me they have to convince them that I'm really not dumb. To tell you the truth I think people are disappointed that I'm not. See more »


Interred at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills -- Columbarium of Remembrance, Vault 61274. See more »

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