Mary Wilson (I) (1944–2021)


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Mary Wilson, co-founder of The Supremes, helped garner an unequaled record of Number One Hits by a Female Group. Recording for Motown, Mary guided The Supremes into rock 'n roll history, turning her group into one of the three icons of the 1960's, alongside Elvis Presley and The Beatles. Mary has never stopped developing new projects and touring ... See full bio »

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Known For

Golden Shoes Mrs. Donna King
(2015)
Jackie's Back! Vesta Crotchley (Jackie's Third Grade Teacher)
(1999)
Tarzan Sister Martha
(1968)

Filmography

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 2016/II Speak (Short)
CJ
 2015 Golden Shoes
Mrs. Donna King
 2014 The Knockout Game (Short)
Cissy
 1999 Jackie's Back! (TV Movie)
Vesta Crotchley (Jackie's Third Grade Teacher)
 1987 227 (TV Series)
Mary Wilson
- See You in Court (1987) ... Mary Wilson
 1983 Tiger Town (TV Movie)
National Anthem Singer
 1968 Tarzan (TV Series)
Sister Martha
- The Convert (1968) ... Sister Martha
 1965 Beach Ball
The Supremes (uncredited)
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Show Show Soundtrack (6 credits)
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Show Show Self (145 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Featured in all the recordings ever released by The Supremes.. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 4 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Die Supreams | Diana Ross and the Supremes | The Supremes | the Supremes | The Temptions & The Supremes

Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)

Spouse:

Pedro Antonio Ferrer  (divorced)  (3 children)

Children:

Turkessa Ferrer | See more »

Parents:

Johnnie Mae Wilson | Sam Wilson
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

What's Going On changed everything. At Motown, the artists relied on the writers and producers to provide their material. Then a couple of artists proved they were more than just singers and performers, they were creators of music too. There was Stevie Wonder and there was Marvin Gaye. See more »

Trivia:

Graduated from New York University at age 57. She promised her mother, who did not live to see Mary graduate, that she would finish college. See more »

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