Mary Louise Wilson

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Mary Louise Wilson
Born (1931-11-12) November 12, 1931 (age 90)
OccupationActress, singer
Years active1958–present
Spouse(s)Alfred Cibelli (m. 1965; div. 1968)

Mary Louise Wilson (born November 12, 1931) is an American actress, singer, and comedian.

In a career that has spanned more than 50 years, she has appeared in a number of plays, films and television shows. Wilson's most notable work includes a Tony Award-winning role on Broadway in Grey Gardens.[1] She is also known for her appearances on One Day at a Time.

Early life[edit]

Wilson was born in New Haven, Connecticut, but raised in New Orleans, Louisiana.[2] She married fellow actor Alfred “Chibbie” Cibelli on April 6, 1965 in New Haven. They were married for three years before the union ended in divorce.[3]

Work[edit]

Stage[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result
1996 Obie Award[15] Distinguished Performance by an Actress Full Gallop Won
1998 Tony Award[16] Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical Cabaret Nominated
1999 Drama Desk Award[17] Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Bosoms and Neglect Nominated
2004 Drama Desk Award[18] Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play The Beard of Avon Nominated
2006 Outer Critics Circle Award[19] Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Grey Gardens Nominated
Lucille Lortel Award[20] Outstanding Performance by a Featured Actress Nominated
Drama League Award[21] Distinguished Performance Nominated
2007 Tony Award[22] Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical Won
Richard Seff Award[23] Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Broadway or Off-Broadway Production Won
2012 Obie Award[24] Distinguished Performance by an Actress 4000 Miles Won
Drama League Award[25] Distinguished Performance Nominated
2015 Outer Critics Circle Award[26] Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical On the Twentieth Century Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Haun, Harry (June 18, 2011). "Mary Louise Wilson: Older, Wiser and Loving It, in Off-Broadway's 4000 Miles". Playbill.
  2. ^ Wilson, Mary Louise. My First Hundred Years in Show Business: A Memoir. Abrams Press, 2015. Print.
  3. ^ "Mary L Wilson in the Connecticut, Marriage Index, 1959-2012". Ancestry.com. Retrieved 11 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Mary Louise Wilson – Broadway Cast & Staff". Internet Broadway Database.
  5. ^ "Mary Louise Wilson". Internet Off-Broadway Database.
  6. ^ "Mary Louise Wilson". Actors' Equity Association.
  7. ^ "Gypsy – Broadway Musical – 1974-1974 Tour". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  8. ^ Eckert, Thor, Jr. (1980-09-08). "The Bard and carpentry make a well-rounded company". Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  9. ^ "Social Security – Broadway Play – Tour". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  10. ^ Klein, Alvin (1994-03-13). "THEATER; Untruth And Truth, The Games People Play". The New York Times. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  11. ^ Shewey, Don (1996-07-14). "How to Be a Producer, in One Instant Lesson". The New York Times. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  12. ^ Gallo, Phil (2002-12-12). "Morning's at Seven". Variety. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  13. ^ Rizzo, Frank (2005-01-24). "The Rivals". Variety. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  14. ^ "Mary Louise Wilson cast in Molnar farce". The Berkshire Eagle. New England Newspapers, Inc. 2010-03-10. Retrieved 2021-06-11.
  15. ^ "Winners of the 1996 Obie Awards". Playbill. 1996-05-21. Retrieved 2021-08-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  16. ^ "List of 1998 Tony Award Winners". Playbill. 1998-12-14. Retrieved 2021-08-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  17. ^ Lefkowitz, David (1999-05-09). "List of 1999 Drama Desk Winners". Playbill. Retrieved 2021-08-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  18. ^ Gans, Andrew (2004-04-29). "2003-04 Drama Desk Award Nominations Announced; Wicked Leads Pack with 11 Nominations". Playbill. Retrieved 2021-08-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  19. ^ "Outer Critics Circle 2005-2006 winners announced". New York Theater Guide. 2006-05-14. Retrieved 2021-08-09.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  20. ^ "2006 Nominations and Recipients". w.lortelaward.com. Retrieved 2021-08-09.
  21. ^ "Drama League Announces 2006 Nominees". Broadway.com. 2006-04-19.
  22. ^ Ku, Andrew (11 June 2007). "Just the Facts: List of 2007 Tony Award Winners and Nominees". Playbill.
  23. ^ "Richard Seff Award (NOT PAGE) | actorsequityfdn".
  24. ^ "The 2012 Obie Award Winners". The Village Voice. 16 May 2012.
  25. ^ "The 2012 Drama League Award Winners". broadwaymusicalblog.com. 18 May 2012.
  26. ^ Cox, Gordon (11 May 2015). "Outer Critic Circle Awards 2015 (FULL LIST): 'Curious Incident' Wins Big". Variety.

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