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Mara Wilson is a Actor American born on 24 july 1987 at Los Angeles (USA)

Mara Wilson

Mara Wilson
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Birth name Mara Elizabeth Wilson
Nationality USA
Birth 24 july 1987 at Los Angeles (USA)
Death 30 may 2013 (at 25 years)

Mara Elizabeth Wilson (born July 24, 1987) is an American actress, voice actress, stage actress, writer, and playwright. She is best known for her roles as Natalie Hillard in Mrs. Doubtfire and Matilda Wormwood in Matilda. Mara made her acting debut in a Lunchables commercial. Mara's parents refused to let her go into acting, but eventually they reluctantly agreed.


Wilson went to the Idyllwild Arts Academy near Palm Springs, California, and graduated in 2009 from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. While at New York University she appeared in her own one woman show called Weren't You That Girl?

Wilson has struggled with anxiety and depression. In 2015, she teamed up with Project UROK, a nonprofit organization whose mission to aid teens with mental illness. Wilson appeared in a video in which she speaks about her mental illnesses with which she has coped during her life, including anxiety, depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

As of 2013 she lives in New York City, in part, she has explained, because "No one gives a shit about celebrities. Susan Sarandon comes to your deli, Lou Reed's in your kickboxing class, David Mamet flips you off, whatever, most New Yorkers really don't care.

Best films

Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

Usually with

Raja Gosnell
Raja Gosnell
(2 films)
Danny DeVito
Danny DeVito
(1 films)
Chuck Jones
Chuck Jones
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Mara Wilson (8 films)

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Thomas and the Magic Railroad, 1h26
Directed by Britt Allcroft
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Animation
Themes Transport films, Rail transport films, Children's films
Actors Alec Baldwin, Peter Fonda, Mara Wilson, Cody McMains, Michael E. Rodgers, Edward Glen
Roles Lily Stone
Rating41% 2.0619552.0619552.0619552.0619552.061955
Sir Topham Hatt, the director of the Island of Sodor Railway, is on holiday leaving Mr. Conductor (Alec Baldwin) in charge. Meanwhile, while talking at Killaban station, Thomas (originally going to be voiced by John Bellis/voiced by Edward Glen) and Gordon (voiced by Neil Crone) encounter an evil and cross diesel locomotive named Diesel 10 (originally going to be voiced by Keith Scott/voiced by Neil Crone), who has a claw on top of him who he names "Pinchy" He states that he has incomplete work on Sodor. Meanwhile, in Shining Time, Mr. Conductor has his own problems as his supply of gold dust, which allows him to magically teleport from place to place, is running low and isn't enough to allow him to travel back from Sodor.
Balloon Farm, 1h32
Directed by William Dear
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Children's films
Actors Rip Torn, Mara Wilson, Roberts Blossom, Laurie Metcalf, Fredric Lehne, Adam Wylie
Roles Willow Johnson
Rating53% 2.672932.672932.672932.672932.67293
The farming community of Watertown is struggling to survive a severe drought. Harvey Potter (Rip Torn) arrives in the community by renting a farm, which neighbors think is foolish. However, one day young Willow (Mara Wilson) passes by Potter's field to find his crop is full of magical, colorful balloons. Townspeople, with the exception of Weasel Mayfield (Roberts Blossom), believe that this a good sign that the drought may end soon. When the rough times continue to plague the community, the community turns against Harvey until Willow reminds everyone about the power of faith and the magic that Harvey has brought through the balloons.
A Simple Wish, 1h25
Directed by Michael Ritchie
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Les fées, Witches in film, Children's films
Actors Martin Short, Mara Wilson, Robert Pastorelli, Deborah Odell, Amanda Plummer, Francis Capra
Roles Anabel Greening
Rating53% 2.6534552.6534552.6534552.6534552.653455
Oliver Greening is rejected from a coveted performance in a musical version of A Tale of Two Cities for simply not being a bankable performer. After Oliver's daughter Annabel attempts to get her brother Charlie to believe that the tooth fairy exists, Murray, a clumsy fairy godmother, appears after Charlie has gone to sleep. Annabel wants to wish for her father to get the role, but Murray suddenly remembers he is late for an important engagement and promises to return to grant her wish later.
Matilda (1996)
, 1h38
Directed by Danny DeVito
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
Themes Films about education, Films about children, Films about families, Children's films
Actors Rhea Perlman, Embeth Davidtz, Amanda and Caitlin Fein, Pam Ferris, Aileen Quinn, Mara Wilson
Roles Matilda Wormwood
Rating69% 3.452713.452713.452713.452713.45271
Matilda Wormwood is a child prodigy with a bright personality, but her parents, Harry and Zinnia (Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman), neglect and mistreat her. At age four, she discovers the local library and walks there every day to read while her father is at work, her mother playing bingo and her older brother, Michael (Brian Levinson), is at school.
Miracle on 34th Street, 1h54
Directed by Les Mayfield
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy-drama, Fantasy
Themes Medical-themed films, Christmas films, Films about disabilities, Children's films, Santa Claus in film, Sign-language films, American Sign Language films, Films about language and translation
Actors Richard Attenborough, Mara Wilson, Elizabeth Perkins, Dylan McDermott, J. T. Walsh, Kathy Bates
Roles Susan Walker
Rating65% 3.251923.251923.251923.251923.25192
When Cole's Department Store's Santa Claus gets drunk before taking part in the Thanksgiving parade, Dorey Walker (Elizabeth Perkins), Cole's director of special events, fires him and must find a replacement immediately. She spots an old man (Richard Attenborough) berating the inebriated Santa, and begs him to take over. He introduces himself as Kris Kringle. Kris does so well during the parade that he is immediately hired to be Cole's main Santa for the holiday period. All the children in New York begin to believe that he is the real Santa, with the exception of Dorey's six-year-old daughter Susan (Mara Wilson). Dorey's boyfriend, Bryan Bedford (Dylan McDermott), does his best to convince Susan to believe. While being babysat one night by Kris, Susan shares with him her Christmas wish, she would like a dad, a house (used every year for the Cole's catalogue photoshoot) and a baby brother. Kris asks if she would begin to believe in Santa if she got all those things. Susan agrees that she would.
A Time to Heal, 1h30
Directed by Michael Toshiyuki Uno
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Nicollette Sheridan, Gary Cole, Mara Wilson, Ken Jenkins, Ben Masters, Lorraine Toussaint
Roles Barbara Barton
Rating72% 3.642153.642153.642153.642153.64215
Jenny et Jay Barton forment un couple des plus heureux. Parents d'une fillette de six ans, ils ont réussi professionnellement et Jenny attend un deuxième enfant? Mais lors de l'accouchement, la jeune femme est victime d'une attaque cérébrale. Si le nouveau-né est indemne, Jenny se retrouve paralysée, immobilisée dans un fauteuil roulant ; ses facultés mentales sont gravement diminuées. L'incapacité de sa femme contraint Jay à se consacrer désormais exclusivement à sa famille
Mrs. Doubtfire, 2h5
Directed by Chris Columbus, Chuck Jones
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about sexuality, L'usurpation d'identité, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Musical films, Children's films, Escroquerie, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film, Cross-dressing in film
Actors Robin Williams, Sally Field, Lisa Jakub, Matthew Lawrence, Mara Wilson, Pierce Brosnan
Roles Natalie Hillard
Rating71% 3.5507353.5507353.5507353.5507353.550735
Daniel Hillard is a voice actor living in San Francisco, California. Daniel is doing voices for a cat and bird cartoon, and has objections to the bird smoking a cigarette. He says it teaches kids that it's cool to smoke and he will not do it. The producers tell him to either follow the script or lose his job. Daniel chooses to quit, and walks out.
Miracle on 34th Street, 1h40
Directed by Fielder Cook
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy
Themes Medical-themed films, Christmas films, Films about disabilities, Children's films, Santa Claus in film, Sign-language films, American Sign Language films, Films about language and translation
Actors Sebastian Cabot, Jane Alexander, David Hartman, Roddy McDowall, Mara Wilson, Jim Backus
Roles Susan Walker
Rating58% 2.9092552.9092552.9092552.9092552.909255
When an old man (Sebastian Cabot) spies the department store Santa Claus get drunk before taking part in the Macy's Thanksgiving parade, he immediately locates and complains to Karen Walker (Jane Alexander), the parade director. She promptly fires her Santa Claus and the old man, who turns out to be named Kris Kringle, volunteers to take his place for the sake of the children. Kris does so well during the parade that he is immediately hired to be the store's main Santa for the holiday period. At the same time, Karen's daughter, Susan (Suzanne Davidson), an intelligent but cynical six-year-old, meets her new neighbor, Bill Schafner (David Hartman), a lawyer, and decides to try and hook him up with her mother.