Rita Wilson

Rita Wilson

Highest Rated: 93% That Thing You Do! (1996)

Lowest Rated: 0% Dawn Patrol (2014)

Birthday: Oct 26, 1956

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA

Though Rita Wilson began her career as an actress in films like "Volunteers" (1985), "Sleepless in Seattle" (1993) and "Runaway Bride" (1999), she found her greatest success as the producer of two highly successful films, the comedy "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" (2002) and the musical "Mamma Mia!" (2008), which broke box office records around the globe. Though a skilled performer with a talent for light comedy, Wilson never quite found her star vehicle as an actress, but after her marriage to occasional co-star Tom Hanks, she began exploring production properties through his company, Playtone. With two major hits to her credit, Wilson proved herself to be a shrewd predictor of audience tastes, and one of the most accomplished independent producers of the new millennium.

Highest rated movies

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet Boy Genius Mary Locke (Character) - 2019
91% 46% Gloria Bell Vicky (Character) $5.6M 2018
80% 71% A Simple Wedding Maggie Baker (Character),
Executive Producer
$54.4K 2018
79% 65% Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Executive Producer $120.6M 2018
27% 53% My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 Anna (Character),
Producer
$59.6M 2016
57% 29% Brother Nature Cathy Turley (Character) - 2016
0% 11% Dawn Patrol Shelia (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 60% Kiss Me Edith (Character) - 2014
18% 27% Jewtopia Arlene Lipschitz (Character) $45.7K 2012
37% 41% Larry Crowne Wilma Q. Gammelgaard (Character) $35.6M 2011
19% 46% The Art of Getting By Vivian Sargent (Character) $1.4M 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Carrier Helen (Character) - 2011
10% 44% My Life in Ruins Executive Producer $8.7M 2009
58% 60% It's Complicated Trish (Character) $112.7M 2009
5% 44% Old Dogs Jenna (Character) $49.5M 2009
55% 66% Mamma Mia! Executive Producer $143.7M 2008
No Score Yet 28% Beautiful Ohio Judith Messerman (Character) - 2006
37% 75% The Chumscrubber Terri Bratley (Character) $49.5K 2005
44% 70% Connie and Carla Executive Producer $8.1M 2004
15% 71% Raise Your Voice Francis Fletcher (Character) $10.4M 2004
76% 73% My Big Fat Greek Wedding Producer $241.4M 2002
71% 61% Auto Focus Anne Crane (Character) $2.1M 2002
21% 39% The Glass House Grace Baker (Character) $18M 2001
11% 51% Perfume Roberta (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet 30% Invisible Child Annie Beeman (Character) - 1999
46% 53% Runaway Bride Ellie Graham (Character) $152.1M 1999
26% 58% The Story of Us Rachel (Character) $27.1M 1999
39% 28% Psycho Caroline (Character) $21.5M 1998
17% 38% Jingle All the Way Liz Langston (Character) $60.6M 1996
93% 78% That Thing You Do! Marguerite (Character) $25.9M 1996
88% 74% If These Walls Could Talk Leslie (Character) - 1996
32% 82% Now and Then Chrissy (Character) $27.1M 1995
10% 47% Mixed Nuts Catherine (Character) $6.6M 1994
75% 75% Sleepless in Seattle Suzy (Character) $125.6M 1993
16% 26% The Bonfire of the Vanities P.R. Woman (Character) - 1990
58% 33% Volunteers Beth Wexler (Character) $19.4M 1985
No Score Yet No Score Yet Flying High Unknown (Character) - 1978
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Day It Came to Earth Debbie (Character) - 1977

TV

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ellen DeGeneres Show Music Performer,
Guest
2021 2016 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live! Music Performer,
Guest
2020 2018 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today With Hoda & Jenna Guest 2019-2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Talk Guest 2020 2016 2012-2013
No Score Yet 31% The Late Late Show With James Corden Music Performer,
Guest
2019-2020 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The View Guest 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart Guest 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet CBS This Morning Guest 2020 2012
No Score Yet 50% The Kelly Clarkson Show Music Performer 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today Music Performer,
Guest
2018-2019 2014-2016 2012 2008
No Score Yet No Score Yet Access Hollywood Live Guest 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Pickler & Ben Music Performer 2018-2019
No Score Yet 51% Busy Tonight Guest 2019
82% 69% The Gong Show Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen Guest 2017 2012-2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Today With Kathie Lee & Hoda Guest 2017
No Score Yet 75% Girls Evie Michaels (Guest Star) 2013-2017
93% 83% Pitch Unknown (Guest Star) 2016
No Score Yet 56% The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Music Performer 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Kate Music Performer 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Full Circle Unknown (Character) 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Full Circle Unknown (Character) 2015
93% 91% The Good Wife Viola Walsh (Guest Star) 2011-2014
No Score Yet 37% Late Night With Seth Meyers Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hollywood Game Night Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live! With Kelly and Michael Guest 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Conan Guest 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet LIVE with Kelly Music Performer 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet CBS News Sunday Morning Music Performer 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Conversation With Amanda de Cadenet Guest 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Who Do You Think You Are? Unknown (Guest Star) 2012
76% 65% Body of Proof Unknown (Guest Star) 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Joy Behar Show Guest 2011
78% 89% Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Bree Mazelon (Guest Star) 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Oprah Winfrey Show Guest 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rachael Ray Guest 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Kickin' It: With Byron Allen Guest 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainment Studios.com Guest 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Made in Hollywood Guest 2009
0% No Score Yet My Big Fat Greek Life Unknown (Guest Star),
Executive Producer
2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Guest 2002
92% 95% Curb Your Enthusiasm Anne Michaelson (Guest Star) 2001
93% 95% Frasier Mia Preston/Hester Crane (Guest Star) 2001 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet From the Earth to the Moon Susan Borman (Character) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Mad About You Lindsay Krbnsk (Guest Star) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet Civil Wars Margot Wilkenson (Guest Star) 1992
83% No Score Yet thirtysomething Adrienne (Guest Star) 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet 227 Unknown (Guest Star) 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet Who's the Boss? Unknown (Guest Star) 1986
No Score Yet 94% Three's Company Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
No Score Yet No Score Yet Happy Days Barbara McManus (Guest Star) 1982-1983
No Score Yet 93% M*A*S*H Nurse Lacey (Guest Star) 1982
78% No Score Yet Bosom Buddies Unknown (Guest Star) 1981
No Score Yet No Score Yet B.J. and the Bear Unknown (Guest Star) 1980
No Score Yet No Score Yet Joe Forrester Unknown (Guest Star) 1975
78% No Score Yet The Brady Bunch Unknown (Guest Star) 1972

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