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Mary Wells (I) (1943–1992)

Soundtrack | Actress
KNOWN FOR 
The Commitments (1991) | Glory Road (2006) | Nothing But a Man (1964)
NICKNAME  
The Queen of Motown
BORN 
May 13, 1943 (died Jul 26, 1992)

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Past Film & Video (11 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for For a Good Time, Call...For a Good Time, Call... Performer ("Operator")  Less 2012 $850K $1.2MM
  • Primary photo for Don't Forget the MotorcityDon't Forget the Motorcity (Video) Actress  Less 2008 $25K
  • Primary photo for Glory RoadGlory Road Performer ("My Guy")  Less 2006 $43MM
  • Primary photo for Dead PresidentsDead Presidents Performer ("Once Upon A Time")  Less 1995 $10MM $24MM
  • Primary photo for Jennifer 8Jennifer 8 Performer ("Two Lovers")  Less 1992 $20MM $11MM
  • Primary photo for The CommitmentsThe Commitments Writer ("Bye Bye Baby")  Less 1991 $15MM
  • Primary photo for Hand in HandHand in Hand Performer ("My Guy")  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for More American GraffitiMore American Graffiti Performer ("My Guy")  Less 1979 $3MM $8.1MM
  • Primary photo for Catalina CaperCatalina Caper Performer ("Never Steal Anything Wet")  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Nothing But a ManNothing But a Man Performer ("You Beat Me To The Punch", "Bye Bye Baby"), Writer ("Bye Bye Baby")  Less 1964 $160K $12K
  • Primary photo for Rabbit's MoonRabbit's Moon (Short) Performer ("Bye Bye Baby") (uncredited), Writer ("Bye Bye Baby") (uncredited)  Less 1950
Past Television (9 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Worried About the BoyWorried About the Boy (TV Movie) Performer ("My Guy")  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The WireThe Wire (TV Series) Performer ("You Beat Me To The Punch") (1 episode, 2003)  Less 2003 1
    • Stray Rounds (Aug 3, 2003) Performer ("You Beat Me To The Punch")  Less
  • Primary photo for FriendsFriends (TV Series) Performer ("My Guy") (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for My Boyfriend's BackMy Boyfriend's Back (TV Movie) Actress  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for Growing PainsGrowing Pains (TV Series) Performer ("My Guy") (1 episode, 1988)  Less 1988 1
  • Primary photo for Girl Groups: The Story of a SoundGirl Groups: The Story of a Sound (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage), Performer ("My Guy")  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Shindig!Shindig! (TV Series) Herself - Singer (2 episodes, 1964–1965), Performer ("My Guy", "Use Your Head") (1 episode, 1964), Performer ("Me Without You", "My Guy") (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1964–1965 2
    • Episode #2.4 (Sep 25, 1965) Herself - Singer, Performer ("Me Without You", "My Guy")  Less
    • Episode #1.17 (Dec 30, 1964) Herself - Singer, Performer ("My Guy", "Use Your Head")  Less
  • Primary photo for Hollywood a Go GoHollywood a Go Go (TV Series) Performer ("Never, Never Leave Me", "Me Without You") (1 episode, 1965), Herself - Singer (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
    • Episode #1.39 (Sep 11, 1965) Herself - Singer, Performer ("Never, Never Leave Me", "Me Without You")  Less
  • Primary photo for It's What's Happening, Baby!It's What's Happening, Baby! (TV Movie) Herself, Performer ("My Guy")  Less 1965
Self (17 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for The Joan Rivers ShowThe Joan Rivers Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1991)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Golden Age of Rock'n'RollGolden Age of Rock'n'Roll (TV Series) Herself  Less 1991– 
  • Primary photo for Smokey Robinson: The Quiet LegendSmokey Robinson: The Quiet Legend (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Legendary Ladies of Rock & RollLegendary Ladies of Rock & Roll (TV Special) Herself  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Whose Baby?Whose Baby? (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Dancin' in the StreetDancin' in the Street (Video) Herself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Motown Returns to the ApolloMotown Returns to the Apollo (TV Special) Herself  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, ForeverMotown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever (TV Movie) Herself  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Sha Na NaSha Na Na (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for TodayToday (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for Ready, Steady, Go!Ready, Steady, Go! (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1966)  Less 1966
  • Primary photo for Where the Action IsWhere the Action Is (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Shindig!Shindig! (TV Series) Herself - Singer (2 episodes, 1964–1965)  Less 1964–1965
  • Primary photo for Hollywood a Go GoHollywood a Go Go (TV Series) Herself - Singer (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The Eamonn Andrews ShowThe Eamonn Andrews Show (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for Thank Your Lucky StarsThank Your Lucky Stars (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for BandstandBandstand (TV Series) Herself (5 episodes, 1961–1962)  Less 1961–1962
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Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for My Music: '60s Girl GroovesMy Music: '60s Girl Grooves (TV Movie) Herself (archive footage)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for UnsungUnsung (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011
    • Mary Wells (Aug 15, 2011) Herself (archive footage)  Less

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