Rita Wilson (born Margarita Ibrahimoff; October 26, 1956) is an American actress. She graduated with the class of 1974 from Hollywood High School in Los Angeles, California. In high school she was a Pom-Pon girl, on the junior class council, and a member of the ski club.
After her first television appearance on The Brady Bunch at the age of 16, Wilson has appeared in popular TV shows like M*A*S*H*, Three’s Company, and Frasier. She has been in several hit movies like Sleepless in Seattle, which she starred in alongside her husband Tom Hanks, Runaway Bride, Now and Then, and The Story of Us. She also produced the successful film, My Big Fat Greek Wedding.
- Producer’s Guild Award Visionary Award for My Big Fat Greek Wedding, 2003
- National Board of Review Award for Best Acting by an Ensemble in It’s Complicated, 2009