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Mary Wells (I) (1943–1992)

Detroit-born (in 1943) Mary Wells was one of the first stars of the soon-to-be-legendary Motown Records, and while she became one of the label's superstars, she had very, very difficult early years that many other people would not have been able to overcome. As a child she contracted spinal meningitis, resulting in temporary paralysis, hearing ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Commitments Soundtrack
(1991)
Glory Road Soundtrack
(2006)
Catalina Caper Soundtrack
(1967)
Dead Presidents Soundtrack
(1995)

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 2012 For a Good Time, Call... (performer: "Operator")
 2011 Magic Trip: Ken Kesey's Search for a Kool Place (Documentary) (performer: "Bye Bye Baby") / (writer: "Bye Bye Baby")
 2010 Worried About the Boy (TV Movie) (performer: "My Guy")
 2007 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Round 9 (2007) ... (performer: "My Guy")
 2006 Glory Road (performer: "My Guy")
 2003 The Wire (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Stray Rounds (2003) ... (performer: "You Beat Me To The Punch")
 1995 Dead Presidents (performer: "Once Upon A Time")
 1995 Friends (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The One with Mrs. Bing (1995) ... (performer: "My Guy" - uncredited)
 1992 Jennifer 8 (performer: "Two Lovers")
 1991 The Commitments (writer: "Bye Bye Baby")
 1988 Growing Pains (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Dance Fever: Part 2 (1988) ... (performer: "My Guy" - uncredited)
 1985 Hand in Hand (performer: "My Guy")
 1983 Girl Groups: The Story of a Sound (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "My Guy")
 1979 More American Graffiti (performer: "My Guy")
 1979 Boulevard Nights (performer: "You Beat Me to the Punch")
 1975 Cooley High (performer: "You Beat Me to the Punch" - uncredited)
 1967 Catalina Caper (performer: "Never Steal Anything Wet")
 1964-1965 Shindig! (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #2.4 (1965) ... (performer: "Me Without You", "My Guy")
- Episode #1.17 (1964) ... (performer: "My Guy", "Use Your Head")
 1965 Hollywood a Go Go (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.39 (1965) ... (performer: "Never, Never Leave Me", "Me Without You")
 1965 It's What's Happening, Baby! (TV Special) (performer: "My Guy")
 1964 Nothing But a Man (performer: "You Beat Me To The Punch", "Bye Bye Baby") / (writer: "Bye Bye Baby")
 1950 Rabbit's Moon (Short) (performer: "Bye Bye Baby" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bye Bye Baby" - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "I'm a Lady: The Old, New and Best of Mary Wells" (Allegiance Records). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | See more »

Official Sites:

CMG Worldwide
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Trivia:

Issued an album in 1983 for Allegiance Records called "I'm a Lady: The Old, New & Best of Mary Wells" which had her recording many of her previous Motown hits, plus new 80s wave music. The album flopped. It was recently issued on CD as "Dance With Me". See more »

Nickname:

The Queen of Motown

Star Sign:

Taurus

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