Marie Wilson (soap opera actress)

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Marie Wilson (born Marie Flevaras; October 12, 1974[citation needed]) is a Canadian actress, known for her roles on the daytime soap operas Port Charles and As the World Turns. In 2016, she starred on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives in the role of Summer Townsend.

Marie Wilson
Marie Flevaras

(1974-10-12) October 12, 1974 (age 46)
Athens, Greece
Michael Wilson
(m. 1996; div. 2018)

Life and careerEdit

Wilson was born in Athens, Greece, but raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[1] She married Michael Wilson on December 31, 1996 and they have a daughter, Skye Alexandra (born February 12, 2001). She began her career as a model before making her screen debut with the role of Karen Wexler in the ABC daytime soap opera, General Hospital. She appeared on show from 1999 to 2003 and also was regular cast member on Port Charles from 1999 until her character was killed off in 2003.

In 2005, Wilson was cast as Meg Snyder in the CBS soap opera, As the World Turns. She succeeded Jennifer Ashe, who was in the role from 1986–89. In April 2010, following the cancellation of the series, it was announced that Wilson would exit the series prior to its September 2010 finale.[2] In 2012, Wilson guest starred in the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds.[3] In October 2014, she joined the cast of NBC soap opera, Days of Our Lives in the recurring role of Bree Tjaden, which she held until early 2015.[4][5] In October 2015, it was announced she would again appear on Days of Our Lives, this time in a newly created role. Wilson made her first appearance as Summer on February 5, 2016.[6][7] She departed later in the year, but returned briefly in January 2020.

Personal lifeEdit

She was previously married to Michael D. Wilson from 1996 to 2018 and had one daughter, Skye Alexandra (born 2001).


Year Title Role Notes
1999 And the Beat Goes On: The Sonny and Cher Story Mary Bono Television film
1999–2003 Port Charles Karen Wexler Series regular
1999–2003 General Hospital Karen Wexler Recurring role
2004 Guarding Eddy
2005–2010 As the World Turns Meg Snyder Series regular
2012 Awaken Lisa Arai
2012 Criminal Minds Lynne Noble Episode: "Hit"
2014–15 Days of Our Lives Bree Tjaden Recurring role
2016, 2020 Days of Our Lives Summer Townsend Series regular
2017 Say You Will Ruth


  1. ^ "About ATWT: About the Actors - Marie Wilson - As The World Turns @". SoapCentral. Retrieved November 12, 2014.
  2. ^ Knoll, Dan J. (April 28, 2010). "Marie Wilson exits As the World Turns". SoapCentral. Retrieved June 16, 2012.
  3. ^ "Marie Wilson Lands Guest Spot on Criminal Minds". Daytime Confidential. Retrieved November 12, 2014.
  4. ^ "'Port Charles' Alum Marie Wilson Cast on 'Days of Our Lives' - TheWrap". TheWrap. Retrieved November 12, 2014.
  5. ^ "Video: Soap Vet Marie Wilson Joins Days of Our Lives". TV Guide. Retrieved November 12, 2014.
  6. ^ Goldberg, Michael (January 30, 2016). "Marie Wilson returns to "Days" in new role". United States: SheKnows Media. Retrieved January 30, 2016.
  7. ^ Goldberg, Michael (October 15, 2015). "Marie Wilson Returning to Days of our Lives In New Role". Serial Scoop. United States: Blogger (Google). Retrieved October 15, 2015.

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