Marie Wilson (born Marie Flevaras on October 12, 1974) is an American-Canadian actress, known for her roles on the daytime soap operas. As of 2016, she stars on the NBC daytime soap opera Days of Our Lives in the role of Summer Townsend.
Life and career
Wilson was born in Athens, Greece, but raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 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. In 2012, Wilson guest starred in the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds. 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. 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.