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Mara Elizabeth Wilson is an American actress and writer.  

She voiced Jill Pill in BoJack Horseman.  

Personal Life[]

Wilson was born in Burbank, California, on July 24, 1987, the oldest daughter of KTLA 5 News broadcast engineer Mike Wilson and homemaker and Burbank PTA school volunteer Suzie Wilson (née Shapiro; 1953–1996). Her mother was Jewish, while her father is half Irish. She was raised Jewish and became an atheist when she was fifteen.

She has three older brothers named Danny, Jon, and Joel, and a younger sister named Anna. Her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer on March 10, 1995, and died on April 26, 1996. The film Matilda was dedicated to her memory.

Wilson later recalled that this affected her passion for acting.

Wilson attended Idyllwild Arts Academy near Palm Springs, California. After graduation in 2005, Wilson relocated to New York City, where she continued her studies at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She graduated in 2009. She appeared in her own one-woman show called Weren't You That Girl? while at university.

BoJack Horseman[]

In 2016, Wilson voiced Jill Pill, a writer/director anthropomorphic spider, in Season 3 of Netflix's BoJack Horseman.

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