How Mrs. Doubtfire Changed Mara Wilson’s Life

Mrs. Doubtfire Was Her First Movie Audition

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She told Entertainment Weekly: “I remember it was Valentine’s Day and I came home and my mom was on the phone saying, ‘I’m not sure, I don’t know if that’s a good idea.'”

Wilson’s mother told her that she had been called in to audition for a movie. At five years old, she admits that she didn’t understand the ramifications of going out for a feature film.