Marilla Wex’s resume for tv and film covers nearly thirty years of work in the UK and Canada.

Although originally a classically-trained theatre actress, Marilla’s comedic chops helped her get cast in many films, tv shows and commercials. 

She has been lucky enough to be a regular in two Canadian tv shows and has enjoyed cameos in many popular programs.

Below are three showreels spanning nearly thirty years of her on-screen work. Please click on the expand buttons to enjoy them full screen. And keep scrolling for links to individual projects and the stories behind them!

2020 Showreel

Extracts from Bajillionaires, 5 Films About Technology, No Sleep ‘Til Christmas, Workin’ Moms, The Beaverton and How to Buy a Baby.

Coming soon: Marilla’s guest star appearance in Private Eyes alongside Jason Priestley and Cindy Sampson!

2014 Showreel

Extracts from the Drake General Store commercial, Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures, The Good Times are Killing Me, the Kraft Mac and Cheese commercial, McDonalds Originals, Reign and Murdoch Mysteries.

2008 Showreel

Extracts from The Sex Detective, Soldier Soldier, Star and Badly Packed Kebab.

Below are some highlights from Marilla Wex’s resume. Please click on the links in the table for more information on individual gigs including videos, behind-the-scenes stories and more!


No Sleep 'Til ChristmasPrincipal/FilmFreeform/Phil Traill
GreenfieldsGuest Star/TVUniversal Kids
The Beaverton 2Series Regular/TVComedy/Shelagh O'Brien
Workin' MomsGuest Star/TVCBC/Paul Fox/Catherine Reitman
BajillionairesGuest Star/PilotFamily Channel
How to Buy a BabyGuest Star/WebCBC/Molly McGlynn
Man Seeking WomanGuest Star/TVFXX/Andrew DeYoung
The BeavertonSeries Regular/TVComedy/Henry Sarwer-Foner/Shelagh O'Brien
ReignGuest Star/TVCW/Norma Bailey
McDonalds OriginalsGuest Star/WebFresh Baked Entertainment/McDonalds
Drake General StoreTV CommercialUntitled Films/Drake General Store
Kraft Homestyle Mac and CheeseTV CommercialSoft Citizen/Kraft
Hebrew National HotdogsTV CommercialSoft Citizen/Hebrew National
Bloodletting and Miraculous CuresSeries Regular/TVTMN/Kari Skogland
The Good Times Are Killing MeCo-Star/MOWGlobal/John L’Ecuyer
Murdoch MysteriesGuest Star/TVChum/Granada/Farhad Mann
QuiznosTV/Radio CommercialsOgilvy/Quiznos
Soldier, SoldierGuest Star/TVITV/Doug McKinnon
Badly Packed Kebab 2Series Regular/TVBBC/Simon G M Li
Badly Packed KebabSeries Regular/TVBBC/Simon G M Li
The Sex DetectiveSeries Regular/TVPilot/Richard Vobes
Pint of PeachSeries Regular/TVPilot/Liam O’Connor
Fryton on SeaSeries Regular/TVPilot/Alan Colegrave
Master of NoneLead/FilmIndependent/Hilton Earl
StarLead/FilmIndependent/Andy Garrett