From singer, songwriter to actress and comedian, she embodies what it truly means to be an entertainer. Born & raised on the Westside of Chicago, she began performing at 3 years. By age 16 she was performing as a demi-soloist with a professional dance company, “Fred Baker’s West Indian Folk Dance Company”. During that time she performed in more than 50 productions. After performing for more than 4 years with West Indian Folk Dance Company her passion for theater was ignited. Appearing in “The Wiz”, “Passion Play”, “Crossed” & many more. Marilee began performing as a comedian in September of 2010. Featured at “Jokes & Notes” “TBS Just For Laughs” “Dick Gregory & Friends” “Chicago Funny Women's Festival” “Up Comedy Club” “The Second City” Comedy Central's "South Side" Marilee wrote, produced, & starred in her sold out, one woman show, “Marilee Live”. She dazzles audiences with her infectious smile & entertaining persona.