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Maria Bello


Maria Bello was born on 18 April, 1967 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, to Kathy, a nurse and teacher, and Joe Bello, a contractor. She is of Italian and Polish descent. Maria went to Villanova University, majoring in political science. She had every intention of becoming a lawyer, but she took an acting class during her senior year, just for fun. She... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 18 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

A History of Violence
(2005)
Coyote Ugly
(2000)
The Cooler
The Cooler Natalie Belisario
(2003)
Lights Out
Lights Out Sophie
(2016)

Filmography

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 2018 Every Day (completed)
Lindsey
 2018 Monumental (post-production)
Agent McFadden
 2017 NCIS (TV Series)
Jack Sloane
- Double Down (2017) ... Jack Sloane
- Ready or Not (2017) ... Jack Sloane
- Voices (2017) ... Jack Sloane
- Burden of Proof (2017) ... Jack Sloane
- Trapped (2017) ... Jack Sloane
 2017 In Search of Fellini
Claire
 2016 Goliath (TV Series)
Michelle McBride
- Citizens United (2016) ... Michelle McBride
- Beauty and the Beast (2016) ... Michelle McBride
- Line of Fire (2016) ... Michelle McBride
- Cover Your Ass (2016) ... Michelle McBride
- It's Donald (2016) ... Michelle McBride
 2016 Max Steel
Molly McGrath
 2016 The Late Bloomer
Brenda Newmans
 2016 Wait Till Helen Comes
Jean
 2016/II Lights Out
Sophie
 2016 The Confirmation
Bonnie
 2016 The 5th Wave
Sergeant Reznik
 2015/I Bravetown
Martha
 2015 Demonic
Dr. Elizabeth Klein
 2015 McFarland, USA
Cheryl White
 2014 Big Driver (TV Movie)
Tess Thorne
 2013 Third Person
Theresa
 2013 Prisoners
Grace Dover
 2013 Grown Ups 2
Sally Lamonsoff
 2012-2013 Touch (TV Series)
Lucy Robbins
- Reunions (2013) ... Lucy Robbins
- Ghosts (2013) ... Lucy Robbins
- Broken (2013) ... Lucy Robbins
- Eye to Eye (2013) ... Lucy Robbins
- Perfect Storm (2013) ... Lucy Robbins
 2011-2012 Prime Suspect (TV Series)
Detective Jane Timoney
- Stuck in the Middle with You (2012) ... Detective Jane Timoney
- Ain't No Sunshine (2012) ... Detective Jane Timoney
- The Great Wall of Silence (2011) ... Detective Jane Timoney
- A Gorgeous Mosaic (2011) ... Detective Jane Timoney
- Gone to Pieces (2011) ... Detective Jane Timoney
 2011 Carjacked
Lorraine Burton
 2011/I Abduction
Mara
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Vivian Arliss
- Rescue (2010) ... Vivian Arliss
- Trophy (2010) ... Vivian Arliss
 2010 Beautiful Boy
Kate
 2010/I Grown Ups
Sally Lamonsoff
 2010 The Company Men
Sally
 2009 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
Suky Sarkissian
 2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor
Evelyn O'Connell
 2008 Downloading Nancy
Nancy Stockwell
 2007 The Jane Austen Book Club
Jocelyn
 2007 Towelhead
Gail Monahan
 2007 Shattered
Abby Randall
 2006 Flicka
Nell McLaughlin
 2006 World Trade Center
Donna McLoughlin
 2005 Thank You for Smoking
Polly Bailey
 2005 A History of Violence
Edie Stall
 2005 The Dark
Adèlle
 2005 The Sisters
Marcia Prior Glass
 2005 Assault on Precinct 13
Dr. Alex Sabian
 2004 Silver City
Nora Allardyce
 2004 Secret Window
Amy Rainey
 2004 Nobody's Perfect (Short)
 2003 The Cooler
Natalie Belisario
 2002 100 Mile Rule
Monica
 2002 Auto Focus
Patricia Olson / Patrica Crane / Sigrid Valdis
 2001 Born in Brooklyn (TV Movie)
 2001 China: The Panda Adventure
Ruth Harkness
 2001 Sam the Man
Anastasia Powell
 2000 Duets
Suzi Loomis
 2000 Coyote Ugly
Lil
 1999/I Payback
Rosie
 1998 Permanent Midnight
Kitty
 1997-1998 ER (TV Series)
Anna Del Amico
- A Hole in the Heart (1998) ... Anna Del Amico
- Suffer the Little Children (1998) ... Anna Del Amico
- Of Past Regret and Future Fear (1998) ... Anna Del Amico
- Shades of Gray (1998) ... Anna Del Amico
- Gut Reaction (1998) ... Anna Del Amico
 1996-1997 Mr. & Mrs. Smith (TV Series)
Mrs. Smith
- The Sins of the Father Episode (1997) ... Mrs. Smith
- The Impossible Mission Episode (1996) ... Mrs. Smith
- The Bob Episode (1996) ... Mrs. Smith
- The Big Easy Episode (1996) ... Mrs. Smith
- The Space Flight Episode (1996) ... Mrs. Smith
 1996 Due South (TV Series)
Mackenzie King
- One Good Man (1996) ... Mackenzie King
 1995 The Commish (TV Series)
Betsy
- In the Shadows of the Gallows (1995) ... Betsy
 1995 Nowhere Man (TV Series)
Emily Noonan
- The Enemy Within (1995) ... Emily Noonan
 1995 Misery Loves Company (TV Series)
Joe's Former Film Student
- That Book by Nabokov (1995) ... Joe's Former Film Student
 1995 77 Sunset Strip (TV Movie)
Spencer Bailey
 1994 Morphosis (Short)
Boss
 1992 Maintenance
Eddie
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Article: "Modern Love: Coming Out as a Modern Family" by Maria Bello, The New York Times, December 1, 2013, p. ST6. See more »

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8 Articles | 16 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Mario Bello

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't think you understand what levels or what fears until you have a child of your own. I mean, I've never loved someone so much and I've never been so afraid in my life. And the truth is I would kill someone, whoever tried to hurt him. I would. I have no doubt about it. See more »

Trivia:

Maria and her TV exec boyfriend, Dan McDermott, welcomed their first child, Jackson Blue McDermott. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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