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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 & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 McFarland USA (completed)
Cheryl
 2014 Big Driver (TV Movie)
Tess Thorne
 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
 2011/I Abduction
Mara
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Vivian Arliss
- Rescue (2010) ... Vivian Arliss
- Trophy (2010) ... Vivian Arliss
 2005 The Dark
Adèlle
 2004 Silver City
Nora Allardyce
 2004 Nobody's Perfect (Short)
 2002 100 Mile Rule
Monica
 2001 Born in Brooklyn (TV Movie)
 2001 China: The Panda Adventure
Ruth Harkness
 2001 Sam the Man
Anastasia Powell
 2000 Coyote Ugly
Lil
 1999/I Payback
Rosie
 1998 Permanent Midnight
Kitty
 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)
 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 »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Maybe, in the end, a modern family is just a more honest family. See more »

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Revealed in a self-penned essay in The New York Times that she suffered from a life-threatening illness in the summer of 2012. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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