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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 16 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The 5th Wave (post-production)
Sergeant Reznik
 2016 Late Bloomer (post-production)
Brenda Newmans
 2015 The Confirmation (completed)
  Trial (TV Movie) (pre-production)
Julie McBride
 2015/I Bravetown
 2015 Demonic
Dr. Elizabeth Klein
 2015 McFarland, USA
Cheryl White
 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
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Vivian Arliss
- Rescue (2010) ... Vivian Arliss
- Trophy (2010) ... Vivian Arliss
 2010 The Company Men
 2009 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
Suky Sarkissian
 2005 The Dark
 2004 Silver City
Nora Allardyce
 2004 Nobody's Perfect (Short)
 2002 100 Mile Rule
 2001 Born in Brooklyn (TV Movie)
 2001 China: The Panda Adventure
Ruth Harkness
 2001 Sam the Man
Anastasia Powell
 2000 Coyote Ugly
 1999/I Payback
 1998 Permanent Midnight
 1996 Due South (TV Series)
Mackenzie King
- One Good Man (1996) ... Mackenzie King
 1995 The Commish (TV Series)
- 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)
 1992 Maintenance
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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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I think I take a film because I'm in the process of discovering something about myself. See more »


Was a bridesmaid at Andrea Bendewald's wedding, the same one in which Jennifer Aniston was the matron of honor. See more »

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