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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 & 18 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Prisoners
Prisoners Grace Dover
(2013)
A History of Violence
(2005)
Secret Window
Secret Window Amy Rainey
(2004)
Payback
Payback Rosie
(1999)

Filmography

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 2018 Undying (announced)
 2017 Monumental (post-production)
Agent McFadden
 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 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
Mara
 2010 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Vivian Arliss
- Rescue (2010) ... Vivian Arliss
- Trophy (2010) ... Vivian Arliss
 2010 Beautiful Boy
Kate
 2010 The Company Men
Sally
 2009 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
Suky Sarkissian
 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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Wrote her second column for New York Times, "First Person: Maia Bello - Partnerships. Love And Conversation, To Be Continued--in response to earlier controversial one about her love life. (Page ST 8) 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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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 »

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Lives in Venice, California with her son, Jackson Blue, 5. Jackson's father, Dan McDermott, lives a few blocks away. See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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