Celebrity Names with the Letter M: Part 3by christophershobris | created - 08 Jan 2016 | updated - 08 Jan 2016 | Public
The continuation of my list of celebs who's first name starts with the letter M. Click on a name to learn more about a celebrity. Here they are. Enjoy!
Actress | The Running Man
Maria Conchita Alonso was born Maria Concepcion Alonso Bustillo on June 29, 1957 in Cienfuegos, Cuba, but raised in Caracas, Venezuela. She was crowned Miss Teenager World in 1971 and later as Miss Distrito Federal became the first runner up in the Miss Venezuela 1975 competition placing later that...
Actress | Adventure Time with Finn & Jake
Maria was born in Port Hueneme, California at the Naval Base. Her parents are Joel (dermatologist) and Marilyn (therapist) of Duluth, MN. She attended Chester Park Elementary and Marshall High School in Duluth MN and went on to attend Bates College (Lewiston, ME), University of Edinburgh (Scotland)...
3. Maria Bello
Actress | A History of Violence
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 ...
Maria Shamkalian (maiden name - Breyman) was born in Leningrad, USSR (now St. Petersburg, Russia). She has a dual Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Communication and a Master's Degree in Education. Maria is a SAG-AFTRA actress, writer and producer as well as a Board Member of Pennsylvania Film ...
Actress | Wizards of Waverly Place
Maria Canals-Barrera was born on September 28, 1966 in Miami, Florida, USA as Maria Pilar Canals. She is an actress, known for Wizards of Waverly Place (2007), Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009) and The Master of Disguise (2002). She has been married to David Barrera since January 16, 1999....
Actress | The World Is Not Enough
Maria Grazia Cucinotta (born 27 July 1968) is an Italian actress who has featured in many films and television series since 1990. She has also worked as a producer, screenwriter and model. Cucinotta was born in Messina, Province of Messina, Sicily, Italy. She is well known in Italy as a movie and ...
11. Maria Friedman
Born March 19th, 1960 in Switzerland. The third child (of four) to musical parents, Leonard a violinist and co-founder of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, and Claire, a concert Pianist, and opera coach. All the children played piano as well, but brother Richard is a violinist and conductor of all ...
12. Maria Ford
Actress | Night Hunter
It's not every day a young actor's career does a 360 and ends up standing pretty on her own two feet. Well, Maria Ford is here to prove it can be done! From being Quentin Tarantino's "favorite B actress" to guest-starring on The Drew Carey Show (1995), Maria is moving in a whole new direction. ...
Actress | The Tudors
Maria Doyle Kennedy was born on September 25, 1964 in Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland as Maria Josephine Doyle. She is an actress, known for The Tudors (2007), The Commitments (1991) and Orphan Black (2013). She has been married to Kieran Kennedy since 1988. They have four children.
Actress | Pulp Fiction
Maria de Medeiros is the oldest of three daughters by the pianist, maestro and composer António Vitorino D'Almeida and Maria Armanda Esteves. Her sisters are Inês de Medeiros, stage actress and film and stage director and Ana Medeiros, violinist, composer, and music teacher.
Studied at Lycée ...
17. Maria Menounos
Actress | Fantastic Four
Maria Menounos was born on June 8, 1978 in Medford, Massachusetts, USA as Maria Constaninos Menounos. She is an actress and producer, known for Fantastic Four (2005), Kickin' It Old Skool (2007) and Entourage (2015). She has been married to Keven Undergaro since December 31, 2017.
18. Maria Pitillo
Actress | Godzilla
Maria Pitillo was born in Elmira, NY, and grew up in Mahwah, NJ. She is of Italian and Irish descent.
Known primarily for her role as Audrey Timmonds in the monster flick Godzilla (1998), Maria got into show business after being invited by a girlfriend to audition for a part in a TV commercial. ...
19. Maria Quezada
Actress | Talia in the Kitchen
Maria was born on April 21, 2001 in Bronx, NY, USA. At a young age, she moved from New York to Florida. She has 2 siblings one younger sister and one younger brother.
Maria has been writing short stories and creating characters since the age of 5 and her dream was to become a writer. Her interests ...
20. Maria Schell
Actress | Superman
Maria Schell studied in a religious institution in Colmar (Haut-Rhin, France). She received a dramatic training in Zurich, Switzerland. To pay her studies, she was a secretary there. Besides being a film star; Maria appeared in plays in Zurich, Basel, in Vienna (Josefstad Theater), Berlin, Munich (...
21. Maria Schneider
Actress | Ultimo tango a Parigi
Maria Schneider was a French actress. At age 19 she became famous for Bernardo Bertolucci's film Last Tango in Paris (1972), and The Passenger (1975).
As a teenager, she adored films, going to the cinema up to four times a week. She left home at 15 after an argument with her mother and went to Paris...
23. Maria Sharapova
Actress | Billions
Maria started hitting tennis balls at the age of four. At the age of six, Maria Sharapova participated in a exhibition in Moscow that featured Martina Navratilova. So, at the age of nine, she began training at Nick Bollettieri's Tennis Academy located in Bradenton, Florida, USA. Therefore, during ...
24. Maria Shriver
Actress | Last Action Hero
Maria Shriver was born on November 6, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Maria Owings Shriver. She is a producer and actress, known for Last Action Hero (1993), Still Alice (2014) and The Alzheimer's Project (2009). She has been married to Arnold Schwarzenegger since April 26, 1986. They have four ...
27. María Valverde
Actress | Exodus: Gods and Kings
She began acting in 2002, when film director Manuel Martin Cuenca chose her from 3000 girls to be the lead actress in his film "The Bolshevik's Weakness". One year later, Maria's work impressed both the audience and the Spanish Film Academy, who awarded her with the Goya for Best Newcomer. Since ...
29. Mariah Buzolin
Actress | All My Children
Mariah Buzolin, youngest child of two, was born on February 3, 1991 in Brazil. She moved to Los Angeles in 2007, where she began her career as an actress. Mariah Buzolin is best known for her role Maya Mercado in All my Children and for her role Zoe Mendez on Jane by design.
30. Mariah Carey
Actress | Precious
Mariah was born on March 27, 1970 in Huntington, New York to Patricia Carey (born: Patricia Hickey), an opera singer and vocal coach & Alfred Roy Carey, an aeronautical engineer. Her mother is of Irish descent, and her father was of African & Venezuelan descent. Mariah attended Greenlawn's ...
32. Marian Seldes
Actress | Home Alone 3
Tony Award-winner Marian Hall Seldes, one of the premier stage actresses in America, was born on August 23, 1928 in Manhattan, New York, to writer and journalist Gilbert Seldes, and his socialite wife, the former Alice Wadhams Hall. Her paternal grandparents were Russian Jewish immigrants, and her ...
34. Mariana Klaveno
Actress | True Blood
Mariana Klaveno (b. 25th October) is an American actress best known for her role as Lorena in HBO's True Blood. She also starred in the feature film While the Children Sleep (released as The Sitter on DVD) in the role of Abby Read in 2007.
She's guest starred in TV show episodes of Standoff, ER, and...
35. Mariana Tosca
Actress | Christmas in the Clouds
Mariana Tosca is an actor, producer and social activist. She sits on the Board of TheTenDollarClub.org, a nonprofit organization which funds poverty alleviation projects in underdeveloped countries and founded the Los Angeles Homeless Coalition, offering shelter, relief and skills training to the ...
Mariangela Melato was born on September 19, 1941 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy. She was an actress and writer, known for Travolti da un insolito destino nell'azzurro mare d'agosto (1974), Flash Gordon (1980) and Todo modo (1976). She died on January 11, 2013 in Rome, Lazio, Italy.
38. Marianna Hill
Actress | High Plains Drifter
A familiar character actress, Mariana Hill was the daughter of a building contractor, who moved his family around. In addition to living in her native Southern California, Hill has lived in Canada, Spain and Great Britain. As a result, she learned and became quite accomplished in doing different ...
Actress | The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Marianna started her career as a model when she was only fifteen years old, working with top brands like Ermanno Scervino, Fendi, Giorgio Armani and appearing in magazines such as Vogue, Elle and L'Officiel. In 2008 Marianna participated at the competition for the title of Miss Italia, gaining the ...
40. Marianna Palka
Actress | Good Dick
Multi award-winning multi hyphen Palka was born and brought up in Glasgow and moved to New York City at age 17 to study at the Atlantic Theater Company. She studied Suzuki movement for actors, knows how to do any accent, has theater voice projection and is known for being the kindest most ...
Actress | Marie Antoinette
Daughter of Eva, the Baroness Erisso, and Major Glynn Faithfull, a WWII British spy. Recorded the first song written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, "As Tears Go By" (1964). Involved in a major drug scandal with Jagger, Richards and others, which ultimately turned public opinion favorably ...
Actress | Without a Trace
Marianne Jean-Baptiste was born on April 26, 1967 in London, England as Marianne Raigipcien Jean-Baptiste. She is an actress and director, known for Without a Trace (2002), Secrets & Lies (1996) and Spy Game (2001). She has been married to Evan Williams since 1997. They have two children.
44. Marianne Leone
Actress | The Three Stooges
Marianne Leone was born on January 2, 1952 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for The Three Stooges (2012), Joy (2015) and Goodfellas (1990). She has been married to Chris Cooper since July 8, 1983. They have one child.
45. Maribel Verdú
Actress | El laberinto del fauno
Maribel Verdú was born on October 2, 1970 in Madrid, Spain as María Isabel Verdú Rollán. She is an actress, known for Snow White (2012), Pan's Labyrinth (2006) and Y Tu Mamá También (2001). She is the older sister of twins Marina and Carlota and she has been married to Pedro Larrañaga...
47. Maricel Álvarez
Actress | Biutiful
Maricel Alvarez is a stage and film actress, director, choreographer and curator. Her practice develops at the intercrossing of theater, performance and visual arts, blending the boundaries where the body, as artistic and critical device, may reveal itself. This essentially interdisciplinary ...
Actress | Tracers
Marie Avgeropoulos currently stars as "Octavia Blake" in the CW's post-apocalyptic drama series, The 100 (2014). The Emmy- nominated series chronicles the surviving population living on a space station, called the ARK, who send a group of 100 delinquents down to earth. THE 100 set out to see if ...
51. Marie Osmond
Soundtrack | Donny and Marie
Marie Osmond was born on October 13, 1959 in Ogden, Utah, USA as Olive Marie Osmond. She is a producer and actress, known for Donny and Marie (1975), Almost Perfect (1995) and Movie Stars (1999). She was previously married to Brian Blosil and Steve Craig.
52. Marie Richardson
Actress | Eyes Wide Shut
Marie Richardson was born on June 6, 1959 in Ljusdal, Gävleborgs län, Sweden. She is an actress, known for Eyes Wide Shut (1999), Noll tolerans (1999) and Johan Falk: GSI - Gruppen för särskilda insatser (2009). She has been married to Jakob Eklund since August 12, 2008. They have two ...
Actress | Steppeulven
Marie Tourell Søderberg was born on July 26, in Copenhagen, Denmark. She is an actress known for 1864 (2014) and Itsi Bitsi (2015). She graduated from the National Danish School of Acting in June 2012. She has also been studying at the Lee Strasberg Institute for Theatre and Film in New York.
54. Marie Windsor
Actress | The Killing
A product of Marysvale, Utah, Marie Windsor attended Brigham Young University and trained for the stage under Maria Ouspenskaya before she began playing leading roles in B pictures in the late 1940s. Her best work was in the "film noir" category, most notably her role as the manipulative, ...
55. Marieh Delfino
Actress | The Invitation
Marieh Delfino's career is a study in variations. From her first starring role in the cult Saturday morning hit, All About Us (2001), to her intense performance in the blockbuster, Jeepers Creepers II (2003). Gracing National Lampoon's Dorm Daze 2 (2006) as the sexy and comedic genius "Gerri Farber...
56. Mariel Hemingway
Actress | Manhattan
Mariel Hemingway was born on November 22, 1961 in Mill Valley, California, USA as Mariel Hadley Hemingway. She is an actress, known for Manhattan (1979), Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987) and The Sex Monster (1999). She was previously married to Stephen Crisman.
57. Mariel Sheets
Actress | The Peanuts Movie
Mariel Sheets was born in Spokane, Washington. She began her career at four doing local voiceover and print, and a national television commercial. At age five she attended acting classes with teenagers and adults, and traveled to New York City for the 2011 IMTA convention. She won 22 major awards, ...
58. Marielle Heller
Director | The Diary of a Teenage Girl
Marielle Heller is a writer, director and actor. She was selected as a 2012 Sundance Screenwriting Fellow and 2012 Sundance Directing Fellow, and was honored with the Lynn Auerbach Screenwriting Fellowship, and The Maryland Film Festival Fellowship. Her writing credits include pilots for ABC and ...
59. Mariette Hartley
Actress | The Incredible Hulk
Mariette Hartley was born Mary Loretta, a name she dislikes, in Weston, Connecticut. She was raised in accordance with the principles espoused by her behavioral psychologist grandfather, John B. Watson, who believed that children should never be held or cuddled. She says that the lack of warmth at ...
Actress | Alting bliver godt igen
Marijana Jankovic is a Danish actress born in Montenegro. Jankovic is high respected actress in the Danish film, known for her work ethic and dedication to her roles. She graduated from the Danish National School of Theatre in 2006. Since then she has established herself as one of Denmark's most ...
62. Marika Dominczyk
Actress | The 40 Year Old Virgin
Marika Dominczyk was born on July 7, 1980 in Kielce, Swietokrzyskie, Poland. She is an actress, known for The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd Out of Control (2008) and Grey's Anatomy (2005). She has been married to Scott Foley since June 5, 2007. They have three children.
63. Marilu Henner
Actress | L.A. Story
Marilu Henner was born on April 6, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Mary Lucy Denise Pudlowski. She is known for her work on L.A. Story (1991), Taxi (1978) and Johnny Dangerously (1984). She has been married to Michael Brown since December 21, 2006. She was previously married to Robert Lieberman ...
64. Marilyn Burns
Actress | The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
Marilyn Burns was born Mary Lynn Ann Burns on May 7, 1949 in Erie, Pennsylvania, and raised in Houston, Texas. She attended the University of Texas at Austin where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Drama. Marilyn was one of the original scream queens, remembered primarily for her role in ...
Actress | Clerks
Marilyn comes from a Puerto Rican family background born in New York to Jeronimo and Luisa Ghigliotti and and raised in NY, Long Island and New Jersey with two of her siblings, Evelyn and Leonardo, of course there's a lot of spunk and attitude. This Jersey New Yorican had to learn to survive many ...
66. Marilyn Manson
Soundtrack | Detroit Rock City
Marilyn Manson was born Brian Hugh Warner on January 5, 1969 in Canton, Ohio, to Barbara Jo (Wyer) and Hugh Angus Warner. He has German and English ancestry. During his childhood, one of his neighbors molested him several times until the young Brian broke down one day and told his mother what ...
67. Marilyn Monroe
Actress | Some Like It Hot
Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, comedienne, singer, and model. She became one of the world's most enduring iconic figures and is remembered both for her winsome embodiment of the Hollywood sex symbol and her tragic personal and professional struggles within the film industry. Her life and ...
69. Marin Hinkle
Actress | Two and a Half Men
Marin's parents met while serving in the Peace Corps. She was born in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, but her family moved to Boston, Massachusetts, when she was four months old. Two years later, her brother Mark was born. Her father, Rodney, is a retired school teacher. Her mother, Margaret, is a judge ...
70. Marina Benedict
Actress | Prison Break
Marina Benedict is an American actress best known for her role in the Golden Globe nominated series Flesh and Bone as Toni Cannava; Prison Break: Resurrection as A & W; Gotham as Cherry; ER as Lois Landry; Torchwood: Miracle Day as Charlotte Wills; and Burn Notice as Colonel Oksana Zhirkov. ...
72. Marina Hands
Actress | Lady Chatterley
Daughter of French actress Ludmila Mikaël and British stage director and actor Terry Hands, granddaughter of famous French painter Pierre Dmitrienko, the discrete and beautiful Marina Hands first wanted to be a professional horse-rider but, eventually, had to give up these dreams. In 1995, she ...
73. Marina Sirtis
Actress | Star Trek: First Contact
Marina Sirtis was born in London, England, to Greek parents, Despina (Yianniri), a tailor's assistant, and John Sirtis. Her parents did not want her to become an actress. As soon as Marina completed high school, she secretly applied to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. After her graduation, ...
Actress | Chicago P.D.
Marina Teresa Squerciati was born and raised in New York City, New York. She graduated from Northwestern University with a BA in Theater. On February 15, 2017, Marina announced her pregnancy via Twitter; she gave birth to a daughter in May. Squerciati won the prestigious Agnes Moorehead Award for ...
75. Marine Vacth
Actress | Jeune & jolie
Marine Vacth was born on April 9, 1991 in Paris. She grew up in the Paris suburb of Maisons-Alfort with a younger brother. She had difficult childhood growing up with a violent father, a lorry driver - his company is named after his daughter Marine, and a mother, an accountant at Malaysia Airlines,...
Actor | Freedom Writers
Mario is an American R&B singer who since his mid-teens has developed a convincingly strong career. Born and raised in Baltimore and now living in New Jersey, he was signed to the New York label 3rd Street/J Records, working with producer Clive Davis. After contributing to the soundtrack of Dr. ...
77. Mario Batali
Actor | Fantastic Mr. Fox
Mario Batali counts 26 restaurants, ten cookbooks, numerous television shows and three Eataly marketplaces among his ever-expanding empire of deliciousness. He opened La Sirena Ristorante, a lively yet elegant trattoria on the plaza level of New York City's Maritime Hotel in Chelsea. This is Mario ...
78. Mario Bava
Cinematographer | Ecologia del delitto
Italian director Mario Bava was born on July 31, 1914 in the coastal northern Italian town of San Remo. His father, Eugenio Bava (1886-1966), was a cinematographer in the early days of the Italian film industry. Bava was trained as a painter, and when he eventually followed his father into film ...
79. Mario Cantone
Actor | Sex and the City 2
Mario Cantone is probably best known at home in the US as a comedian, impressionist and singer but he has also made a name for himself as a very successful Broadway actor, appearing in "Love! Valor! Compassion!" in 1995 as well as a number of off-Broadway Shakespeare productions including "The ...
80. Mario Casas
Actor | Tres metros sobre el cielo
Mario Casas, has 4 siblings. Born in La Coruña, although very young, at just 4 years old, he left with his family to Barcelona. Later, at the age of 18, he emigrated to the Spanish capital in an adventure in which he took his whole family with him.
His parents were very young when they ...
81. Mario Lopez
Actor | Get Him to the Greek
Born in San Diego, California, on October 10th, 1973, to Mario Sr. and Elvira, Mario Lopez's first professional role was on the series, a.k.a. Pablo (1984). Mario is probably best known to youngsters, however, as A.C. Slater from NBC's popular 1980s teen comedy series Saved by the Bell (1989).
Actor | Heartbreak Ridge
Mario Van Peebles is a highly regarded director, actor, producer and writer. His directorial skills can be seen in the retelling of the epic mini-series "Roots" starring Forest Whitaker and Matthew Goode. Van Pebbles has directed award-winning shows such as the recent hit "Empire" and "The Last ...
83. Mario Puzo
Writer | The Godfather
Mario Puzo was born October 15, 1920, in "Hell's Kitchen" on Manhattan's (NY) West Side and, following military service in World War II, attended New York's New School for Social Research and Columbia University. His best-known novel, "The Godfather," was preceded by two critically acclaimed novels...
86. Marion Cotillard
Actress | La môme
Academy Award-winning actress Marion Cotillard was born on September 30, 1975 in Paris. Cotillard is the daughter of Jean-Claude Cotillard, an actor, playwright and director, and Niseema Theillaud, an actress and drama teacher. Her father's family is Breton.
Raised in Orléans, France, she made her ...
87. Marion Davies
Actress | Show People
Marion Cecelia Douras was born in the borough of Brooklyn, New York on January 3, 1897. She had been bitten by the show biz bug early as she watched her sisters perform in local stage productions. She wanted to do the same. As Marion got older, she tried out for various school plays and did fairly ...
88. Marion Lorne
Actress | Strangers on a Train
Forever embraced as the mumbling, bumbling Aunt Clara on the Bewitched (1964) television series, endearing character actress Marion Lorne had a five-decade-long career on the stage before ever becoming a familiar TV household name.
Born Marion Lorne MacDougall on August 12, 1883 (other sources list ...
89. Marion Ross
Actress | Superhero Movie
The lovely, continuously upbeat and iconic All-American mom from the classic Happy Days (1974) TV sitcom had fervent desires of becoming an actress while growing up in her obscure Minnesota town. Born Marian Ross (with an "a") in 1928, she grew up in her native state and, at one time, worked as a ...
91. Marisa Coughlan
Actress | Freddy Got Fingered
Born and raised in Minnesota, Marisa Coughlan grew up in both Minneapolis and St. Paul, as her father lived in one place and her mother the other. After graduating from high school in 1992, she moved west to attend the University of Southern California where in 1996 she earned a Bachelor of Arts ...
92. Marisa Miller
Actress | A Walk to Remember
Marisa Miller was born in Santa Monica, California to actor/writer/producer, Mark Miller I and journalist Beatrice Ammidown (Miller). She is the sister of actress, Penelope Ann Miller, social worker, Savannah Miller, and the late music producer, Gabe Miller. She studied acting at Sarah Lawrence ...
93. Marisa Petroro
Actress | Everybody Wants to Be Italian
Marisa Petroro is an American film and television actress and model from Elizabeth, New Jersey, who is of Italian and Argentine descent. She is recognized for developing a diverse range of on-screen personalities, it's no wonder this Jersey girl has made a spot for herself in Hollywood.
At the ...
A dedicated performer, visual artist, & creative producer, Marisa is best known for her role as "Huilen" - a pivotal character in the Box Office hit Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2.
She is a graduate of the esteemed Brown University, and as part of her Ivy League undergraduate experience she had...
95. Marisa Ramirez
Actress | General Hospital
Marisa attended an all-girl private school in East Los Angeles. Her career started when a Polaroid picture of the 13-year-old girl made its way into the hands of a Los Angeles modeling agency. By the age of 15, Marisa began to work as a print model and as a commercial actress. It wasn't long before...
96. Marisa Ryan
Actress | Wet Hot American Summer
Marisa Ryan was born on November 20, 1974 in New York City, New York, USA as Marisa J. Ryan. She is an actress and director, known for Wet Hot American Summer (2001), Cold Hearts (1999) and Major Dad (1989). She has been married to Nathan Graf since 2008. She was previously married to Jeremy Sisto.
97. Marisa Saks
Actress | Scary Movie 5
Bravo TV's Millionaire Matchmaker star is also Founder and CEO of High end Dating App 'Caviar'. A true mid-west girl, born and raised on the east side suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio, Marisa graduated from The Ohio State with a BA in Journalism and Dramatic Arts. Like a true Gemini, her passion for the ...
98. Marisa Tomei
Actress | My Cousin Vinny
Marisa Tomei was born on December 4, 1964, in Brooklyn, New York, to Patricia "Addie" (Bianchi), a teacher of English, and Gary Tomei, a lawyer, both of Italian descent. Marisa has a brother, actor Adam Tomei. As a child, Marisa's mother frequently corrected her speech as to eliminate her heavy ...
100. Mariska Hargitay
Actress | Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Mariska (Ma-rish-ka) Magdolna Hargitay was born on January 23, 1964, in Santa Monica, California. Her parents are Mickey Hargitay and Jayne Mansfield. She is the youngest of their three children. In June 1967, Mariska and her brothers Zoltan and Mickey Jr. were in the back seat of a car when it was...