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Maria Bello is a Actor American born on 18 april 1967 at Norristown (USA)

Maria Bello

Maria Bello
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Birth name Maria Elena Bello
Nationality USA
Birth 18 april 1967 (57 years) at Norristown (USA)

Maria Elena Bello (born April 18, 1967) is an American actress and writer. She has appeared in the films Permanent Midnight (1998), Payback (1999), Coyote Ugly (2000), The Cooler (2003), A History of Violence (2005), Thank You for Smoking (2006) and The Jane Austen Book Club (2007). On television, she is known for her role as Dr. Anna Del Amico on the NBC medical drama ER (1997–1998). She starred as Lucy Robbins on the Fox series Touch alongside Kiefer Sutherland, in 2013.


Bello has a son with former boyfriend Dan McDermott.

In November 2013, Bello wrote about having a same-sex relationship with her partner and then friend, Clare Munn.

She published a book, Whatever...Love Is Love: Questioning the Labels We Give Ourselves (Dey Street Books, April 28, 2015).

Best films

The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
Grown Ups (2010)
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
World Trade Center (2006)
Payback (1999)
Prisoners (2013)

Usually with

Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler
(2 films)
Wayne Kramer
Wayne Kramer
(2 films)
Hank Azaria
Hank Azaria
(1 films)
Roger Deakins
Roger Deakins
(2 films)
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Filmography of Maria Bello (46 films)

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Every Day
Every Day (2018)
, 1h37
Directed by Michael Sucsy
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Themes Films about magic and magicians
Actors Angourie Rice, Justice Smith, Debby Ryan, Katie Douglas, Maria Bello, Lucas Jade Zumann
Roles Lindsey
Rating64% 3.2332953.2332953.2332953.2332953.233295
Une jeune adolescente timide tombe amoureuse d'A, un être qui se déplace à travers le corps de plusieurs habitants de la région.
Max Steel
Max Steel (2016)
, 1h32
Directed by Steward Hendler
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Action, Adventure
Themes Jeu, Superhero films, Films about toys, Films about extraterrestrial life
Actors Andy García, Josh Brener, Ben Winchell, Maria Bello, Mike Doyle, Billy Slaughter
Roles Molly McGrath
Rating46% 2.317652.317652.317652.317652.31765
Max Steel is an in-depth "origin" story. The plot chronicles the adventures of teenage Max McGrath™ and alien companion Steel, who must harness and combine their tremendous new powers to evolve into the turbo-charged superhero Max Steel. As these two unlikely friends struggle to accept their oddly connected fates, they begin to uncover unimaginable secrets, working together to find the truth, and fighting the mysterious forces threatening their world.
Wait Till Helen Comes
Origin Canada
Genres Thriller, Fantasy, Horror
Actors Maria Bello, Sophie Nélisse, Callum Keith Rennie, Isabelle Nélisse
Roles Jean
Rating50% 2.516322.516322.516322.516322.51632
Une famille part s'installer à la campagne dans une vieille église, où rapidement, des phénomènes étranges ont lieu.
The Late Bloomer
Directed by Kevin Pollak
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, Films about virginity
Actors Johnny Simmons, J. K. Simmons, Brittany Snow, Jane Lynch, Maria Bello, Beck Bennett
Roles Brenda Newmans
Rating52% 2.604412.604412.604412.604412.60441
Dr. Peter Newmans, a sex therapist, goes through puberty in three weeks at the age of 27, after a benign tumor inside his brain is treated.
Lights Out
Lights Out (2016)
, 1h21
Directed by David F. Sandberg
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about children, Medical-themed films, Ghost films, Films about psychiatry
Actors Teresa Palmer, Maria Bello, Gabriel Bateman, Emily Alyn Lind, Billy Burke
Roles Sophie
Rating63% 3.1506553.1506553.1506553.1506553.150655
À Los Angeles, Martin vit seul avec sa mère, Sophie, depuis que son père a été mystérieusement assassiné à son travail. Un soir, il entend de nouveau sa mère parler seule. Sortant de sa chambre, il est témoin d'un phénomène aussi surnaturel que terrifiant qui l'empêche de dormir. Il finit par se réfugier chez Rebecca, sa demi-sœur plus âgée qui a quitté la maison familiale et n'entretient aucun contact avec sa mère. Les apparitions inquiétantes se produisant sous les yeux de celle-ci et dans son appartement, elle décide de percer le mystère qui entoure leur mère et qui ne semblent faire son apparition qu'en l'absence de lumière...
The Confirmation, 1h30
Directed by Bob Nelson
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Clive Owen, Jaeden Martell, Maria Bello, Robert Forster, Tim Blake Nelson, Patton Oswalt
Roles Bonnie
Rating63% 3.1998153.1998153.1998153.1998153.199815
Un père divorcé et son jeune fils distant passent un week-end ensemble à la recherche d'une boîte à outils volée, sa seule chance d'obtenir de rares boulots payés. Leur quête soudera leur relation père-fils.
The 5th Wave, 1h52
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction
Themes Space adventure films, Post-apocalyptic films, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films, American disaster films, United States Armed Forces in films
Actors Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson, Liev Schreiber, Ron Livingston, Maika Monroe, Alex Roe
Roles Sergeant Reznik
Rating52% 2.6170752.6170752.6170752.6170752.617075
Four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the fifth wave, Cassie teams up with a young man who may become her final hope – if she can only trust him.
Bravetown (2015)
, 1h55
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical
Actors Josh Duhamel, Maria Bello, Lucas Till, Laura Dern, Tom Everett Scott, Jae Head
Roles Martha
Rating61% 3.069683.069683.069683.069683.06968
Josh is a musically-talented person who sets a journey to encounter what he wasn't really expecting.
McFarland, USA, 2h9
Directed by Niki Caro
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography
Themes Sports films, Athletics films, Children's films
Actors Kevin Costner, Maria Bello, Morgan Saylor, Vincent Martella, Martha Higareda, Chris Ellis
Roles Cheryl White
Rating73% 3.6996953.6996953.6996953.6996953.699695
In 1987, in Boise, ID football coach Jim White is chastising his players for an underwhelming half. Jim gets into a verbal altercation with one of the players, resulting in Jim throwing a football shoe with cleats at him. Following this incident, Jim is forced to move with his wife, Cheryl, and two daughters, Julie and Jamie. They settle down in McFarland, California, a predominantly Hispanic town. On their first night there, the family goes to a small restaurant and leaves to find a large gathering of Latinos in cars surrounding the place. One man makes suggestive motions toward Julie, prompting the family to leave faster.
Demonic (2015)
, 1h23
Directed by James Wan
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Horror
Themes Films about religion, Demons in film, Ghost films
Actors Maria Bello, Frank Grillo, Cody Horn, Dustin Milligan, Megan Park, Scott Mechlowicz
Roles Dr. Elizabeth Klein
Rating53% 2.6504552.6504552.6504552.6504552.650455
A violent slaughter occurs in an abandoned house in Louisiana where three college students are found dead. Detective Mark Lewis (Frank Grillo) examines the crime scene and finds a shocked survivor, John (Dustin Milligan) before calling reinforcements. Several police cars then arrive at the house alongside an ambulance and a psychologist, Dr. Elizabeth Klein (Maria Bello). She talks to John, who tells her that a seance performed in the house called the attention of many spirits, including one he identified as his mother, and that two of the group members, consisting of his pregnant girlfriend and her ex boyfriend, are still missing.
Third Person, 2h17
Directed by Paul Haggis
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Films about families
Actors Mila Kunis, Liam Neeson, Olivia Wilde, James Franco, Adrien Brody, Maria Bello
Roles Theresa
Rating62% 3.1461453.1461453.1461453.1461453.146145
The film tells three inter-connected love stories that take place in Paris, New York and Rome.
Big Driver
Big Driver (2014)
, 1h27
Directed by Mikael Salomon
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Crime
Themes Films about sexuality, Rape in fiction, Erotic films, Rape and revenge films, Auto-justice
Actors Maria Bello, Olympia Dukakis, Ann Dowd, Joan Jett, Jennifer Kydd
Roles Tess Thorne
Rating56% 2.8032.8032.8032.8032.803
Tess Thorne is a successful cozy mystery writer who has a fear of flying, and will only take speaking engagement miles away from her home. She goes to a Massachusetts library for a meet and greet with fans. After the event, the woman who had invited her, Ramona Norville, suggests an alternative route for Tess to take on the way home which would shave an hour off her drive. However, on the shortcut, Tess' Toyota Prius rolls over nail-studded pieces of wood which lie across the road, giving her a flat tire. The incident happens by an abandoned gas station. With her cell phone not having a signal, Tess hopes that a good Samaritan will stop.
Grown Ups 2, 1h41
Directed by Christopher Nolan, Dennis Dugan
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Transport films, Road movies, Buddy films
Actors Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Steve Buscemi, Kevin James, David Spade, Salma Hayek
Roles Sally Lamonsoff
Rating54% 2.7087252.7087252.7087252.7087252.708725
Three years after the events of the first film, Lenny Feder has relocated his family back to his Connecticut hometown of Stanton where he and his friends grew up.
Prisoners (2013)
, 2h33
Directed by Denis Villeneuve
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes Films about suicide, Serial killer films, Auto-justice
Actors Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Melissa Leo, Paul Dano, Maria Bello, Viola Davis
Roles Grace Dover
Rating81% 4.099274.099274.099274.099274.09927
Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) and his wife Grace (Maria Bello) attend a Thanksgiving dinner at the home of their friends, Franklin (Terrence Howard) and Nancy (Viola Davis) Birch. The children go for a walk in the neighborhood and approach a campervan that is parked outside a house nearby. There is music playing, which suggests there is somebody inside. After dinner, both families' younger daughters, Anna Dover and Joy Birch, go missing.
Beautiful Boy
Directed by Shawn Ku
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes L'adolescence, Films about education, Films about children, Films about school violence
Actors Michael Sheen, Maria Bello, Alan Tudyk, Moon Bloodgood, Kyle Gallner, Austin Nichols
Roles Kate Carroll
Rating65% 3.295853.295853.295853.295853.29585
The film opens up with home videos of a husband and wife at the beach with their young son. A young man reads a short story about a boy and girl; saying that they didn't know it, but their lives would one day irrevocably change. Bill (Michael Sheen) and Kate (Maria Bello) are a married couple who are tightly wound and devoted to their work. Bill is a businessman, and Kate proofreads books for a living. The only thing keeping them together is their eighteen-year-old son Sam (Kyle Gallner), who is having trouble adjusting to college.