Biography

Maria Elena Bello (born April 18, 1967)  is an American actress and singer. Started her acting career in small off-Broadway plays, such as "The Killer Inside Me", "Small Town Gals with Big Problems" and "Urban Planning".  Bello’s big break came when producers Kerry Lenhart and John J. Sakmar cast her as Mrs. Smith in the spy show “Mr. & Mrs. Smith”.

She is best known for her appearances in the movies “Coyote Ugly”, “The Jane Austen Book Club”, “Thank You for Smoking”, ”A History of Violence”, and “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor”.  For television she is best known for her role as Dr. Anna Del Amico on the NBC medical drama ER. Bello has a son named Jackson Blue (born 2001) with former long-time boyfriend Dan McDermott. In July 2008, she became engaged to musician Bryn Mooser; As of 2010 Maria Bello and Bryn Mooser are no longer together.

Maria Elena Bello (born April 18, 1967)  is an American actress and singer. Started her acting career in small off-Broadway plays, such as "The Killer Inside Me", "Small Town Gals with Big Problems" and "Urban Planning".  Bello’s big break came when producers Kerry Lenhart and John J. Sakmar cast her as Mrs. Smith in the spy show “Mr. & Mrs. Smith”.

She is best known for her appearances in the movies “Coyote Ugly”, “The Jane Austen Book Club”, “Thank You for Smoking”, ”A History of Violence”, and “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor”.  For television she is best known for her role as Dr. Anna Del Amico on the NBC medical drama ER. Bello has a son named Jackson Blue (born 2001) with former long-time boyfriend Dan McDermott. In July 2008, she became engaged to musician Bryn Mooser; As of 2010 Maria Bello and Bryn Mooser are no longer together.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 67

Birthday 1967-04-18

Place of Birth Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA

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Also Known As

  • Maria Elaina Bello

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Exit as Kim
2018 Giant Little Ones as Carly Winter
2018 Explained(2 episodes) as Narrator - Herself
2018 Better Start Running as Agent McFadden
2018 Every Day as Lindsey
2017 In Search of Fellini as Claire
2016 Wait Till Helen Comes as Jean
2016 Goliath(8 episodes) as Michelle McBride
2016 Max Steel as Molly McGrath
2016 The Late Bloomer as Brenda Newmans
2016 The Journey Is the Destination as Kathy
2016 Lights Out as Sophie
2016 The Confirmation as Bonnie
2016 Join or Die with Craig Ferguson(1 episode)
2016 The 5th Wave as Sergeant Reznik
2015 Bravetown
2015 McFarland, USA as Cheryl White
2015 Demonic as Dr. Elizabeth Klein
2014 Big Driver as Tess Thorne
2013 Femme as Herself
2013 Prisoners as Grace Dover
2013 Third Person as Theresa
2013 Grown Ups 2 as Sally Lamonsoff
2012 Touch(13 episodes) as Lucy Robbins
2011 Carjacked as Lorraine Burton
2011 Prime Suspect(13 episodes) as Jane Timoney
2011 Abduction as Mara Harper
2010 The Company Men as Sally Wilcox
2010 Beautiful Boy as Kate Carroll
2010 Grown Ups as Sally Lamonsoff
2009 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee as Suky Sarkissian
2008 The Yellow Handkerchief as May
2008 Towelhead as Gail Monahan
2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor as Evelyn O’Connell
2008 Downloading Nancy as Nancy Stockwell
2007 The Jane Austen Book Club as Jocelyn
2007 Butterfly on a Wheel as Abby Randall
2006 Payback: Straight Up as Rosie
2006 Flicka as Nell McLaughlin
2006 World Trade Center as Donna McLoughlin
2006 Too Commercial for Cannes as herself
2006 This Film Is Not Yet Rated as Herself - Actress in 'The Cooler'
2005 The Dark as Adèle
2005 A History of Violence as Edie Stall
2005 Thank You for Smoking as Polly Bailey
2005 The Sisters as Marcia Prior Glass
2005 Assault on Precinct 13 as Dr Alex Sabian
2004 Silver City as Nora Allardyce
2004 Secret Window as Amy Rainey
2003 NCIS(30 episodes) as Jacqueline “Jack” Sloane
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1 episode)
2003 The Cooler as Natalie Belisario
2002 Auto Focus as Patricia Olson / Patrica Crane / Sigrid Valdis
2002 100 Mile Rule as Monica
2001 China: The Panda Adventure as Ruth Harkness
2000 Duets as Suzi Loomis
2000 Coyote Ugly as Lil
1999 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit(1 episode) as Vivian Arliss
1999 Payback as Rosie
1998 Permanent Midnight as Kitty
1997 The View(1 episode)
1996 Mr. & Mrs. Smith(13 episodes) as Mrs. Smith
1995 Misery Loves Company(8 episodes) as Joe's Former Film Student
1995 Nowhere Man(25 episodes) as Emily Noonan
1994 Due South(1 episode)
1994 ER(22 episodes) as Anna Del Amico
1994 ER(1 episode)
1991 The Commish(1 episode)

Production

2017 In Search of FelliniExecutive Producer

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