Maria Bello was born on April 18, 1967 in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
Maria Bello has been cast in small off-Broadway plays, such
as THE KILLER INSIDE ME, SMALL TOWNGALS WITH BIG PROBLEM,
and URBAN PLANNING.
As Maria Bello worked to became more of a name she had guest-starred
on episodes of THE COMMISH (1991), NOWHERE MAN (1995), MISERY
LOVES COMPANY (1995) and DUE SOUTH (1994).
It would be the 1996 spy show MR. & MRS. SMITH, that gave
Maria Bello her big break when producers Kenny Lenhart and
John J. Sakmar cast her as Mrs. Smith.
On the last three espisodes of the third season Maria Bello
played Dr. Anna DelAmico on ER, as a guest-starred. The producers
were so impressed with her character that they asked her to
stay on as a regular on the series.
Maria Bello's other notable credits include...