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Maria Howell

Wanda Maria Howell is an American actress and singer. Howell was born in Gastonia, North Carolina and graduated Winston-Salem State University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Howell worked as jazz singer and made her film debut in The Color Purple. She lived in Okinawa, Japan, from 1995-2001. She made guest appearances on Drop Dead Diva, Army Wives, The Game, Necessary Roughness, and The Vampire Diaries, and well co-starred in films include Daddy's Little Girls, Mississippi Damned, The Blind Side, and What to Expect When You're Expecting. In 2013, Howell played Seeder in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Also in 2012, she was cast in recurring role of NBC post-apocalyptic series Revolution as Grace Beaumont, and in 2013 plays Ida Hayes in Lifetime comedy-drama Devious Maids.

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In Gastonia - North Carolina - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Daddy's Little Girls 2007-02-14
Latest Project:
Movie Hidden Figures 2016-12-10
Known For
Poster of Addicted
Poster of The Good Lie
Poster of Finding Carter
Poster of Daddy's Little Girls

Hidden Figures (2016)

as Ms. Sumner
7.8 1897 votes

The Good Lie (2014)

as INS Agent
7.2 192 votes

Finding Carter (2014)

as Delilah Castro
5.5 25 votes

Addicted (2014)

Drama Thriller
as Nina
5.4 53 votes

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013)

Adventure Action Science Fiction
as Seeder
7.4 6106 votes

Revolution (2012)

Action Science Fiction Drama Adventure
as Grace Beaumont
6.1 158 votes

Daddy's Little Girls (2007)

Comedy Drama Romance
as Wife
6.6 15 votes