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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 The Color Purple 1985-12-18
Latest Project:
Movie American Made 2017-08-08
Known For
Poster of The Good Lie
Poster of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Poster of Revolution
Poster of Daddy's Little Girls
Movie American Made NSC Woman 2017-08-08
Movie Hidden Figures Ms. Sumner 2016-12-10
Series Finding Carter Delilah Castro 2014-07-08
Movie The Good Lie INS Agent 2014-06-27
Movie Addicted Nina 2014-10-10
Movie The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Seeder 2013-11-15
Movie What to Expect When You're Expecting Jules' Doctor 2012-05-17
Series Revolution Grace Beaumont 2012-09-17
Movie Daddy's Little Girls Wife 2007-02-14
Movie The Color Purple Church Choir Soloist (uncredited) 1985-12-18