Del Mar, Maria 1964–

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Del Mar, Maria 1964–

(Marie del Mar)


Full name, Maria del Mar del Castillo; born 1964, in Madrid, Spain; raised in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; daughter of a diplomat; married Guy Mullally (a writer and producer); children: Gabriel, Paloma. Education: Attended Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Career: Actress.

Awards, Honors: Gemini Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a continuing leading dramatic role, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 2001, for Blue Murder.


Television Appearances; Series:

Martha Antonelli, E.N.G., CTV and Lifetime, 1989–91.

Laura Crosby, Street Legal, CBC, 1991–94.

Detective Sam Houston, TekWar (also known as TekWar: The Series), syndicated, 1994–96.

Julia Cordoza, Relativity, ABC, 1996–97.

Dr. Haylen Breslauer, Mercy Point, UPN, 1998–99.

Inspector Victoria Castillo, Blue Murder (also known as En quete de preuves), CanWest Global Television, 2001–2002.

Katie Sampson, Terminal City, Movie Central and The Movie Network, 2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Sara Cable, Robocop: Prime Detectives (also known as Robocop 4), Sci-Fi Channel, 2000.

Television Appearances; Movies:

The Liberators, ABC, 1987.

Lola, The Child Saver, NBC, 1988.

Dancer, Revolver, NBC, 1992.

Melanie Quint, Tails You Live, Heads You're Dead, USA Network, 1995.

Allison, Unlikely Angel, CBS, 1996.

Ethel Miller, Moonshine Highway, Showtime, 1996.

Kate Layton, The Christmas Shoes, CBS, 2002.

Carol, The Pentagon Papers, FX Channel, 2003.

Abby Lord, Engaged to Kill, Lifetime, 2006.

Annie, For the Love of a Child, Lifetime, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Marie del Mar) Ziggy's girlfriend, "Goodbodies," Night Heat, CBS, 1988.

"By the Book," Diamonds, CBC and CBS, 1988.

Estele, "He Feedeth among the Lilies," War of the Worlds (also known as War of the Worlds: The Second Invasion), syndicated, 1989.

Isabel Margues, "Brotherhoods," Street Legal, CBC, 1989.

Magda, "For I Have Sinned," Forever Knight, CBS, 1992.

Miss Lumley, "Marked Man," Matrix, USA Network, 1993.

Melanie, "Chinatown Murder Mystery: The Case of the Poisoned Hand," Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, syndicated, 1995.

Assistant district attorney Cindy Lichman, "The Civil Right," The Practice, ABC, 1997.

Leslie, Wellman, "Three Dates and a Breakup," Frasier (also known as Dr. Frasier Crane), NBC, 1997.

Jennifer Rigny, "Black Box," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime, Sci-Fi Channel, and syndicated, 1998.

Bandit, "Three Angry Women," Little Men, PAX TV, 1999.

District attorney Shaw, "The People vs. Eric Draven," The Crow: Stairway to Heaven, syndicated, 1999.

Monica Waters, "Mr. Monk and the Other Woman," Monk, USA Network, 2002.

"On Pins and Needles," Doc, PAX TV, 2002.

Alicia Montes, "The Four Percent Solution," JAG, CBS, 2004.

Alicia Montes, "Retrial," JAG, CBS, 2004.

Rachel Forrester, "7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m.," 24 (also known as Twenty Four and 24 Hours), Fox, 2004.

Rachel Forrester, "8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.," 24 (also known as Twenty Four and 24 Hours), Fox, 2004.

Rachel Forrester, "9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.," 24 (also known as Twenty Four and 24 Hours), Fox, 2004.

Appeared as Agent Mechan in Secret Service, NBC; appeared in other programs, including For the People.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Martha Antonelli, E.N.G., CTV and Lifetime, 1989.

Detective Sam Houston, TekWar (also known as TekWar: The Movie and TekWar: The Original Movie), syndicated, 1994.

Julia Cordoza, Relativity, ABC, 1996.

Alison Johns, Bull, TNT, 2000.

Appeared in other pilots.

Film Appearances:

Castillo, Kamilla og tyven (also known as Kamilla and the Thief), EFP, 1988.

Petra, Kamilla og tyven II, EFP, 1989.

Joanne, Cold Sweat, Skouras Pictures, 1993.

Sarah, Eclipse (also known as Unter schwarzzer Sonne), Strand Releasing, 1995.

Rita Ortega, Price of Glory, New Line Cinema, 2000.

Vita, Diary of a Sex Addict, Nu-Image Films, 2001.

Detective Valdez, The Skulls III, Universal Home Entertainment, 2003.

Margaret Riley, My Last Confession, FinWorks, 2005.

Professor Poole, Jekyll + Hyde, Lightning Entertainment, 2005.

Barbara, 14 Days in Paradise, 2007.