After playing a villain in her high school play, Maria discovered her love of the make-believe. Soon after, she signed with an agent, and landed her second audition for a series regular on KidZone. Other credits include- The L Word, Psych, Smallville, A Little Thing Called Murder. Since becoming a mother to two daughters, her interests have shifted to the fascinating world of voice over. She voiced projects for Walmart, Best Buy, The Cleaning Authority, PetFusion, and has narrated audio books for Post Hypnotic Press. Maria has studied voice acting intensely with Emmy Award winning director Stevie Vallance, Michael Dobson, and others from the amazing pool of Vancouver talent.
Maria has a picture book manuscript in the works, loves cooking, loves eating, makes a phenomenal chocolate cake, and can be found most days jogging alongside her grumpy Jack Russell.