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Maria del Mar
Maria del Mar del Castillo
Alma mater Carleton University
Years active1987–present
Known for Street Legal, Blue Murder

Maria del Mar del Castillo (Spanish:  [maˈɾi.a ðel ˈmaɾ ðel kasˈtiʝo]) is a Canadian television actress.


Maria del Mar played in recurring roles on series like Street Legal, [1] TekWar, Mercy Point, Relativity, Blue Murder, [1] Terminal City and Murdoch Mysteries.

She was married to screenwriter Guy Mullally, who met on the set of Street Legal. The marriage had two children, a girl named Paloma and a boy named Gabriel. [2]

Her performance in A Touch of Grey (2009) earned her a Canadian Comedy Award in the 13th ceremony for the best female performance in a feature [3] and nominated in 2001 to Gemini Award in the 16th edition for best performance by an actress in a continuing leading dramatic role for Blue Murder. [2]


Year Title Role Notes Ref.
1988 Kamilla and the Thief Petra
1994 Cold Sweat Joanne
Eclipse Sarah
2000 Price of Glory Rita Ortega
2001 Diary of a Sex Addict Vita Video
2003 The Dog Walker Narrator Short film
2004 The Skulls III Det. Valdez Video
2005 My Last Confession Margaret Riley Short film
2006 Jekyll + Hyde Prof. Poole
2007 14 Days in Paradise Barbara
2009 A Touch of Grey Barb
2010 Drop Zone: Fiji
2012 C.E.O. Juliette Short film
Looking Is the Original Sin Helene Completed
2013 Blackline: The Beirut Contract Autumn Post-production
2014 Devil's Mile Cally
2015 No Deposit Maureen Ryan
Year Title Role Notes Ref.
1987 The Disney Sunday Movie Uncredited Episode: "The Liberators"
1988 Diamonds Episode: "By the Book"
The Child Saver Lola TV film
Night Heat Leoni Drake Episode: "Goodbodies"
1989 My Secret Identity Patricia Episode: "The Video Connection"
War of the Worlds Estelle Episode: "He Feedeth Among the Lilies"
Street Legal Isabel Margues Episode: "Brotherhoods"
1989-1991 E.N.G. Martha Antonelli Recurring role (9 episodes)
1990 The Kids in the Hall Miriam Episode 1.18
1991-1994 Street Legal Laura Crosby Main role (48 episodes)
1992 Revolver Dancer TV film
Forever Knight Magda Episode: "For I Have Sinned"
1993 Secret Service Meehan Episode: "Murder for Hire/Don't Bank on It"
Matrix Miss Lumley Episode: "Marked Man"
1994 Monster Force Additional Voices 13 episodes
1995 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Melanie Parker Episode: "Chinatown Murder Mystery: The Case of the Poisoned Hand"
Tails You Live, Heads You're Dead Melanie Quint TV film
1995-1996 TekWar Lt. Sam Houston Main role (13 episodes)
1996 Moonshine Highway Ethel Miller TV film
Relativity Julia Cordoza Episode: "Just One More Thing"
Unlikely Angel Allison TV film
1997 Frasier Leslie Wellman Episode: "Three Dates and a Breakup"
The Practice A.D.A. Cindy Lichtman Episode: "The Civil Right"
1998 The Outer Limits Jennifer Rigny Episode: " Black Box"
1998-1999 Mercy Point Dr. Haylen Breslauer Main role (8 episodes)
1999 The Crow: Stairway to Heaven D.A. Shaw Episode: "The People vs. Eric Draven"
Little Men Bandit Episode: "Three Angry Women"
2001 RoboCop: Prime Directives Sara Cable TV miniseries
2001-2002 Blue Murder Insp. Victoria Castillo Lead role (26 episodes)
2002 Monk Monica Waters Episode: "Mr. Monk and the Other Woman"
Doc Episode: "On Pins and Needles"
The Christmas Shoes Kate Layton TV film
2003 The Pentagon Papers Carol Ellsberg TV film
2004 24 Rachel Forrester Recurring role (3 episodes)
JAG Alicia Montes Episodes: "Retrial", "The Four Percent Solution"
2005 Terminal City Katie Sampson Lead role (10 episodes)
2006 For the Love of a Child Annie TV film
Engaged to Kill Abby Lord TV film
2008 Murdoch Mysteries Sarah Pensell Episodes: "Elementary, My Dear Murdoch", "Bad Medicine"
2010 Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures Dr. Miniadis Episodes: "Code Clock", "Family Practice"
2011 Lost Girl Donna Episode: "Fae Gone Wild"
2012 King Abigail Faulkner Episode: "Justice Calvin Faulkner"
Flashpoint Wendy Travis Episode: "Eyes In"
Transporter: The Series Blanche Xavier Episode: "Dead Drop"
2013 Holidaze Jen TV film
2014 Hannibal Marion Vega Episode: "Hassun"
2020 Hudson & Rex Veronica Kaatchi Episode: "Art of Darkness. S1 E10"

Awards and nominations

Gemini Awards

Year Category Work Result
2001 Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role Blue Murder Nominated

ACTRA Toronto Awards

Year Category Work Result
2007 Outstanding Performance – Female Terminal City Won

Canadian Comedy Awards

Year Category Work Result
2011 Best Female Performance in a Feature A Touch of Grey Won


  1. ^ a b "Singer Maria Del Mar slams actress Maria Del Mar on Facebook". February 12, 2016. Retrieved April 19, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Who is María del Mar (actress)". Retrieved April 19, 2020.
  3. ^ "Steve Patterson wins best male stand-up at comedy awards". The Globe and Mail. October 17, 2011. Retrieved April 19, 2020.

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