American actress and comedian, Maria Thayer is known for her role as Susie Wagner on Adult Swim action-comedy television series, Eagleheart (2011–14), and as Abbey Logan in American cable television series, Those Who Can't. She first came to the limelight due to her role as Tammi Littlenut on the cult series Strangers With Candy.
While attending Apple Valley High School Thayer was a member of the award-winning forensics program and National Forensic League. Also, she was her high school's homecoming queen.
Thayer was previously engaged to actor David Harbour.
Early Life And Education Of Maria Thayer
Maria Thayer was born Maria Christina Thayer on October 30, 1975, in Portland, Oregon, U.S. She belongs to White-American ethnicity/race and holds American nationality.
She grew up in the small town of Boring, east of Portland, where Thayer’s parents owned a bee farm. Later, along with her parents, she moved to Minnesota.
Thayer went to Apple Valley High School in Apple Valley, Minnesota. She then studied acting at The Juilliard School in New York.
Maria Thayer’s Career
Maria Thayer began her acting career with the 1999 movie, Kimberly as Louise. The same year, she starred in television series, Strangers with Candy, alongside Amy Sedaris, Stephen Colbert, and Paul Dinello among others.
Then she appeared in numerous TV series including, Big Apple, The Education of Max Bickford, Miss Match, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Comedy Lab, The Colbert Report, Lipstick Jungle, Important Things with Demetri Martin, Cougar Town, Comedy Bang! Bang! and many more.
Thayer made her stage debut in 2002 with Necessary Targets. She also appeared in the stage show entitled, Endpapers (2002), Unscreened (2012) and Love's Labour's Lost (2013).
In 2011, Thayer starred in an action-comedy television series, Eagleheart portraying the lead character Susie Wagner. Some of her big screen credit includes Strangers with Candy, Hitch, Accepted, State of Play, Night of the Living Deb, Table 19 and others.
Thayer also featured in music videos of Hospitality and Nick Lowe.
Maria Thayer's Net Worth
Maria Thayer is active in the film industry since 1999. Believing some online sources, Thayer's estimated net worth isn't less than a seven-digit figure, however, the exact figure is still under review.
Thayer earned $150k-$300k from her appearances in movies and TV series. Some of her box-office hit movies are,
|Movie||Budget||Box office collection||IMDB rating||
|Hitch (2005)||$70 million||$368.1 million||6.6||Will Smith
|Accepted (2006)||$23 million||$38.5 million||6.5||Justin Long
|Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)||$30 million||$105.2 million||7.2||Jason Segel
|State of Play (2009)||$60 million||$88.8 million||7.1||Russell Crowe
Robin Wright Penn
|Table 19 (2017)||$5 million||$5 million||5.8||Anna Kendrick
Maria Thayer's Personal Life
Maria Thayer is possibly single at the moment but previously she was engaged to actor, David Harbour. The duo started dating in 2009 and their relationship ended in 2011.
They haven't revealed the reason behind their split but as per some online sources, their personal differences was the major cause of their break up.
Thayer is allergic to bees though she was raised on a bee farm.
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by ab-mahima, 17 Apr, 2018