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Maria Bartolo

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Unknown Father - Father
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Don Bartolo - Husband

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Maria Bartolo is the wife of Don Bartolo on the HBO original series True Blood. Played by American co-starring actress Valenzia Algarin, Maria makes her debut on the episode "Me and the Devil" in the series' fourth season. Playing a recurring role through the series' fourth and fifth seasons, Maria was last seen in the Season 5 episode "In the Beginning".

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Season 4Edit

"Me and the Devil"Edit

Jesus Velasquez and Lafayette Reynolds travel to Mexico to see Jesus' grandfather Don Bartolo. When they come upon his house, they see a brunette hanging clothes on the line outside. ("Me and the Devil")

"I Wish I Was the Moon"Edit

She seems to be very quiet and follow Don Bartolo's commands silently. ("I Wish I Was the Moon")

Season 5Edit

"In the Beginning"Edit

Jesus is killed and his body disappears. Lafayette goes to Jesus' family home in Mexico in search of answers. He finds Jesus' head displayed on a chair inside. Jesus' grandfather Don Bartolo holds Lafayette at gunpoint and says that his family is taking back what belongs to them.

Bartolo sews Lafayette's mouth shut and ties him to a chair. He begins a ritual involving his wife's pregnant belly. Just before Bartolo can strike Lafayette down, Maria jumps up from behind him and stabs him to death. She then cuts Lafayette free. ("In the Beginning")


Season four appearances
"She's Not There" "You Smell Like Dinner" "If You Love Me, Why Am I Dyin'?" "I'm Alive and on Fire"
"Me and the Devil" "I Wish I Was the Moon" "Cold Grey Light of Dawn" "Spellbound"
"Let's Get Out of Here" "Burning Down the House" "Soul of Fire" "And When I Die"
Season five appearances
"Turn! Turn! Turn!" "Authority Always Wins" "Whatever I Am, You Made Me" "We’ll Meet Again"
"Let's Boot and Rally" "Hopeless" "In the Beginning" "Somebody That I Used to Know"
"Everybody Wants to Rule the World" "Gone, Gone, Gone" "Finally" "Save Yourself"

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