Marija Ružić-Marić is a recurring character on the first season of Genius. She was the mother of Mileva Marić.

She is portrayed by Catherine McCormack.



At the Marić household, Marija and her husband Miloš are fighting over the outcome of their daughters future. Marija is struggling to comprehand her daughter going to school when she was born both lame and a woman, not thinking that she needs that all on her shoulders. Miloš, however, supports his daughter going to school, noting that she passed her entrance exam. Marija then brings up the fact that no man will marry Mileva for her mind. To the shock of both Marija and Miloš, Mileva, who was eavesdropping on their conversation, enters and imforms her that she has no plans on marriage and wants to be a scientist.


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