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Vera Farmiga


Vera Farmiga is an American actress who received an Academy Award nomination for best performance in her supporting role, opposite George Clooney, in Up in the Air (2009). She was born Vera Ann Farmiga, second of seven children, on August 6, 1973, in Clifton (Passaic County), New Jersey, USA, to Ukrainian parents. She did not speak English until ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 23 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 Goats
Wendy
 2009 Orphan
Kate
 2008/I Quid Pro Quo
Fiona
 2005 Neverwas
Eleanna
 2002 Dummy
Lorena
 2001/I Dust
Amy
 1998 Trinity (TV Series)
- In Loco Parentis (1998)
 1998 Return to Paradise
Kerrie
 1998 The Butterfly Dance (Short)
Diane
 1998 Law & Order (TV Series)
Lindsay Carson
- Expert (1998) ... Lindsay Carson
 1997 Rose Hill (TV Movie)
Emily Elliot
 1997 Roar (TV Series)
Caitlin
- Traps (1997) ... Caitlin
- The Cage (1997) ... Caitlin
- Tash (1997) ... Caitlin
- Daybreak (1997) ... Caitlin
- The Eternal (1997) ... Caitlin
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Other Works:

Vera Farmiga's extensive stage credits include roles in "Taking Sides, " "Second Hand Smoke, " "Good, " "The Tempest", "The Glass Menagerie" and "The Seagull". See more »

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1 Interview | 5 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[on directing] My big formative experience was Debra Granik. That was school for me. It was the first time anyone had given me the responsibility of a protagonist, and to work so closely with her ethics and her tenets about her filmmaking, and her honesty. I was persuaded through the Deborah Granik School. See more »

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Graduated from Hunterdon Central Regional High School Class of 1991. See more »

Trademark:

Expressive, piercing blue eyes

Star Sign:

Leo

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