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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 26 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 55 Steps (pre-production)
Colette Hughes
 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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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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2 Interviews | 5 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm not in this for the achievement. I'm in it for the illumination. That's how I choose my roles, that's how I attract roles -- it's a very spiritual process for me. And it's the only way I can continue, and stay interested. The acting ... it's really a vocation. See more »

Trivia:

Grew up in a Ukranian-speaking enclave in New Jersey. See more »

Trademark:

Expressive, piercing blue eyes

Star Sign:

Leo

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