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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 17 wins & 71 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Conjuring
The Conjuring Lorraine Warren
(2013)
The Departed
The Departed Madolyn
(2006)
Up in the Air
Up in the Air Alex Goran
(2009)
Source Code
Source Code Colleen Goodwin
(2011)

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 2017 Boundaries (post-production)
Laura
  D.M.V. (announced)
Jessica Bedford (rumored)
 2013-2017 Bates Motel (TV Series)
Norma Louise Bates / Mother
- Episode #5.9 (2017) ... Mother
- Episode #5.8 (2017) ... Mother
- Episode #5.7 (2017) ... Mother
- Episode #5.6 (2017) ... Mother
- Episode #5.4 (2017) ... Mother
 2016/VI The Escape (Short)
Dr. Nora Phillips
 2016 Burn Your Maps
Alise
 2016 Special Correspondents
Eleanor
 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)
Catlin
- Traps (1997) ... Catlin
- The Cage (1997) ... Catlin
- Tash (1997) ... Catlin
- Sweet Bridget (1997) ... Catlin (credit only)
- Daybreak (1997) ... Catlin
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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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As an actor, you're sort of the court-appointed lawyer of the character. And that's what used to draw me to scripts -- something in a woman that I wanted to defend, something that I recognized or wanted to understand, something that turned my head. Now that I'm a mother, I think it's more the message of a film, or the questions that they pose about life -- that's the magnifying glass through ... See more »

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Attended Syracuse University with actors Taye Diggs, Larissa Thurston, and producer Terry Dinan. See more »

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Expressive, piercing blue eyes

Star Sign:

Leo

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