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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 16 wins & 63 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Special Correspondents (completed)
Eleanor Finch
  D.M.V. (announced)
Jessica Bedford (rumored)
 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 | 6 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on any difficulties she encountered in casting Higher Ground (2011)] It should have been a lot harder. I'd say, "It's about a woman enmeshed in this very particular spiritual community who's trying to conceptualize and define God for herself". And you use the word "God" and people quake with fear. That's when I started to realize what a touchy, bizarre, sensitive, combative subject matter it is. See more »

Trivia:

Was originally cast as Wallis Simpson in W.E. (2011), but was forced to drop out due to her second pregnancy. Andrea Riseborough was then cast instead. See more »

Trademark:

Expressive, piercing blue eyes

Star Sign:

Leo

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