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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 & 60 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Special Correspondents (completed)
Eleanor Finch
  55 Steps (pre-production)
Colette Hughes
  D.M.V. (announced)
Jessica Bedford (rumored)
 2012 Goats
 2009 Orphan
 2008/I Quid Pro Quo
 2005 Neverwas
 2002 Dummy
 2001/I Dust
 1998 Trinity (TV Series)
- In Loco Parentis (1998)
 1998 Return to Paradise
 1998 The Butterfly Dance (Short)
 1998 Law & Order (TV Series)
Lindsay Carson
- Expert (1998) ... Lindsay Carson
 1997 Rose Hill (TV Movie)
Emily Elliot
 1997 Roar (TV Series)
- 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 »


5' 7" (1.7 m)

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I really don't feel a need to be famous. But I do feel a need to make a difference, to shed light on human emotion through acting. See more »


Did not learn English until she was six. See more »


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