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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 & 67 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Burn Your Maps (completed)
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  D.M.V. (announced)
Jessica Bedford (rumored)
 2016 Special Correspondents
Eleanor Finch
 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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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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Graduated from Syracuse University. See more »

Trademark:

Expressive, piercing blue eyes

Star Sign:

Leo

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