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Vera Farmiga


Vera Farmiga is an American actress who received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her 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 the age... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 18 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
 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)
Allison
- In Loco Parentis (1998) ... Allison
 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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Other Works:

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 | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on directing] My big formative experience was Debra Granik. That was school for me. It was the first time anyone had given me the responsibility of a protagonist, and to work so closely with her ethics and her tenets about her filmmaking, and her honesty. I was persuaded through the Debra Granik school. See more »

Trivia:

Turned down the offer to portray Milada Horáková in Milada (2017), eventually played by Ayelet Zurer. See more »

Trademark:

Expressive, piercing blue eyes

Star Sign:

Leo

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