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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 & 72 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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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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[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:

Older sister of Taissa Farmiga. See more »

Trademark:

Expressive, piercing blue eyes

Star Sign:

Leo

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