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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 in Up in the Air (2009) and a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role in Bates Motel (2013). She was born Vera Ann Farmiga, the second of seven children, on August 6, 1973, in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 18 wins & 75 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:

Stage play: "Second-Hand Smoke" - playing the role of Linda, at the Primary Stages, Off-Broadway, New York, USA See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Earlier in her career, Farmiga would send self-taped auditions to casting directors instead of auditioning in person. See more »

Trademark:

Expressive, piercing blue eyes

Star Sign:

Leo

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