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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 & 63 nominations. See more awards »

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2 Interviews | 6 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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 Deborah Granik School. See more »

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Delivered her children Fynn and Gytta via Caesarean section. See more »

Trademark:

Expressive, piercing blue eyes

Star Sign:

Leo

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