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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 & 60 nominations. See more awards »

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Vera 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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5' 7" (1.7 m)

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I'm not an attention seeker; I wasn't looking for fame and fortune. I wasn't sure while I was at college. But I found I was really comfortable taking on a different personality. It saved me from myself, in a way. See more »


Returned to work 3 months after giving birth to her daughter Gytta in order to begin filming Goats (2012). See more »


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