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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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 2017/I 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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Stage play: "The Tempest" - playing the role of Miranda, at the American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, California, USA See more »

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2 Interviews | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on her first Emmy Award nomination] It is such an honor to be recognized by the academy and in the company of such brilliant women. I'm grateful to Carlton, Kerry and Anthony for gifting me with the opportunity to play such a complex woman and for breathing new life into the iconic Norma Bates. See more »

Trivia:

Has worked with directors James Wan and Jaume Collet-Serra twice each. See more »

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Expressive, piercing blue eyes See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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