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Taissa Farmiga


Taissa is the youngest of seven children and is the younger sister of Vera Farmiga, who is 21 years her senior. Unlike her sister, Taissa had no interest in becoming an actor. However, Vera managed to persuade Taissa to make her acting debut in Vera's directorial-debut Higher Ground (2011). Also playing the lead in the film, Vera wanted to cast ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Final Girls
The Final Girls Max Cartwright
(2015)
The Bling Ring
(2013)
American Horror Story
American Horror Story Zoe Benson / Violet Harmon
(2011-2014)
6 Years
6 Years Melanie Clark
(2015)

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5' 4" (1.63 m)
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[on playing the strong-willed, feisty Violet in American Horror Story (2011)] The horror aspect, the scary parts, are easy for me. I mean I can get into that pretty easy, because I get scared. You have to invest yourself in these characters. See more »

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Daughter of Ukrainian immigrant parents, she's the youngest of seven children. See more »

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Leo

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