Vera Farmiga Poster

Awards

Academy Awards, USA

2010 Nominee
Oscar
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Up in the Air (2009)

Golden Globes, USA

2010 Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Up in the Air (2009)

Primetime Emmy Awards

2013 Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Bates Motel (2013)
For playing "Norma Bates".

BAFTA Awards

2010 Nominee
BAFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)

Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA

2017 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Actress on Television
Bates Motel (2013)
2015 Nominee
Saturn Award
Best Actress on Television
Bates Motel (2013)
2014 Winner
Saturn Award
Best Actress on Television
Bates Motel (2013)

Alliance of Women Film Journalists

2012 Nominee
EDA Female Focus Award
Best Woman Director
Higher Ground (2011)
2009 Nominee
EDA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)

Awards Circuit Community Awards

2009 Nominee
ACCA
Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Up in the Air (2009)
Nominee
ACCA
Best Cast Ensemble
Up in the Air (2009)
Shared with:
2006 Nominee
ACCA
Best Cast Ensemble
The Departed (2006)
Shared with:
Runner-Up

BendFilm Festival

2004 Winner
Jury Prize
Best Actress
Down to the Bone (2004)

Boston Film Festival

2013 Winner
Festival Prize
Best Actress
At Middleton (2013)

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2006 Nominee
BSFC Award
Best Ensemble Cast
The Departed (2006)
Shared with:

British Independent Film Awards

2008 Winner
British Independent Film Award
Best Actress
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2010 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)
2009 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Supporting Actress
Nothing But the Truth (2008)
2007 Nominee
Critics Choice Award
Best Acting Ensemble
The Departed (2006)
Shared with:

Central Ohio Film Critics Association

2012 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Overlooked Film
Higher Ground (2011)
2010 Nominee
COFCA Award
Best Ensemble
Up in the Air (2009)
Shared with:
2007 Winner
COFCA Award
Best Ensemble
The Departed (2006)
Shared with:

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2009 Nominee
CFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)

CinEuphoria Awards

2010 Winner
CinEuphoria
Best Supporting Actress - Audience Award
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (2008)

Critics Choice Television Awards

2015 Nominee
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actress in a Drama Series
Bates Motel (2013)
2014 Nominee
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actress in a Drama Series
Bates Motel (2013)
2013 Nominee
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actress in a Drama Series
Bates Motel (2013)

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards

2009 Nominee
DFWFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)

Denver Film Critics Society

2010 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)
Best Acting Ensemble
Up in the Air (2009)
Shared with:

Detroit Film Critics Society, US

2009 Nominee
DFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards

2006 Nominee
DFCC
Best Supporting Actress
The Departed (2006)
Breaking and Entering (2006)

Empire Awards, UK

2007 Nominee
Empire Award
Best Female Newcomer
The Departed (2006)

Fangoria Chainsaw Awards

2017 Nominee
Chainsaw Award
Best TV Actress
Bates Motel (2013)
2016 Nominee
Chainsaw Award
Best TV Actress
Bates Motel (2013)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2005 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Female Lead
Down to the Bone (2004)

Fright Meter Awards

2016 Nominee
Fright Meter Award
Best Actress in a Leading Role
The Conjuring 2 (2016)
2013 Nominee
Fright Meter Award
Best Actress
The Conjuring (2013)
2009 Nominee
Fright Meter Award
Best Actress
Orphan (2009)
2007 Nominee
Fright Meter Award
Best Actress
Joshua (2007)

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA)

2014 Nominee
Dorian Award
TV Performance of the Year - Actress
Bates Motel (2013)

Gold Derby Awards

2017 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
Drama Supporting Actress
Bates Motel (2013)
2016 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
Drama Lead Actress
Bates Motel (2013)
2014 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
Drama Lead Actress
Bates Motel (2013)
2013 Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
Drama Lead Actress
Bates Motel (2013)
2010 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)
As Alex Goran
Ensemble Cast
Up in the Air (2009)
Shared with:
2007 Nominee
Gold Derby Award
Ensemble Cast
The Departed (2006)
Shared with:

Golden Schmoes Awards

2009 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Supporting Actress of the Year
Up in the Air (2009)
2006 Nominee
Golden Schmoes
Best Supporting Actress of the Year
The Departed (2006)

Gopo Awards, Romania

2015 Nominee
Gopos Award
Best Actress in a Leading Role
Closer to the Moon (2014)

Gotham Awards

2011 Nominee
Gotham Independent Film Award
Breakthrough Director
Higher Ground (2011)

Gracie Allen Awards

2016 Winner
Gracie
Outstanding Female Actor in a Leading Role in a Drama
Bates Motel (2013)

Houston Film Critics Society Awards

2009 Nominee
HFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)

IGN Summer Movie Awards

2013 Nominee
IGN Award
Best TV Actress
Bates Motel (2013)

Indiana Film Journalists Association, US

2009 Nominee
IFJA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2009 Nominee
ICP Award
Best Supporting Performance
Up in the Air (2009)
9th place.

International Cinephile Society Awards

2010 Winner
ICS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

2010 Nominee
INOCA
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)

Italian Online Movie Awards (IOMA)

2010 Nominee
IOMA
Best Supporting Actress (Miglior attrice non protagonista)
Up in the Air (2009)

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2010 Nominee
ALFS Award
Actress of the Year
Up in the Air (2009)

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

2005 Winner
LAFCA Award
Best Actress
Down to the Bone (2004)

Marrakech International Film Festival

2004 Winner
Best Actress
Down to the Bone (2004)

MTV Movie + TV Awards

2014 Nominee
MTV Movie Award
Best Scared-As-S**t Performance
The Conjuring (2013)

National Board of Review, USA

2006 Winner
NBR Award
Best Acting by an Ensemble
The Departed (2006)
Shared with:

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA

2006 Nominee
NSFC Award
Best Actress
Down to the Bone (2004)
Tied with Kate Dollenmayer for Funny Ha Ha (2002) in 3rd place.

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

2009 Nominee
NYFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)

New Zealand Film and TV Awards (II)

2010 Winner
Film Award
Best Lead Actress in a Feature Film
The Vintner's Luck (2009)

Online Film & Television Association

2015 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Bates Motel (2013)
2014 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Actress in a Drama Series
Bates Motel (2013)
2013 Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Actress in a Drama Series
Bates Motel (2013)
2010 Nominee
OFTA Film Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)

Online Film Critics Society Awards

2010 Nominee
OFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)

People's Choice Awards, USA

2017 Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite Cable TV Actress

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

2009 Nominee
SDFCS Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)

Santa Barbara International Film Festival

2010 Winner
Cinema Vanguard Award
Up in the Air (2009)

Satellite Awards

2013 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Series, Drama
Bates Motel (2013)
2011 Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture
Higher Ground (2011)
2006 Winner
Satellite Award
Best Ensemble, Motion Picture
The Departed (2006)
Shared with:

Screen Actors Guild Awards

2010 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
Up in the Air (2009)
2007 Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
The Departed (2006)
Shared with:

St. Louis Film Critics Association, US

2009 Nominee
SLFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)

Sundance Film Festival

2011 Nominee
Grand Jury Prize
Dramatic
Higher Ground (2011)
2004 Winner
Special Jury Prize
Dramatic
Down to the Bone (2004)
For her performance.

Television Critics Association Awards

2013 Nominee
TCA Award
Individual Achievement in Drama
Bates Motel (2013)

Toronto Film Critics Association Awards

2009 Nominee
TFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)

Vancouver Film Critics Circle

2010 Winner
VFCC Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)

Village Voice Film Poll

2009 Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)
2nd place.

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

2009 Nominee
WAFCA Award
Best Supporting Actress
Up in the Air (2009)
Best Ensemble
Up in the Air (2009)
Shared with:

Women's Image Network Awards

2016 Nominee
WIN Award
Actress Drama Series
Bates Motel (2013)
For "Norma Louise"
2015 Nominee
WIN Award
Actress Drama Series
Bates Motel (2013)
2014 Nominee
WIN Award
Actress Drama Series
Bates Motel (2013)
For the episode "The Immutable Truth"
2013 Nominee
WIN Award
Outstanding Actress Drama Series
Bates Motel (2013)
2011 Winner
WIN Award
Actress Feature Film
Higher Ground (2011)

Contribute to This Page

Please see our guide to updating awards

Recently Viewed