Vera Farmiga

Biography: Vera Farmiga, born in New Jersey, entered the world on August 6th 1973. Throughout her childhood, she lived in a Ukrainian-American community. She did not know how to speak English until she was 6. She attended a Ukrainian Catholic grade school and a American high school. At a young age, she also took up Ukrainian folk dancing.

She went to Syracuse University's School of Performing Arts. Learning how to be a better actress, Vera got her first major gig as Caitlin in the action-packed FOX show, Roar. After a few plays and minor movie roles, she got a major role opposite Meryl Streep in the acclaimed 2004 remake of The Manchurian Candidate.

Vera married Sebastian Roché in 1997. This ended in a divorce in 2005.

Vera Farmiga's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 55
Highest Metascore: 86 The Departed
Lowest Metascore: 24 Autumn in New York
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 25
  2. Negative: 4 out of 25
25 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
83 Up in the Air Dec 4, 2009 Alex Goran 7.4
86 The Departed Oct 6, 2006 Madolyn 8.0