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: 85 The Departed
Lowest Metascore: 24 Autumn in New York
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 27
  2. Negative: 5 out of 27
27 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
38 Goats Aug 10, 2012 Wendy 6.9
36 Special Correspondents Apr 29, 2016 Eleanor / Eleanor Finch 4.8
34 15 Minutes Mar 9, 2001 Daphne Handlova 5.4
30 Love in the Time of Money Nov 1, 2002 Greta 1.0
24 Autumn in New York Aug 11, 2000 Lisa Tyler 7.2