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
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- By user score
|Orphan||Jul 24, 2009||Kate Coleman||8.8|
|Running Scared||Feb 24, 2006||Teresa Gazelle||8.8|
|Dummy||Sep 12, 2003||Lorena||8.7|
|Dust||Aug 22, 2003||Amy||8.0|
|The Boy in the Striped Pajamas||Nov 7, 2008||Elsa - Mother||7.6|
|The Judge||Oct 10, 2014||Cast / Samantha / Samantha / Samantha Powell||7.2|
|Return to Paradise||Aug 14, 1998||Kerrie||6.9|
|Safe House||Feb 10, 2012||Cast||6.7|
|Quid Pro Quo||Jun 13, 2008||Fiona||6.5|
|At Middleton||Jan 31, 2014||Edith / Edith / Edith Martin||6.1|
|Closer to the Moon||Apr 17, 2015||Alice||6.0|
|Henry's Crime||Apr 8, 2011||Julie||5.5|