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:
71 The Opportunists Aug 11, 2000 Miriam Kelly 9.0
42 Orphan Jul 24, 2009 Kate Coleman 8.8
41 Running Scared Feb 24, 2006 Teresa Gazelle 8.8
48 Dummy Sep 12, 2003 Lorena 8.7
68 The Conjuring Jul 19, 2013 Lorraine Warren / Lorraine Warren 8.2
41 Dust Aug 22, 2003 Amy 8.0
74 Source Code Apr 1, 2011 Carol Goodwin 7.7
65 The Conjuring 2 Jun 10, 2016 Lorraine Warren / Lorraine Warren 7.7
55 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Nov 7, 2008 Elsa - Mother 7.6
83 Up in the Air Dec 4, 2009 Alex Goran / Alex Goran 7.4
85 The Departed Oct 6, 2006 Madolyn 7.2
24 Autumn in New York Aug 11, 2000 Lisa Tyler 7.2
48 The Judge Oct 10, 2014 Cast / Samantha / Samantha / Samantha Powell 7.2
74 Higher Ground Aug 26, 2011 Director / Corinne 7.1
64 Nothing But the Truth Dec 17, 2008 Erica Van Doren 7.0
76 Down to the Bone Nov 25, 2005 Irene 6.9
54 Return to Paradise Aug 14, 1998 Kerrie 6.9
38 Goats Aug 10, 2012 Wendy 6.9
52 Safe House Feb 10, 2012 Cast 6.7
55 Quid Pro Quo Jun 13, 2008 Fiona 6.5
69 Joshua Jul 6, 2007 Abby Cairn 6.1
60 At Middleton Jan 31, 2014 Edith / Edith / Edith Martin 6.1
47 Closer to the Moon Apr 17, 2015 Alice 6.0
34 15 Minutes Mar 9, 2001 Daphne Handlova 5.9
49 Henry's Crime Apr 8, 2011 Julie 5.5
36 Special Correspondents Apr 29, 2016 Eleanor / Eleanor Finch 4.8
30 Love in the Time of Money Nov 1, 2002 Greta 1.0
tbd Godzilla: King of the Monsters Mar 22, 2019 Cast tbd
tbd Burn Your Maps TBA Alise tbd
tbd The Commuter Jan 12, 2018 Cast tbd