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
Average career score: 56
Highest Metascore: 86 The Departed
Lowest Metascore: 24 Autumn in New York
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 23
  2. Negative: 4 out of 23
23 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
71 The Opportunists Aug 11, 2000 Miriam Kelly 9.0
41 Dust Aug 22, 2003 Amy 9.0
38 Goats Aug 10, 2012 Wendy 8.5
86 The Departed Oct 6, 2006 Madolyn 8.2
55 The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Nov 7, 2008 Elsa - Mother 7.8
48 Dummy Sep 12, 2003 Lorena 7.7
68 The Conjuring Jul 19, 2013 Lorraine Warren / Lorraine Warren 7.7
74 Source Code Apr 1, 2011 Carol Goodwin 7.6
83 Up in the Air Dec 4, 2009 Alex Goran 7.4
42 Orphan Jul 24, 2009 Kate Coleman 7.2
54 Return to Paradise Aug 14, 1998 Kerrie 7.2
74 Higher Ground Aug 26, 2011 Director / Corinne 7.2
76 Down to the Bone Nov 25, 2005 Irene 7.1
41 Running Scared Feb 24, 2006 Teresa Gazelle 7.1
55 Quid Pro Quo Jun 13, 2008 Fiona 7.1
64 Nothing But the Truth Dec 17, 2008 Erica Van Doren 6.6
52 Safe House Feb 10, 2012 Cast 6.5
69 Joshua Jul 6, 2007 Abby Cairn 6.0
49 Henry's Crime Apr 8, 2011 Julie 5.6
34 15 Minutes Mar 9, 2001 Daphne Handlova 5.0
60 At Middleton Jan 31, 2014 Edith / Edith / Edith Martin 5.0
24 Autumn in New York Aug 11, 2000 Lisa Tyler 3.5
30 Love in the Time of Money Nov 1, 2002 Greta 1.0
tbd The Judge Oct 10, 2014 Cast / Samantha / Samantha tbd
tbd The Conjuring 2 Oct 23, 2015 Lorraine Warren tbd