Vera Farmiga

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Vera Farmiga
Actress | Producer | Soundtrack
Date of Birth 6 August 1973, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA
Birth Name Vera Ann Farmiga
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Vera Farmiga is an American actress who received an Academy Award nomination for best performance in her supporting role, opposite George Clooney, in Up in the Air (2009).

She was born Vera Ann Farmiga, second of seven children, on August 6, 1973, in Clifton (Passaic County), New Jersey, USA, to Ukrainian parents. She did not speak English until the age of six, and was raised in the strict Ukrainian Catholic home of her mother, Lyuba (Spas), a schoolteacher, and her father, Michael (Mykola) Farmiga, a computer systems analyst. Her younger sister is actress Taissa Farmiga. She attended a Ukrainian Catholic school, then went to public School. Young Vera Farmiga was a shy, nearsighted girl wearing spectacles while practicing her piano, and was switching to contact lenses for ... View All »
Age: 42
Born: 6 August 1973, Passaic County, NJ
Nationality: Ukrainian
Claim to Fame: Up In The Air

Dating History

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Vera Farmiga is married to Renn Hawkey.
Renn Hawkey
  • Commenced Dating: 2004
  • Date Married: 11 September 2008
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99 Credits »
2016 The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist Lorraine Warren
2016 Special Correspondents Eleanor Finch
2016 55 Steps Colette Hughes
2016 Burn Your Maps Alise
2015 D.M.V. Jessica Bedford
2014 The Judge Samantha Powell
2013 At Middleton Edith Martin
2013 The Conjuring Lorraine Warren
2013 Closer to the Moon Alice
2013 Bates Motel Norma Louise Bates
2012 Safe House Catherine Linklater



I can't do Los Angeles. I've always been the anti-Barbie. I don't want to be in a place where almost every woman walks around with puffy lips, little noses and breasts large enough to nourish a small country. As a kid I wanted attention, so I started praying for glasses because everyone had ace vision in my family. Then one day my eyes started going bad and never stopped.


33 Awards »
Nominated for 33 Awards | Won 10

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