Vera was born August 6, 1973 in Clifton, New Jersey. She has Ukrainian ancestry. Farmiga is now married for the second time and has two kids. In 2014, you are most likely to see her in Bates Motel TV series. Her notable movies are The Manchurian Candidate, Source Code, and Safe House. In 2014, Vera will be also starring in Closer to the Moon and The Judge.
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|Net Worth||$10 Million|
|Date of Birth||August 6, 1973 (age 50 years)||Gender||Female|
|Height||5 Feet 4 Inches (1.65 m)|
|Profession||Actor, Film director|
In 1996, Vera played Miranda in “The Tempest” at the American Conservatory Theater and Anne Hartman in “Good” at The Barrow Group and appeared on Broadway in “Taking Sides.” She made her television debut in 1997, playing Emily Elliot in the TV movie “Rose Hill” and co-starring with Heath Ledger on the Fox series “Roar.” Farmiga made her big screen debut in 1998’s “Return to Paradise,” and she followed it with roles in “The Opportunists” (2000), “Autumn in New York” (2000), “15 Minutes” (2001), “Love in the Time of Money” (2002), and “Dummy” (2002). She appeared in the 2001 TV movie “Snow White: The Fairest of Them All,” and from 2001 to 2002, she starred as Alex Cross on NBC’s “UC: Undercover.” In 2004, Vera portrayed suffragist Ruza Wenclawska in the TV movie “Iron Jawed Angels,” played Detective Susan Branca on the USA Network series “Touching Evil,” and co-starred with Denzel Washington and Meryl Streep in “The Manchurian Candidate.” Farmiga then appeared in the films “Running Scared” (2006), “Breaking and Entering” (2006), “Joshua” (2007), “Nothing But the Truth” (2008), and “Orphan” (2009). In 2006, she played Dr. Madolyn Madden in Martin Scorsese’s “The Departed” alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and Jack Nicholson, and in 2008, she starred as Elsa Hoess in “The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.” Vera earned an Academy Award nomination for her performance as Alex Goran in 2009’s “Up in the Air,” and the following year, she was inducted into the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Vera married her “Roar” co-star Sebastian Roché in 1997, and they divorced in 1994. She wed musician Renn Hawkey on September 13, 2008, and they welcomed son Fynn on January 13, 2009, and daughter Gytta on November 4, 2010. Farmiga’s “Bates Motel” co-star Freddie Highmore is Fynn’s godfather. A nondenominational Christian, Vera told “Christianity Today” in 2011, “I grew up in a Ukrainian Catholic-turned-Christian household, and that is my family’s faith. My father instilled in me … to define God, to define holiness for myself. That was my parents’ number one lesson for us. I don’t belong to any particular church, but I’m someone who will be able to walk into any place of worship, any house of worship, and have a direct correspondence.”
Favorite Quotes from Vera Farmiga
Why does Vera Farmiga have a net worth of $10 Million? Perhaps these quotes can explain why:
Faith is important to me.Vera Farmiga
I just can't feel lukewarm about a character. I either despise her, admire her, or don't understand her and want to understand her.Vera Farmiga
I have tender, romantic associations with upstate New York.Vera Farmiga
As an actor, you're sort of the court-appointed lawyer for the character.Vera Farmiga
Working with children is a whole other ball game. They're like little animals. You have to keep the camera turned on them all the time. Sometimes it takes a 41-minute take to get one sentence out in a believable way.Vera Farmiga