Farmiga, Vera 1973–

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FARMIGA, Vera 1973–


Born August 6, 1973, in Passaic County, NJ; married Sebastian Roche (an actor). Education: Syracuse University, B.F.A.

Addresses: Agent— Innovative Artists New York, 235 Park Ave. South, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10003; Innovative Artists, 1505 Tenth St., Santa Monica, CA 90401; Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager— MJ Management, 130 West 57th St., Suite 11A, New York, NY 10019. Publicist— Baker Winokur Ryder, 9100 Wilshire Blvd., 6th Floor West, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actress. Toured with a folk–dancing group as a teenager; The Barrow Group, member.

Awards, Honors: Special Jury Prize, dramatic, Sundance Film Festival, 2004, for Down to the Bone.


Film Appearances:

Kerrie, Return to Paradise (also known as All for One), Warner Bros., 1998.

Miriam Kelly, The Opportunists, First Look Pictures Releasing, 2000.

Lisa Tyler, Autumn in New York, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2000.

Daphne Handlova, 15 Minutes (also known as 15 Minuten Ruhm), New Line Cinema, 2001.

Amy, Dust, Lions Gate Films, 2001.

Greta, Love in the Time of Money, Blow Up Pictures, 2002.

Lorena, Dummy, Artisan Entertainment, 2002.

Irene, Down to the Bone, 2004.

Allison Lee, Mind the Gap, 2004.

Jocelyne Jordan, The Manchurian Candidate, Paramount, 2004.

Teresa, Running Scared, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Catlin, Roar, Fox, 1997.

Alex Cross, UC: Undercover, NBC, 2001.

Detective Inspector Susan Branca, Touching Evil, USA Network, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Emily Elliot, Rose Hill, CBS, 1997.

Josephine, Snow White (also known as Blanche–Neige and Snow White: The Fairest of Them All), ABC, 2001.

Ruza Wenclawska, Iron Jawed Angels, HBO, 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Detective Inspector Susan Branca, Touching Evil, USA Network, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Catlin, Roar: The Making Of (documentary), Fox, 1997.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"In Loco Parentis," Trinity, NBC, 1998.

Lindsay Carson, "Expert," Law & Order, NBC, 1998.

Stage Appearances:

Miranda, The Tempest, American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, CA, 1996.

(Broadway debut) Emmi Straube and understudy for the role of Tamara Sachs, Taking Sides, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 1996–1997.

Linda, Second Hand Smoke, Primary Stages, New York City, 1997.

Also appeared as Anne, Good; Laura, The Glass Menagerie; Nina, The Seagull, Kennedy Center ACTF; Ophelia, Hamlet; Julia, Two Gentlemen of Verona; Edith Piaf, Bravo, Piaf!, Syracuse Stage AfterOurs.



Interview, September, 2000, p. 106.

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