• Vera Farmiga

    Vera Farmiga

    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).

  • Vera Farmiga

    Vera Farmiga

    Vera Ann Farmiga (/fɑːrˈmiːɡə/; born August 6, 1973) is an American actress, director, and producer.

  • List of awards and nominations received by Vera Farmiga

    List of awards and nominations received by Vera Farmiga

    Vera Farmiga is an American actress, producer and director. She garnered worldwide acclaim for her role in the 2009 film Up in the Air . This role earned Farmiga nominations for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role, as well as many other nominations. In 2011, she made her directing debut with the acclaimed drama film Higher Ground , for which she received multiple award nominations, including the Gotham Award for Best Breakthrough Director and the Satellite Award for Best Actress.

  • Vera Farmiga filmography

    Vera Farmiga is an American actress, director, and producer. She began her career on stage as an understudy in Ronald Harwood's 1996 play Taking Sides on Broadway. The following year, she starred in the Off-Broadway play Second-Hand Smoke (1997) by Mac Wellman. Farmiga made her film debut in the drama-thriller Return to Paradise (1998). She then had supporting roles in the romantic drama film Autumn in New York (2000), the crime drama film The Opportunists (2000), and the action thriller film 15 Minutes (2001). Farmiga's breakthrough role came in 2004, when she was cast in the drama film Down to the Bone . For her performance, she won the Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Acting and was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead. She then starred in the political thriller The Manchurian Candidate (2004) and the crime thriller Running Scared (2006).

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