Bio / Info
Born in New Jersey and of Ukrainian descent, Vera Farmiga began her career in acting with the 1997 series, "Roar." One of seven children, Vera did not speak English until she was 6 years old. Married to actor Sebastian Roche, co-star from "Roar" from1997-2005 and actor Renn Hawkey from 2008 til present, with whom she has two children. Has been nominated for Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance in UP IN THE AIR. Made her directorial debut with 2011's HIGHER GROUND.