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Vera Farmiga
Birth name: Vera Ann Farmiga
Gender: Female
Medium(s): Television
Roles: Actress
Date of birth: August 6th, 1973
Place of birth: Passaic County, New Jersey
Notable works: Bates Motel

Vera Farmiga is a film and television actress. She was born in Passaic County, New Jersey on August 6th, 1973. Vera's first work in the horror genre was playing a character named Kate in the 2009 film Orphan. In 2013, Vera was cast in the lead role of everybody's favorite murderous mum Norma Bates in the prequel/remake television series Bates Motel, which is based on the 1959 novel Psycho by Robert Bloch as well as it's 1960 film adaptation (also called Psycho), directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

That same year she played a paranormal investigator named Lorraine Warren in the James Wan thriller The Conjuring. In the film, Vera and her husband's character Ed Warren become involved in the workings of a malevolent presence at the Perron farmhouse.

Body of work[edit | edit source]

Film[edit | edit source]

Film Year Role
Orphan 2009 Kate
The Conjuring 2013 Lorraine Warren

Television[edit | edit source]

Series Episode Role
Bates Motel First You Dream, Then You Die Norma Bates
Bates Motel Nice Town You Picked, Norma Norma Bates
Bates Motel What's Wrong with Norman Norma Bates
Bates Motel Trust Me Norma Bates
Bates Motel Ocean View Norma Bates
Bates Motel The Truth Norma Bates
Bates Motel The Man in Number 9 Norma Bates
Bates Motel A Boy and His Dog Norma Bates
Bates Motel Underwater Norman Bates
Bates Motel Midnight Norma Bates
Bates Motel Gone But Not Forgotten Norma Bates

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Other works[edit | edit source]

  • Vera Farmiga was a series regular on the crime drama program Touching Evil in which she played Detective Susan Branca.

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