Taissa Farmiga

Born           :  August 17, 1994 New Jersey
Occupation :  Actress

Personal Life

Taissa Farmiga born August 17, 1994 is an American actress, best known for her roles as Violet Harmon in the FX television series American Horror Story and young Corinne in the film Higher Ground.

Farmiga initially had no ambitions to become an actress, but was persuaded to appear in sister Vera Farmiga's directing debut, Higher Ground, playing the 16-year-old version of her sister's character. After her performance in the film was acclaimed at the Sundance Film Festival, she decided to pursue an acting career.  In 2012, she joined the cast of Sofia Coppola's Bling Ring, as well as the indie Jamesy Boy.

Farmiga is the youngest of seven children, the daughter of Ukrainian immigrants Mykhailo, a computer-systems analyst, and Ljuba Farmiga, a schoolteacher. Her older sister is Oscar-nominated actress Vera Farmiga. She was born and raised in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey. She attended public school until the fourth grade when she began homeschooling. Farmiga speaks fluent Ukrainian.

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