Vera Farmiga has made a splash in Hollywood ever since she made her on-screen debut in the 90s. Born to Ukrainian parents, she was bitten by the acting bug as a high schooler. Since then she has indulged in the arts, becoming a skilled dancer, pianist and of course, actress. As she turns 48 the Academy Award-nominated actress has a stunning career to look back on, where she has put up powerful performances on screen and stage. Here are just a few of them.