Laryssa Farmiga is better known as the sister of two successful actors Taissa Farmiga and Vera Farmiga. Her older sister Vera has a great career in the show business. She also got the nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her breakout role in the smash-hit movie Up in the Year.
Besides, the prominent actress also cares for her disabled sister Laryssa. What happened to her? Also, know about Farmiga’s parents; her mother is a CEO.
Let’s take a look at several things you didn’t know about her!
Who are Her Parents? Laryssa Farmiga Family
Farmiga is the daughter of Michael Farmiga and Luba Spas Farmiga. Her father is a former analyst who currently serves as a landscaper. On the other hand, her mother Luba is a CEO. She previously worked as a receptionist and a medical records manager at Whitehouse Station Family Medicine.
Furthermore, Luba spent a couple of years working as a bank officer at National Westminster Bank (1993-1995). As for her academic qualifications, the mother of seven children attended Union High School, Union, NJ, and later graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Kean University in New Jersey.
Her father is from a Whitehouse Station, an unincorporated community situated in Readington Township, in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. He still resides there with his family.
Talking more about Laryssa’s family, her maternal grandparents were Nadia and Theodor Spas. The two first acquainted with each other at a displaced person camp in Karlsfeld during World War II. Sadly, her grandma passed away a few days before her 89th birthday on Oct. 19, 2014, while her grandpa Theodor died in 1990.
Where is Laryssa From? Her Age and Ethical Background
Laryssa Miriam Farmiga was born in New Jersey, in the United States. Her age is 30 as of 2022. She grew up in her hometown New Jersey along with her six siblings.
Talking about her ethnicity, Farmiga is of Ukrainian descent and holds an American nationality.
What Happened to Vera Farmiga Sister?
Laryssa was born with spina bifida, a birth defect that starts in the early days of pregnancy where there is incomplete closing of the spine and the membranes around the spinal cord of the baby. She is differently able now. And her award-winning sister Vera cares for her.
Laryssa Farmiga Siblings
Farmiga was raised in a joint family that includes her six siblings too. She has three sisters named Taissa, Vera, Nadia Farmiga, and three brothers, Alexander, Victor, and Stephan Farmiga.
All of them share a close relationship with each other and often gather together to celebrate some family events. Besides, one of the Farmiga sisters, Nadia operates her own restaurant business with her husband Wilson.
Her Two Sisters Are Actors
Laryssa’s sister Vera is one of the most successful actresses in the entertainment industry with a number of acclaimed projects under her belt. She scored her first role in the drama-thriller Return to Paradise in 1998.
Farmiga grabbed popularity following her performance as a drug addict in the drama Down to the Bone in 2004. She gained further fame with a role in the drama film Nothing But the Truth along with Kate Beckinsale, Matt Dillon, and Angela Bassett.
Furthermore, the actress was nominated for the Academy Award after her role in the 2009 movie Up in the Air. The movie grossed around $166 million at the box office. Her other acclaimed projects include The Judge (2014), the monster movie Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019), and Annabelle Comes Home (2019) as well.
In addition to her big-screen projects, the actress has also worked on numerous TV projects. She portrayed Norma Louise Bates in the drama TV series Bates Motel (2013-17). Her performance in the series also brought her nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award.
Additionally, Farmiga appeared as a lawyer in the miniseries When They See Us and also got her second Primetime Emmy Award nomination for her role in the project.
Taissa Farmiga Bio
Like her older sister Vera, Taissa has also shared the same love for acting. She started her acting journey with a role in her sister’s directorial project Higher Ground in 2011. The same year, she made her first appearance in the FX series American Horror Story: Murder House.
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In addition, Farmiga has been credited for her work in projects like The Bling Ring, Apocalypse, The Final Girls, and more. As a matter of fact, she has also worked as a voice artist in some animated movies such as Justice League vs. Teen Titans (2016) and Justice League Dark: Apokolips War (2020).
Does Laryssa Farmiga Have a Boyfriend?
No, she isn’t dating anyone officially at present. And Laryssa never came out with her relationship to date, instead, she has remained quite secretive about her private life.
Farmiga Social Media
Laryssa is active on Facebook. But, we are yet to find out any other social media profiles like Twitter and Instagram that belong to Laryssa.