Taissa Farmiga

Taissa Farmiga (born August 17, 1994) is an American actress. She began her career on film in the drama Higher Ground (2011), and subsequently made her television debut in the FX series American Horror Story: Murder House (2011). Farmiga made her stage debut in the Off-Broadway revival of the drama play Buried Child (2016). She is the younger sister of actress, Vera Farmiga.

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Mindscape (2013)

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A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorge Dorado
CAST:  Mark Strong  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Brian Cox  •  Indira Varma

A man with the ability to enter peoples' memories takes on the case of a brilliant, troubled sixteen-year-old girl to determine whether she is a sociopath or a victim of trauma.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorge Dorado
CAST:  Mark Strong  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Brian Cox  •  Indira Varma

Jamesy Boy (2014)

Based on the true story of teenager James Burns who goes from a suburban street gang to a maximum-security prison cell surrounded by hardened criminals. He turns his life around in prison thanks to the unexpected friendship he forms with a convicted murderer who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Trevor White
CAST:  Spencer Lofranco  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  James Woods  •  Ving Rhames

Based on the true story of teenager James Burns who goes from a suburban street gang to a maximum-security prison cell surrounded by hardened criminals. He turns his life around in prison thanks to the unexpected friendship he forms with a convicted murderer who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Trevor White
CAST:  Spencer Lofranco  •  Mary-Louise Parker  •  James Woods  •  Ving Rhames

At Middleton (2013)

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Two parents fall in love over the course of a single day while playing hooky from their children's college tour.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Rodgers
CAST:  Vera Farmiga  •  Andy García  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Spencer Lofranco

Two parents fall in love over the course of a single day while playing hooky from their children's college tour.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Rodgers
CAST:  Vera Farmiga  •  Andy García  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Spencer Lofranco

The Bling Ring (2013)

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Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use use the Internet to track the whereabouts of famous celebrities, then rob their homes of riches.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Emma Watson  •  Israel Broussard  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Katie Chang

Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use use the Internet to track the whereabouts of famous celebrities, then rob their homes of riches.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sofia Coppola
CAST:  Emma Watson  •  Israel Broussard  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Katie Chang

Higher Ground (2011)

Vera Farmiga's directorial debut, HIGHER GROUND, depicts the landscape of a tight-knit spiritual community thrown off-kilter when one of their own begins to question her faith. Inspired by screenwriter Carolyn S. Briggs' memoir This Dark World, the film tells the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vera Farmiga
CAST:  Vera Farmiga  •  Donna Murphy  •  Dagmara Domińczyk  •  John Hawkes

Vera Farmiga's directorial debut, HIGHER GROUND, depicts the landscape of a tight-knit spiritual community thrown off-kilter when one of their own begins to question her faith. Inspired by screenwriter Carolyn S. Briggs' memoir This Dark World, the film tells the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vera Farmiga
CAST:  Vera Farmiga  •  Donna Murphy  •  Dagmara Domińczyk  •  John Hawkes

Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (2017)

Tara Markov is a girl who has power over earth and stone; she is also more than she seems. Is the newest Teen Titan an ally or a threat? And what are the mercenary Deathstroke's plans for the Titans?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Liu
CAST:  Stuart Allan  •  Jake T. Austin  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Christina Ricci

Tara Markov is a girl who has power over earth and stone; she is also more than she seems. Is the newest Teen Titan an ally or a threat? And what are the mercenary Deathstroke's plans for the Titans?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Liu
CAST:  Stuart Allan  •  Jake T. Austin  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Christina Ricci

The Final Girls (2015)

A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Strauss-Schulson
CAST:  Taissa Farmiga  •  Malin Åkerman  •  Nina Dobrev  •  Alexander Ludwig

A young woman grieving the loss of her mother, a famous scream queen from the 1980s, finds herself pulled into the world of her mom's most famous movie. Reunited, the women must fight off the film's maniacal killer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Todd Strauss-Schulson
CAST:  Taissa Farmiga  •  Malin Åkerman  •  Nina Dobrev  •  Alexander Ludwig

Rules Don't Apply (2016)

It's Hollywood, 1958. Small town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey, under contract to the infamous Howard Hughes, arrives in Los Angeles. At the airport, she meets her driver Frank Forbes, who is engaged to be married to his seventh grade ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Warren Beatty
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Alden Ehrenreich  •  Lily Collins  •  Taissa Farmiga

It's Hollywood, 1958. Small town beauty queen and devout Baptist virgin Marla Mabrey, under contract to the infamous Howard Hughes, arrives in Los Angeles. At the airport, she meets her driver Frank Forbes, who is engaged to be married to his seventh grade ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Warren Beatty
CAST:  Warren Beatty  •  Alden Ehrenreich  •  Lily Collins  •  Taissa Farmiga

In a Valley of Violence (2016)

The story of a drifter named Paul who arrives in a small town seeking revenge on the thugs who murdered his friend. Sisters Mary Anne and Ellen, who run the town's hotel, help Paul in his quest for vengeance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ti West
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  James Ransone  •  Karen Gillan

The story of a drifter named Paul who arrives in a small town seeking revenge on the thugs who murdered his friend. Sisters Mary Anne and Ellen, who run the town's hotel, help Paul in his quest for vengeance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ti West
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  James Ransone  •  Karen Gillan

6 Years (2015)

A young couple bound by a seemingly ideal love, begins to unravel as unexpected opportunities spin them down a volatile and violent path and threaten the future they had always imagined.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hannah Fidell
CAST:  Taissa Farmiga  •  Ben Rosenfield  •  Lindsay Burdge  •  Joshua Leonard

A young couple bound by a seemingly ideal love, begins to unravel as unexpected opportunities spin them down a volatile and violent path and threaten the future they had always imagined.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hannah Fidell
CAST:  Taissa Farmiga  •  Ben Rosenfield  •  Lindsay Burdge  •  Joshua Leonard

Share (2015)

A 15-year-old girl returns to school after an explicit video of her goes viral.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pippa Bianco
CAST:  Taissa Farmiga  •  Keir Gilchrist  •  Andre Royo  •  Madisen Beaty

A 15-year-old girl returns to school after an explicit video of her goes viral.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pippa Bianco
CAST:  Taissa Farmiga  •  Keir Gilchrist  •  Andre Royo  •  Madisen Beaty

The Long Dumb Road (2018)

Two guys serendipitously meet at a time when they both find themselves at personal crossroads and decide to embark on an unplanned road trip across the American Southwest.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hannah Fidell
CAST:  Tony Revolori  •  Jason Mantzoukas  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Grace Gummer

Two guys serendipitously meet at a time when they both find themselves at personal crossroads and decide to embark on an unplanned road trip across the American Southwest.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hannah Fidell
CAST:  Tony Revolori  •  Jason Mantzoukas  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Grace Gummer

We Have Always Lived in the Castle (2019)

In Shirleyville, Vermont, during the sixties, sisters Merricat and Constance, along with their ailing uncle Julian, confined to a wheelchair, live isolated in a big mansion located on the hill overlooking the town, tormented by the memories of a family tragedy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stacie Passon
CAST:  Taissa Farmiga  •  Sebastian Stan  •  Alexandra Daddario  •  Crispin Glover

In Shirleyville, Vermont, during the sixties, sisters Merricat and Constance, along with their ailing uncle Julian, confined to a wheelchair, live isolated in a big mansion located on the hill overlooking the town, tormented by the memories of a family tragedy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stacie Passon
CAST:  Taissa Farmiga  •  Sebastian Stan  •  Alexandra Daddario  •  Crispin Glover

The Nun (2018)

When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking not only their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Corin Hardy
CAST:  Bonnie Aarons  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Demián Bichir  •  Jonas Bloquet

When a young nun at a cloistered abbey in Romania takes her own life, a priest with a haunted past and a novitiate on the threshold of her final vows are sent by the Vatican to investigate. Together they uncover the order’s unholy secret. Risking not only their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Corin Hardy
CAST:  Bonnie Aarons  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Demián Bichir  •  Jonas Bloquet

What They Had (2018)

A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elizabeth Chomko
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  Michael Shannon  •  Robert Forster  •  Blythe Danner

A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elizabeth Chomko
CAST:  Hilary Swank  •  Michael Shannon  •  Robert Forster  •  Blythe Danner

The Mule (2018)

Earl Stone, a man in his eighties, is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he's just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does so well ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Bradley Cooper  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Michael Peña

Earl Stone, a man in his eighties, is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he's just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does so well ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clint Eastwood
CAST:  Clint Eastwood  •  Bradley Cooper  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Michael Peña

Behind the Fright: The Making of American Horror Story (2012)

In this video-short go behind the scenes with the cast of "American Horror Story" on how the show is made.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Lerner
CAST:  Alexandra Breckenridge  •  Connie Britton  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Jessica Lange

In this video-short go behind the scenes with the cast of "American Horror Story" on how the show is made.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Lerner
CAST:  Alexandra Breckenridge  •  Connie Britton  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Jessica Lange

Buried Child (2016)

Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play in a production by The New Group, directed by Scott Elliott. Dodge (Ed Harris) and Halie (Amy Madigan) try to hang on to their farmland and their sanity while caring for their two wayward grown sons (Rich Sommer and Paul ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Horn  •  Scott Elliott
CAST:  Taissa Farmiga  •  Ed Harris  •  Amy Madigan  •  Larry Pine

Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play in a production by The New Group, directed by Scott Elliott. Dodge (Ed Harris) and Halie (Amy Madigan) try to hang on to their farmland and their sanity while caring for their two wayward grown sons (Rich Sommer and Paul ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Horn  •  Scott Elliott
CAST:  Taissa Farmiga  •  Ed Harris  •  Amy Madigan  •  Larry Pine

Justice League Dark: Apokolips War (2020)

Earth is decimated after intergalactic tyrant Darkseid has devastated the Justice League in a poorly executed war by the DC Super Heroes. Now the remaining bastions of good – the Justice League, Teen Titans, Suicide Squad and assorted others – must regroup, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Peters  •  Christina Sotta
CAST:  Matt Ryan  •  Jerry O'Connell  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Jason O'Mara

Earth is decimated after intergalactic tyrant Darkseid has devastated the Justice League in a poorly executed war by the DC Super Heroes. Now the remaining bastions of good – the Justice League, Teen Titans, Suicide Squad and assorted others – must regroup, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Matt Peters  •  Christina Sotta
CAST:  Matt Ryan  •  Jerry O'Connell  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Jason O'Mara

John and the Hole (2021)

While exploring the neighboring woods, 13-year-old John discovers an unfinished bunker — a deep hole in the ground. Seemingly without provocation, he drugs his affluent parents and older sister and drags their unconscious bodies into the bunker, where he holds them ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pascual Sisto
CAST:  Charlie Shotwell  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Lucien Spelman  •  Michael C. Hall

While exploring the neighboring woods, 13-year-old John discovers an unfinished bunker — a deep hole in the ground. Seemingly without provocation, he drugs his affluent parents and older sister and drags their unconscious bodies into the bunker, where he holds them ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pascual Sisto
CAST:  Charlie Shotwell  •  Taissa Farmiga  •  Lucien Spelman  •  Michael C. Hall
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