Morena Baccarin



  • Birth Place: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/02/1979, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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Morena Baccarin Fast Facts:
  • The daughter of popular Brazilian actor Vera Setta, Baccarin was born in her mother's home country, but raised in New York's Greenwich Village.
  • While attending Juilliard, served as Natalie Portman's understudy in a New York Shakespeare Festival production of The Seagull.
  • First feature-film role came in 2001 with the indie drama Perfume.
  • Made her TV debut as Inara Serra on Joss Whedon's cult sci-fi series Firefly (2002-03); reprised her role in the franchise's 2005 big-screen outing, Serenity.
  • Was cast as a transsexual in the unaired pilot of the television series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia in 2005.
  • Returned to series-regular work in 2007 with the role of Nurse Jessica Kivala on TNT medical drama Heartland.
  • Morena Baccarin Relationships:
  • Austin Chick - Husband
  • Vera Setta - Mother
  • Fernando Baccarin - Father
  • Julius - Son
  • Morena Baccarin Awards:
  • 2013 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2012 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended The Juilliard School, New York, New York, United States


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