Morena Baccarin

Morena Baccarin - Biography, Profile, Facts, and Career
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Morena Baccarin debuted as an actress for the fashion-comedy movie, Perfume, in 2001.

During that year, she also was trusted to play as the main character for another 2001 movie, Way Off Broadway.

One year later, this Gemini actress appeared in the science-fiction series for the first time, Firefly (2002), and played a character as Inara Serra.

Followed by her previous role in that year, Morena then came back in 2005, by acting in the movie Serenity.

Her career breakthrough as the “superhero actress” began when she became a voice dubber as Black Canary in Justice League Unlimited (2005), an animated series by Cartoon Network.

After that, she became a guest star for the series How I Met Your Mother (2006) for the 7th episode in its second season.

One year later, Morena got some public attention by appearing in the 2006 series, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, as Carmen, a transgender woman.

She then got more popularity after getting a role as Adria, the villain of Stargate SG-1 (2006), which was followed by the movie version, Stargate: The Ark of Truth (2008).

Morena came back to the television series after starring in V (2009) and Homeland (2011).

For her role in those series, she successfully got some nominations from various awards, such as Primetime Emmy Awards.

Later, she rose to stardom after acting in the 2015 movie, Spy, and became Vanessa Carlysle in Deadpool (2016) and also Deadpool 2 (2018) with Ryan Reynolds.

She then continued her acting career by appearing in The Twilight Zone (2020), Home Invasion (2021), and The Endgame (2022).

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Profile

  • Real Name: Morena Silva de Vaz Setta Baccarin
  • Stage Name: Morena Baccarin
  • Nickname: Morena
  • Birthday: June 2, 1979
  • Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Zodiac Sign: Gemini
  • Nationality: Brazilian
  • Height: 171 cm (5’7″)
  • Weight: –
  • Blood Type: –
  • Religion: –
  • Profession: Actress, Model
  • Education: Public School 41, New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies, Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, Juilliard School
  • Hobbies: Watching random movies
  • Parents: Fernando Baccarin (father), Vera Setta (mother)
  • Siblings: Tauã Baccarin (brother)
  • Husband: Ben McKenzie (Married 2017), Austin Chick (Married 2011–2016)
  • Children: Frances Laiz Setta Schenkkan, Julius Chick, Arthur
  • Facebook: Morena Baccarin Official
  • Twitter: @missmorenab
  • Instagram: @morenabaccarin
  • TikTok: –
  • YouTube: –

Facts  

  • Her father, Fernand Baccarin, is a journalist.
  • Morena has Italian, Lebanese, and Portuguese descent.
  • Her grand-uncle is a theatre director in Brazil.
  • Morena moved to New York with her family when she was 7 years old.
  • She was a classmate for Claire Danes, her co-star in Homeland.
  • Actually, Morena always wants to be a Bond girl.
  • Her mother really supports her acting career so much.
  • Morena is a very competitive person.
  • She is surrounded by an artistic family.
  • She once became an understudy of Natalie Portman.
  • When she acted in Deadpool, she had self-conscious about being almost completely nude.
  • She is fluent in speaking English and Brazilian.
  • She loves watching random movies.
  • Morena doesn’t really like wearing makeup.
  • Modern Family is her favorite TV series.
  • Her ideal type is…

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Movies

  • Last Looks (2022), as Lorena Nascimento
  • The Good House (2021), as Rebecca McAllister
  • To Your Last Death (2020), as Gamemaster (voice)
  • Greenland (2020), as Allison Garrity
  • Ode to Joy (2019), as Fransesca
  • Framing John DeLorean (2019), as Cristina Ferrare
  • Deadpool 2 (2018), as Vanessa Carlysle
  • Deadpool (2016), as Vanessa Carlysle
  • Batman: Bad Blood (2016), as Talia al Ghul (voice)
  • Spy (2015), as Karen Walker
  • Son of Batman (2014), as Talia al Ghul (voice)
  • Back in the Day (2014), as Lori
  • Look Again (2011), as Allison
  • Stolen (2009), as Rose Montgomery
  • Stargate: The Ark of Truth (2008), as Adria
  • Death in Love (2008), as beautiful woman
  • Sands of Oblivion (2007), as Prof. Alice Carter
  • Serenity (2005), as Inara Serra
  • Roger Dodger (2002), as girl in bar
  • Way Off Broadway (2001), as Rebecca
  • Perfume (2001), as Monica

TV Series

  • The Endgame (NBC | 2022), as Elena Federova
  • The Twilight Zone (CBS All Access | 2020), as Michelle Weaver / Phineas Lowell
  • Sessão de Terapia (GNT | 2019), as Dr. Sofia Callas
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events (Netflix | 2019), as Beatrice Baudelaire
  • Gotham (Fox | 2015-2019), as Leslie Thompkins
  • The Flash (The CW | 2014-2021), as Gideon (voice)
  • The Red Tent (Lifetime | 2014), as Rachel
  • The Good Wife (CBS | 2012-2013), as Isobel Swift
  • Homeland (Showtime | 2011-2013), as Jessica Brody
  • The Mentalist (CBS | 2011-2014), as Erica Flynn
  • Batman: The Brave and the Bold (Cartoon Network | 2011), as Cheetah (voice)
  • The Deep End (ABC | 2010), as Beth Bancroft
  • V (ABC | 2010), as Anna
  • Medium (NBC | 2009), as Brooke Hoyt
  • Numb3rs (CBS | 2008), as Lynn Potter
  • Dirt (FX | 2008), as Claire Leland
  • Sands of Oblivion (Sci-Fi Channel | 2007), as Alice Carter
  • Heartland (TNT | 2007), as Nurse Jessica Kivala
  • Las Vegas (NBC | 2007), as Sara Samari
  • Stargate SG-1 (Showtime | 2006-2007), as Adria
  • Kitchen Confidential (Fox | 2006), as Gia
  • Justice (Fox | 2006), as Lisa Cruz
  • How I Met Your Mother (CBS | 2006), as Chloe
  • The O.C. (Fox | 2006), as Maya Griffin
  • Justice League Unlimited (Cartoon Network | 2005-2006), as Dinah Laurel Lance / Black Canary (voice)
  • It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX | 2005), as Carmen
  • Firefly (Fox | 2002-2003), as Inara Serra

Nominations

  • MTV Movie Awards 2016 – Best Female Performance – Deadpool
  • Teen Choice Awards 2016 – Choice Movie Actress: Action – Deadpool
  • Screen Actors Guild Award 2013 – Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series – Homeland
  • Primetime Emmy Award 2013 – Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Homeland
  • Saturn Award 2011 – Best Supporting Actress on Television – V

Morena Baccarin is one of the most influential Hollywood actresses in the entertainment industry. She is brave, hard-worker, and humble.

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