Morena Baccarin life and biography

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Morena Baccarin biography

Date of birth : 1979-06-02
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Nationality : Brazilian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-09-20
Credited as : actress, Firefly, Stargate SG-1

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Morena Baccarin is a Brazilian actress most widely known for roles in several American science fiction television shows: as Inara Serra in the series Firefly; as Adria in the series Stargate SG-1; and as Anna in the 2009 version of the series V.

Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her mother is Brazilian stage and TV actress Vera Setta, and her father is Italian journalist Fernando Baccarin. When she was 7, Baccarin moved with her family to Greenwich Village, New York, as her father was transferred to Globo TV's headquarters in the United States, working as editor. Baccarin attended Public School 41 and New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies, where she and Claire Danes were classmates. She later attended the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts before she entered the theater program at Juilliard.

When she was 10, Baccarin moved with her family to Greenwich Village, New York, in the United States. She later attended the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts (the high school featured in the movie Fame) before she entered the theater program at Juilliard. Wes Bentley was a classmate there.

Baccarin landed her first movie role in the improvised fashion world comedy Perfume (2001). This was followed by a lead role in the film festival hit Way Off Broadway (2001). Shortly before moving to Los Angeles, Baccarin appeared with Natalie Portman and understudied for her role in the acclaimed Central Park production of The Seagull. Firefly was Baccarin's first television show, and she reprised her role in the 2005 film Serenity.

In February 2005, Baccarin provided the voice for Black Canary in multiple episodes of the animated series Justice League Unlimited. She also guest starred in two episodes of the television series The O.C. in 2006.

In April 2006, it was announced that Morena would be playing the adult version of Adria, a recurring villain in the tenth season of Stargate SG-1. She first appeared in season 10 episode "Counterstrike" as adult Adria (the younger versions of Adria were previously played by other actresses). She appeared on the November 6, 2006, broadcast of How I Met Your Mother; Barney, whom she mistakenly calls "Swarley" (portrayed by Neil Patrick Harris), commented that her character had "crazy eyes." On December 22, 2006, she appeared in a supporting role as Lisa Cruz on "Justice," the FOX network television show. On February 16, 2007, she appeared in an episode of Las Vegas as Sara Samari. She was also in the movie Stargate: The Ark of Truth, reprising her role as Adria. Morena also was in the movie ``The Boy in the Box`` (2008).

In May 2009 Baccarin made her off-Broadway debut as a news reporter turned reality show host in Theresa Rebeck's media satire Our House at Playwrights Horizons in NYC.

She can currently be seen on the ABC sci fi drama "V" as Anna, leader of the the alien visitors.

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