Who: Vera, an accomplished American actress and film director. She is currently starring in the TV series Bates Motel as Norma Louise Bates.
Why: Her spectacular rendition of Lorraine Warren in The Conjuring (2013)
Born: Vera Ann Farmiga in Clifton, NJ, on August 6, 1973
Husband: Renn Hawkey married in 2008
Great Contributions: Joshua (2007); Orphan (2009); The Conjuring (2013); The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist (2016)