Taissa Farmiga is an American actress. Farmiga was born and raised in the Whitehouse Station area of Readington Township, New Jersey. She is the youngest of seven children born to Ukrainian American parents Lubomyra (née Spas), a schoolteacher, and Michael Farmiga, a systems analyst.
She made her film debut in the drama Higher Ground (2011), her television debut in the FX series American Horror Story: Murder House(2011), and her stage debut in the play Buried Child (2016). Farmiga has had leading roles in The Bling Ring(2013), Mindscape (2013), The Final Girls (2015), 6 Years (2015), and In a Valley of Violence (2016).