June 2, 1979
41 years old
5 ft 7½ in | 171 cm
34-24-37 in | 86-61-94 cm
57 kg | 126 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Morena Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on June 2, 1979, is an Brazilian-American actress.
She moved with her family to Greenwich Village, New York, at the age of 7.
Young Morena Baccarin began her professional acting career in theater in the New York.
She became a part of theater program in the Drama Division's Group 29, at Juilliard School in Manhattan (1996–2000).
She served as Natalie Portman's understudy in the Central Park production of play "The Seagull" (2001).
She made her big screen debut in drama film Perfume (2001) in role as Monica.
Her breakthrough performance came as Inara Serra in space Western drama television series Firefly (2002–2003). She played same character in science fiction action movie Serenity (2005).
The Good House (2021) comedy drama in role as Rebecca McAllister, with Beverly D'Angelo and Sigourney Weaver
Tropico (2021) thriller in role as Lucia / Lea, opposite Pedro Pascal and Willem Dafoe
Last Looks (2021) action thriller in role as Lorena, with Charlie Hunnam and Mel Gibson
Greenland (2020) action thriller in role as Allison Garrity, opposite Gerard Butler and Roger Dale Floyd
Framing John DeLorean (2019) documentary biography drama in role as Cristina Ferrare, directed by Don Argott
Ode to Joy (2019) romantic comedy in role as Francesca, opposite Martin Freeman and Jake Lacy
She portrayed Vanessa in superhero film Deadpool (2016) and its sequel Deadpool 2 (2018).
Sands of Oblivion (2007) action adventure fantasy opposite Adam Baldwin and Victor Webster
Look Again (2011) crime mystery thriller in role as Allison
Back in the Day (2014) comedy opposite Michael Rosenbaum
Spy (2015) action comedy spy with Melissa McCarthy, Jason Statham and Rose Byrne
Stolen (2009) drama mystery thriller opposite Jon Hamm, Jessica Chastain and Rhona Mitra
Death in Love (2008) thriller with Jacqueline Bisset, Adam Brody and Josh Lucas
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for her role as Jessica Brody in spy thriller television series Homeland (2011–2013).
Still Life (2003-2004) drama television series in role as Maggie Jones
She voiced Dinah Laurel Lance / Black Canary in animated television series Justice League Unlimited (2005–2006).
She guest starred as Maya Griffin in Fox teen drama television series The O.C. (2006).
She played Adria in military science fiction adventure television series Stargate SG-1 (2006–2007) and in direct-to-video film Stargate: The Ark of Truth (2008).
V (2009–2011) ABC science fiction television series in role as Anna
She guest starred as Erica Flynn in CBS drama television series The Mentalist (2011-2014).
She portrayed Rachel in Lifetime miniseries The Red Tent (2014).
Gotham (2015-2019) crime drama television series in role as Dr. Leslie Thompkins
She had recurring voice role as Gideon in superhero television series The Flash (2014–2019).
A Series of Unfortunate Events (2019) Netflix black comedy drama series in role as Beatrice Baudelaire
She guest starred as Dr. Sofia Callas in Brazilian television series In Treatment (2019).
Attended Public School 41 and New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies.
Attended The Juilliard School in New York City.
Has Italian and Brazilian Portuguese ancestry.
She voiced Talia al Ghul in direct-to-video animated superhero film Son of Batman (2014).
Supports International Rescue Committee.
She voiced Corkie in animated film Elliot the Littlest Reindeer (2018).
She was married to film director Austin Chick (2009–2016), they have one son.
She started dating actor Ben McKenzie in 2015, the couple got married in 2017, they have one daughter.