She was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to her parents of Italian descent. Her father is a journalist, while her mother is an actress. At age seven, her family migrated to New York where her destiny to become a famous actress slowly began to take shape. She and future costar Claire Danes were classmates at the New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies. She then attended a high school for music, art, and performing arts. In college, she entered the theater program at the Juilliard School. Since 2001, she had played numerous roles, both in film (Perfume, Way Off Broadway, Serenity, Stargate
) and television (Firefly, Still Life, Heartland). She currently plays the role of Jessica Brody in "Homeland," for which she received an Emmy nomination. This exquisite and stunning actress is the new image model for Hearts on Fire: Morena Baccarin
and Hearts on Fire—a perfect fusion of elegance, charm, and classic sophistication.
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