Place of Birth: Readington, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 17, 1994
Taissa Farmiga is an American actress.
She was born in Readington, New Jersey, the youngest of seven children of Ukrainian immigrants, Lubomyra (Spas), a schoolteacher, and Michael Farmiga, a computer systems analyst. Her father was raised in Argentina, before moving to the U.S. Her sister is actress Vera Farmiga. Her cousin is artist Adriana Farmiga.
Taissa’s maternal grandfather was Theodor Spas (the son of Alexander Spas and Anna Mycheilschyy).
Taissa’s maternal grandmother was Nadia Peletenciw/Pletenciw (1925-2014; the daughter of Alexander Pletenciw and Anna). Nadia was born in Debaltseve, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union.
Source: Obituary of Taissa’s maternal grandmother, Nadia (Peletenciw/Pletenciw) Spas – http://www.legacy.com
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