Morena Baccarin – Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Nickname Morena
Gender Female
Age 44 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth June 2, 1979
Real Name Morena Baccarin
Profession Actress
Nationality Brazilian
Birthplace Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Religion Judaism
Zodiac Sign Gemini

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 34-24-37 inches
Bodytype Hourglass
Height 5 feet 7 inches (1.71 m)
Weight 56 kg (123 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Hobbies Cooking, Watching TV

Morena Baccarin was born on 2nd June, 1979 in Rio de Janeiro. She is an American-Brazilian Television and Film actress. Morena shifted to Greenwich Village, New York, along with her family, when she was 7 years of age because of transfer orders of her dad to fill in as an editing proofreader at Globo Television Headquarters.

Morena Baccarin went to New York City Lab School, and Public School 41 in order to undertake Collaborative Studies, alongside renowned future TV actress Claire Danes. Morena, further got training in Music and Arts at the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. Later she performed the theatre show alongside Drama Division’s Group 29 at the Juilliard School.

In 2001, Morena Baccarin made a debut in the extemporize comic satire movie Perfume. Later, it was trailed by a driving performance in the film Way Off Broadway. In 2002, Morena performed for the first time in the Television Drama Series as Inara Serra in the sci-fi drama arrangement Firefly, however, in 2005, she repeated her character performance in the movie Serenity.

Morena Baccarin lends her voice for the character of Black Canary in the vivified TV arrangement Justice League Unlimited in February 2005. In 2006, Morena additionally featured in the TV drama arrangement The O.C. in a guest performance in its various episodes. Morena Baccarin played the role of Carmen, who was the transgender lady in the TV series It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. Later, she portrayed the character of the grown-up miscreant Adria in the series Stargate SG-1 in April 2006.

In New York City, Morena Baccarin depicts in  TV parodic series Our House at Playwrights Horizons co-ordinated by Theresa Rebeck in May 2009. In a redo of 1984 TV series, V, she played the prominent character of Anna, who was the pioneer of the outside aliens, aired on ABC channel in 2009. The same year, Morena Baccarin participated in the Showtime TV series arrangement Homeland, that earned her huge acclaim as the tangled spouse of a former detainee of war.

In 2015, Morena Baccarin showed up as an agent Karen Walker in the thrilling parody Spy along with Melissa McCarthy. Further, Morena Baccarin portrayed a depicting role of Vanessa Carlisle in the super-hit picture Deadpool along with Ryan Reynolds.


Morena Baccarin Education

School: The Juilliard School (1996–2000)
Professional Performing Arts School

College: New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies
Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School

Morena Baccarin Career

Profession: Actress

Known For: Famous for starring in Firefly tv show


Film Debut: Perfume (2005)

Perfume (2005)
movie poster

TV Show: Firefly (2002)

Firefly (2002)
TV Show poster

Net Worth: USD $8 million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Fernando Baccarin (Journalist)

Mother: Vera Setta (Actress)

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Ben McKenzie (m. 2017)

Ben McKenzie
Morena Baccarin with her husband

No. of Children: 2

Son: Julius Chick

Daughter: Frances Laiz Setta Schenkkan

Past Relationships:

Austin Chick (m. 2011–2016)

Austin Chick
Morena Baccarin with her ex-husband

Facts You Never Knew About Morena Baccarin

  • Morena Baccarin pertains to Italian ancestry.
  • She is the little girl of Fernando Baccarin, who is a journalist, and Vera Setta who is an actress.
  • In Italian, and Portuguese dialects, the meaning of her name Morena, signifies dark-haired or darker tone.
  • Morena Baccarin was classmates with famous actress Claire Danes during her early school days.
  • Morena’s extravagant execution in the Homeland TV series rewarded her as being nominated for the Outstanding Supporting Actress at the Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony on July 18, 2013.
  • In November 2016, Morena Baccarin engaged to the renowned actor Ben McKenzie. Later, on June 2, 2017, they both married in Brooklyn, New York City. It was her second marriage.

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Who is Morena Baccarin?

Morena Baccarin is a Brazilian actress, born on 02 June, 1979 in Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

How old is Morena Baccarin?

Morena Baccarin is 44 years old as of February 2024.

How tall is Morena Baccarin?

Morena Baccarin is 5 feet 7 inches (1.71 m).

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