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Morena Silva de Vaz Setta Baccarin, more known as Morena Baccarin, is a Brazilian-American actress who plays Beatrice Baudelaire in Netflix's A Series of Unfortunate Events.

Biography

Morena Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to actress Vera Setta and journalist Fernando Baccarin. Her uncle was actor Ivan Setta. Morena has Italian and Brazilian Portuguese ancestry. She moved to New York at the age of 10, when her father was transferred there. She attended the LaGuardia High School of Music and Performing Arts and then the Juilliard School.

Staying in New York she, worked in the theater - notably in the Central Park production of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull" where she was also Natalie Portman's understudy - and appeared in several movies.

After making Roger Dodger (2002) she moved to Los Angeles where she came to the attention of Joss Whedon who cast her in his short-lived cult sci-fi show Firefly (2002). Since then she has rarely been off our TV screens.[1]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Perfume Monica
2001 Way Off Broadway Rebecca
2002 Roger Dodger Girl in Bar
2004 It's Always Sunny on TV Carmen
2005 Serenity Inara Serra
2007 Sands of Oblivion Alice Carter
2008 Death in Love Beautiful Woman
2008 Stargate: The Ark of Truth Adira
2008 T Takes: Room 111 The Guest in Room 111 Short
2008 T Takes: Morena Baccarin The Guest in Room 111 Short
2009 Stolen Rose Montgomery
2011 Look Again Allison
2014 Back in the Day Laurie Miller
2014 Son of Batman Talia al Ghul
2014 Warriors Tory
2015 Spy Karen Walker
2016 Batman: Bad Blood Talia al Ghul
2016 Deadpool Vanessa
2018 Deadpool 2 Vanessa
2018 Elliot the Littlest Reindeer Corkie
2019 Ode to Joy Francesca
2019 Framing John DeLorean Cristina Ferrare
2019 To Your Last Death Gamemaster Voice
2020 Waldo Lorena
The Good House Rebecca McAllister
Greenland
2020 Tropico Lucia / Lea

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2002-2003 Firefly Inara Serra
2003-2004 Still Life Maggie Jones
2005-2006 Justice League Unlimited Black Canary / Dinah Lance / Edgar Mandragora
2006 The O.C. Maya Griffin
2006 Kitchen Confidential Gia One Episode
2006 How I Met Your Mother Chloe One Episode
2006 Justice Lisa Cruz One Episode
2007 Las Vegas Sara Samari One Episode
2006-2007 Stargate SG-1 Adira
2007 Heartland Nurse Jessica Kivala
2008 Dirt Claire Leland One Episode
2008 Numb3rs Lynn Potter One Episode
2009 Medium Brooke Hoyt One Episode
2010 The Deep End Beth Bancroft One Episode
2009-2011 V Anna
2011 Batman: The Brave and the Bold Cheetah One Episode
2012-2013 The Good Wife Isobel Swift
2011-2013 Homeland Jessica Brody
2014 The Red Tent Leah / Rachel
2011-2014 The Mentalist Erica Flynn
2019 A Series of Unfortunate Events Beatrice Baudelaire
2015-2019 Gotham Leslie Thompkins
2019 In Treatment Sofia Callas One Episode
2014-2019 The Flash Gideon
Home Invasion Casie

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Behind the Scenes

Sources

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