Morena Baccarin

Brazilian actress

Morena Baccarin (born June 2, 1979) is a Brazilian actress. She is best known for her role as Inara Serra in the sci-fi television series Firefly and the movie Serenity. Morena was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Her father is of Italian descent. Her mother is Brazilian stage and television actress Vera Setta.

Morena Baccarin
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Morena Baccarin in 2016
Born (1979-06-02) June 2, 1979 (age 43)[1]
Notable work
Inara in Firefly and Serenity, Adria in Stargate SG-1
Height171 cm (5 ft 7 in)

When she was 10, Baccarin moved with her family to Greenwich Village, New York, in the United States. She later attended the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts (the High School in the movie Fame) before she studied theater at Juilliard.


  • When asked in an interview "if she's up for the role of Wonder Woman, " Baccarin replied: "I’m not going to say no to a superhero but it’s not up to me."[2]


  1. Morena Baccarin on IMDb
  2. Murray, Rebecca. "Morena Baccarin on "Serenity," Joss Whedon, and "Wonder Woman"". Retrieved 2006-08-01.

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