Meet Morena Baccarin, a Brazilian actress of Italian background whom you might remember as Inara Serra from the short-lived but popular Sci-Fi series Firefly. Morena is one of the most beautiful Brazilian ladies. See photos, video and a biography of Morena Baccarin here.

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Morena Baccarin

Morena has been selected as a member of the cast of the remake of ABC’s show “V”. The show first appeared in the 1980s and was mildly popular.

This TV series of the 80s was about aliens who were engaged in a conspiracy to takeover Earth. Baccarin has been cast in the role of the alien leader which was played by Jane Badler in the original series.

Apart from, Morena, another Firefly actor Alan Tudyk has also been selected for the new series.

Morena Baccarin Biography

As a biography, Morena Baccarin was born on June 2, 1979 in Rio de Janiero, Brazil so her age is 29. She moved to New York when she was 10 and attended New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies and Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts before being accepted into the theater program at Juilliard.

Baccarin appeared in first movie Perfume in 2001 and then worked in Way Off Broadway. She later on moved on to Los Angeles and worked in television. Her filmography includes Firefly, Justice League Unlimited, Serenity, Kitchen Confidential, The O.C., Sands of Oblivion, Las Vegas, Stargate: The Ark of Truth and Numb3rs.

Morena will be appearing in her first play, Theresa Rebeck’s satirical Our House in May 2009.

Check out more photos and a video of Morena Baccarin below.

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Morena Baccarin Photos

Morena Baccarin Video

Photos: Nikki Nelson/ Dimitri Halkidis