1. Morena may have been born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; but the Homeland actress is actually of Italian descent.
2. Morena was born on June 2, 1979, making this Latina 34-years-old now. Happy birthday!
3. Morena moved to New York at the mere age of seven. She lived in Greenwich Village and went on to attend Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School Music and Performing Arts. She didn't stop there! She also got accepted to the theater program at Juilliard.