|Date of Birth||January 1, 1952|
|Origin||Brooklyn, New York, USA|
Faracy was born in Brooklyn, New York. Some of her earliest notable roles was on 1979's Scavenger Hunt and When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?. She also played Judy in the 1983 television mini-series The Thorn Birds. She starred in the sitcom True Colors (1990–92), a series about an interracial marriage. She co-starred with John Candy and Dan Aykroyd in the 1988 comedy The Great Outdoors.
In 2006, she appeared on Grey's Anatomy. In late 2007, she played Amanda Tanen's mother on Ugly Betty. In 2010, she appeared in two episodes of Desperate Housewives as Miss Charlotte. In 2012, she appeared in one episode of Modern Family. In 2013, she played Nora James on Dog with a Blog, and she appeared on Friends with Better Lives and The Crazy Ones in 2014. In 2016, she has been cast on Devious Maids.