Anna Kendrick Facts

Anna Kendrick Facts
Anna Kendrick is an American actress who became famous for roles in films such as Twilight, Up in the Air, and Pitch Perfect. She was born Anna Cooke Kendrick on August 9, 1985, in Portland, Maine, to Janice Cooke and William Kendrick. Her mother is an accountant and her father is a history teacher. Anna grew up in Portland and attended Deering High School but was already auditioning for theater roles when she was a child. She was nominated for a Tony Award in 1998 for her role in the Broadway musical High Society. Her first on screen appearance was in the 2003 film Camp.
Interesting Anna Kendrick Facts:
Anna Kendrick's parents drove her on many occasions to New York City from Portland to audition for theater roles.
Anna Kendrick's older brother Michael Cooke Kendrick is also an actor.
When Anna was nominated for a Tony Award for the Broadway musical high society she was the third-youngest ever to be nominated for the award.
Anna Kendrick's film debut was in the movie Camp in 2003. She won an Independent Spirit Award for her acting.
The first big break on screen for Anna Kendrick came with her role in the 2008 movie Twilight in which she played Bella's friend. She also appeared in the sequels New Moon, released in 2009, and Eclipse, released in 2010.
In 2009 Anna Kendrick played Natalie in the movie Up in the Air, starring along with George Clooney.
Anna Kendrick was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in Up in the Air. She was also nominated for a Golden Globe for the same movie role.
Anna Kendrick recorded the song Cups for her role in Pitch Perfect in 2012. The song made it to No. 2 on Billboard's Adult pop chart.
Anna Kendrick appeared in the movie What to Expect When You're Expecting in 2012.
In 2012 Anna Kendrick appeared in End of Watch, a crime drama.
In 2014 Anna Kendrick appeared in three films that were featured at the Sundance Film Festival including Happy Christmas, The Voices, and Life After Beth.
Anna Kendrick played Cinderella in the 2014 movie Into the Woods, which also featured Meryl Streep, James Corden, Chris Pine, Johnny Depp, and Emily Blunt.
In 2015 Anna Kendrick appeared in the film Mr. Right with Sam Rockwell, in which she played the girlfriend of a man who turns out to be a hit man.
Anna Kendrick voiced Poppy in the animated film Trolls in 2016. She also starred in Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates and The Accountant in 2016.
Anna Kendrick starred in Pitch Perfect 3, released in 2017. She also starred in Table 19 the same year.
In 2016 Anna's memoir Scrappy Little Nobody was published.
Anna Kendrick dated Edgar Wright in 2009 until 2013. In 2014 she began dating Ben Richardson, after meeting him on the set of the movie Drinking Buddies.
Future movies Anna is set to act in include A Simple Favor, Noelle, and an untitled Chris Morris film.


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