15 Facts About Anna Chlumsky


Anna Chlumsky began acting as a child, and first became known for playing Vada Sultenfuss in the film My Girl and its sequel, My Girl 2.


Anna Chlumsky portrayed Amy Brookheimer on the HBO television series Veep, which earned her six nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, among other accolades.


Anna Chlumsky was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Nancy, a singer, actress, and former flight attendant, and Frank Anna Chlumsky Jr.


Anna Chlumsky entered show business at an early age, modeling with her mother in an advertising campaign, though her roles in My Girl and My Girl 2 brought her fame.


Anna Chlumsky starred in Trading Mom with Sissy Spacek, and in Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain with Christina Ricci.


Anna Chlumsky took a break from acting to attend the University of Chicago, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies in 2002.


Anna Chlumsky was in four episodes of the ABC dramedy Cupid in 2009.


Anna Chlumsky starred in the Off Broadway production of Unconditional by Brett C Leonard at The Public Theater, which opened in February 2008; it was produced by the LAByrinth Theater Company.


Anna Chlumsky starred in Lanford Wilson's Balm in Gilead in November 2005 at the American Theatre of Actors in New York City.


Anna Chlumsky plays Liza, a State Department assistant in the movie.


From 2012 to 2019, Anna Chlumsky played Amy Brookheimer, aide to Julia Louis-Dreyfus's character in HBO's Veep, produced by Iannucci.


Anna Chlumsky has appeared on Broadway in You Can't Take It with You, and beginning in April 2015 as editor Iris Peabody in the comedy Living on Love, with Renee Fleming, Jerry O'Connell and Douglas Sills.


In 2017, Anna Chlumsky appeared in the fourth season of AMC Networks' Halt and Catch Fire as Dr Katie Herman, the love interest of Gordon Clark.


In October 2019, Chlumsky was cast in a main role alongside Julia Garner in Shonda Rhimes' Netflix limited drama series Inventing Anna.


In October 2007, Anna Chlumsky announced her engagement to Army Reserve member Shaun So, who served a tour of duty in Afghanistan.