49 Facts About Anna Kendrick


Anna Cooke Kendrick was born on August 9,1985 and is an American actress.


Anna Kendrick's first starring role was in the 1998 Broadway musical High Society, for which she earned a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical.


Anna Kendrick made her film debut in the musical comedy Camp, and had a supporting role in The Twilight Saga.


Anna Kendrick achieved wider recognition for the comedy-drama film Up in the Air, which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and for her starring role in the Pitch Perfect film series.


Anna Kendrick has performed a voice role in the animated musical films Trolls and Trolls World Tour.


Anna Kendrick has sung on various soundtracks for her films, including the single "Cups" in 2012, as well as at events like the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors and the 2015 Academy Awards.


Anna Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine, on August 9,1985, the daughter of accountant Janice and history teacher William Anna Kendrick.


Anna Kendrick has an older brother who is an actor and appeared in the drama film Looking for an Echo.


Anna Kendrick started her career as a child, auditioning for theater productions in New York City.


Anna Kendrick's performance earned her a Theater World Award and nominations for Featured Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards and Tony Awards.


Anna Kendrick went on to a supporting role in the 2003 New York City Opera production of Stephen Sondheim's musical A Little Night Music.


Anna Kendrick made her film debut in the musical film Camp.


Anna Kendrick played an ambitious high school debater in Rocket Science, for which she earned a Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Supporting Female.


Anna Kendrick rose to prominence in 2008 for the fantasy romance Twilight, a major box-office hit based on Stephenie Meyer's 2005 novel of the same name; Anna Kendrick played Jessica Stanley, a friend of protagonist Bella Swan.


Anna Kendrick then starred alongside George Clooney in director Jason Reitman's Up in the Air.


In 2010, Anna Kendrick again portrayed Jessica Stanley in the Twilight saga's third installment, Eclipse.


Anna Kendrick has been a member of the Actors' Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences since 2010.


In 2012, Anna Kendrick featured as part of the ensemble cast of What to Expect When You're Expecting, loosely based on the pregnancy guide of the same name.


Anna Kendrick played Beca Mitchell, a rebellious college freshman who joins an a cappella group called the Barden Bellas and finds that her more modern approach to music clashes with the traditional approach of the group's leader.


In 2013, Anna Kendrick featured in the romantic comedy-drama Drinking Buddies, which received mostly positive reviews from critics, as well as the largely panned fantasy comedy Rapture-Palooza.


At the Sundance Film Festival in January 2014, Anna Kendrick was featured in three films.


Anna Kendrick played leading roles in the comedy-drama Happy Christmas and the horror comedy The Voices, which both received generally favorable reviews from critics, as well as a supporting role in the zombie comedy Life After Beth.


At the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2014, Anna Kendrick was featured in two films.


Anna Kendrick starred in the musical romance The Last Five Years, an adaptation of the off-Broadway musical of the same name.


Anna Kendrick played a supporting role in the comedy-drama Cake.


Anna Kendrick was next seen playing Cinderella in Disney's Into the Woods, director Rob Marshall's film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's musical of the same name.


Anna Kendrick competed in the first season of Lip Sync Battle against John Krasinski, one of the show's executive producers, in an episode aired in April 2015.


Anna Kendrick first performed "Steal My Girl" by One Direction, in which she jokingly revealed the object of her affection to be Krasinski's newlywed wife, Emily Blunt.


Anna Kendrick performed "Booty" by Jennifer Lopez, in which she makes a surprise appearance at the end of the song.


Anna Kendrick played a supporting role in Digging for Fire, which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and received a limited release in August of that year.


Anna Kendrick starred in the action comedy Mr Right, which premiered at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival and was released on April 8,2016.


Anna Kendrick starred in The Hollars, a comedy-drama directed by and starring John Krasinski, which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, and was theatrically released in August 2016.


Anna Kendrick was then seen in the coming-of-age film Get a Job, which received a limited release in March 2016 after being delayed since 2012.


Also in 2016, Anna Kendrick starred in the commercially successful comedy Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates, voiced Princess Poppy, the main character of the animated film Trolls, and co-starred in the action thriller The Accountant.


Anna Kendrick starred in Table 19, which was released March 3,2017.


Anna Kendrick again reprised the role of Beca Mitchell in Pitch Perfect 3, released on December 22,2017.


Also in September 2018, Anna Kendrick began appearing in a series of advertisements across a range of media for Hilton Hotels.


In 2019, Anna Kendrick co-starred in the satirical crime comedy The Day Shall Come and played the titular character in the Disney+ Christmas comedy Noelle.


Anna Kendrick voiced a character in the Facebook Watch adult animated comedy series Human Discoveries.


Anna Kendrick reprised her role as Poppy in the 2020 sequel Trolls World Tour.


Anna Kendrick starred in the Quibi comedy series Dummy, for which she served as executive producer.


Also in 2020, Anna Kendrick starred in the HBO Max romantic comedy anthology series Love Life, for which she additionally served as an executive producer.


Anna Kendrick appeared next as the lead in Stowaway, a science-fiction thriller which was released on April 22,2021.


Anna Kendrick starred in the films Alice, Darling and Self Reliance.


Anna Kendrick stopped attending church at the age of fourteen.


Anna Kendrick began dating English filmmaker Edgar Wright in 2009, after they met while filming Scott Pilgrim vs the World.


Anna Kendrick began dating English cinematographer Ben Richardson in February 2014, after they met while filming Drinking Buddies.


Anna Kendrick began dating actor Bill Hader in late 2020 or early 2021.


Anna Kendrick has said that her experience in an emotionally abusive relationship inspired her performance in Alice, Darling.