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Anna Faris

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Anna Kay Faris (born November 29, 1976 height 5' 4" (1,63 m)) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her comedic roles in the Scary Movie film series, Lost in Translation, The House Bunny, Brokeback Mountain, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Yogi Bear, What's Your Number?, The Dictator, and I Give It a Year. Anna Kay Farisborn November 29, 1976) is an American actress and singer. She is known for her comedic roles in the Scary Movie film series, Lost in Translation, The House Bunny, Brokeback Mountain, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Yogi Bear, What's Your Number?, The Dictator, and I Give It a Year. Early life Faris was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Her family moved to Edmonds, Washington when she was six years old Her father, Jack, was a sociologist who worked at the University of Washington as a vice president of internal communicationsand later headed the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association, and her mother, Karen, was a special education teacher at Seaview Elementary School in Edmonds. Faris has an older brother, Robert, who is also a sociologist and a professor at the University of California, Davis. Her parents encouraged her to pursue acting when she was young, and she gave her first professional acting performance at the age of 9 in a three-month run of Arthur Miller's one-act play Danger: Memory! at the Seattle Repertory Theater. She went on to play Scout in a production of To Kill a Mockingbird at the Issaquah, Washington, Village Theatre, and played the title character in Heidi and Rebecca in Our Town. While attending Edmonds-Woodway High School, Faris appeared in a frozen-yogurt TV commercial. After graduating from high school in 1994, Faris attended the University of Washington and earned a degree in English literature.Around this time, "my third or fourth job was a training video for Red Robin, which is a burger chain out West. I play, like, the perfect hostess. And I think they still use it," she said in May 2012. Personal life While filming Lovers Lane in London, Faris met her first husband, Ben Indra. They began dating in that year and were married in June 2004, but they divorced in April 2007, citing irreconcilable differences.As part of their divorce agreement, which was finalized in February 2008, Faris agreed to pay Indra $900,000 in addition to other property and acting royalties. Faris met her second husband, actor Chris Pratt, on the set of Take Me Home Tonight. They became engaged in January, and married on July 9, 2009 in a small ceremony in Bali. The couple has a baby boy named Jack.


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Born:
Nov 29, 1976 In Baltimore - Maryland - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
45
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Movie Keanu 2016-04-21
Known For
Poster of What's Your Number?
Poster of Observe and Report
Poster of Smiley Face
Poster of Southern Belles
Filmography
Movie Keanu Herself (uncredited) 2016-04-21
Movie Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip Jeanette (voice) 2015-12-17
Movie 22 Jump Street Anna (30 Jump Street: Flight Academy) 2014-06-05
Movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Sam Sparks (voice) 2013-09-26
Series Mom Christy 2013-09-23
Movie I Give It a Year Chloe 2013-02-08
Movie Movie 43 Vanessa (segment "The Proposition") 2013-01-01
Movie The Dictator Zoey 2012-05-15
Movie Take Me Home Tonight Wendy Franklin 2011-03-04
Movie What's Your Number? Ally Darling 2011-09-30
Movie Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Jeanette (voice) 2011-12-14
Movie Yogi Bear Rachel 2010-12-11
Movie Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Jeanette (voice) 2009-12-21
Movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sam Sparks (voice) 2009-09-17
Movie Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel Cassie 2009-04-24
Movie Observe and Report Brandi 2009-04-10
Movie The Spleenectomy Danielle / Dr. Fields 2008-10-14
Movie The House Bunny Shelley 2008-08-22
Movie Mama's Boy Nora Flannigan 2007-12-14
Movie Smiley Face Jane F. 2007-01-21
Movie Guilty Hearts Jane Conelly 2006-01-01
Movie Scary Movie 4 Cindy 2006-04-13
Movie My Super Ex-Girlfriend Hannah 2006-06-20
Movie Just Friends Samantha James 2005-11-23
Movie Waiting... Serena 2005-10-07
Movie Brokeback Mountain LaShawn 2005-09-02
Movie Southern Belles Belle Scott 2005-01-01
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Series Entourage Unknown 2004-07-18
Movie Making 'Scary Movie 3' Himself 2004-01-01
Series The New Tom Green Show Unknown 2003-06-23
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Lost in Translation Kelly 2003-08-31
Movie Scary Movie 3 Cindy Campbell 2003-10-24
Movie The Hot Chick April 2002-12-13
Movie May Polly 2002-01-13
Movie Scary Movie 2 Cindy Campbell 2001-07-04
Movie Scary Movie Cindy Campbell 2000-07-07
Movie Lovers Lane Jannelle Bay 2000-01-01
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Series King of the Hill Unknown 1997-01-12
Movie Eden Dithy 1996-01-01
Series MADtv Unknown 1995-10-14
Series Friends Erica 1994-09-22
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11