Anna Faris


Biography

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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.


2018Overboard as Kate
2017The Emoji Movie as Jailbreak (voice)
2016Chelsea as Herself
2016Keanu as Herself (uncredited)
2015Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip as Jeanette (voice)
2015The Late Late Show with James Corden as Herself
201422 Jump Street as Anna (30 Jump Street: Flight Academy)
2014Steve's First Bath as Sam Sparks
2013Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 as Sam Sparks (voice)
2013Mom as Christy Jolene Plunkett
2013I Give It a Year as Chloe
2013Movie 43 as Vanessa (segment "The Proposition")
2012The Dictator as Zoey
2011Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked as Jeanette (voice)
2011What's Your Number? as Ally Darling
2011Take Me Home Tonight as Wendy Franklin
2010Yogi Bear as Rachel
2009Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel as Jeanette (voice)
2009Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs as Sam Sparks (voice)
2009Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel as Cassie
2009Observe and Report as Brandi
2008The Spleenectomy as Danielle / Dr. Fields
2008The House Bunny as Shelley
2007Mama's Boy as Nora Flannigan
2007Smiley Face as Jane F.
2006My Super Ex-Girlfriend as Hannah
2006Scary Movie 4 as Cindy
2006Guilty Hearts as Jane Conelly
2005Just Friends as Samantha James
2005Waiting... as Serena
2005Brokeback Mountain as LaShawn
2005Southern Belles as Belle Scott
2004The Tony Danza Show as
2004Entourage as
2004Making 'Scary Movie 3' as Himself
2003Scary Movie 3 as Cindy Campbell
2003Lost in Translation as Kelly
2003The New Tom Green Show as
2003Jimmy Kimmel Live! as
2002The Hot Chick as April
2002May as Polly
2001Scary Movie 2 as Cindy Campbell
2000Scary Movie as Cindy Campbell
2000Lovers Lane as Jannelle Bay
1997The View as
1997King of the Hill as
1996Eden as Dithy
1995MADtv as
1994Friends as Erica
1975Saturday Night Live as
2018Overboard as Kate
2017The Emoji Movie as Jailbreak (voice)
2016Chelsea as Herself
2016Keanu as Herself (uncredited)
2015Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip as Jeanette (voice)
2015The Late Late Show with James Corden as Herself
201422 Jump Street as Anna (30 Jump Street: Flight Academy)
2014Steve's First Bath as Sam Sparks
2013Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 as Sam Sparks (voice)
2013Mom as Christy Jolene Plunkett
2013I Give It a Year as Chloe
2013Movie 43 as Vanessa (segment "The Proposition")
2012The Dictator as Zoey
2011Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked as Jeanette (voice)
2011What's Your Number? as Ally Darling
2011Take Me Home Tonight as Wendy Franklin
2010Yogi Bear as Rachel
2009Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel as Jeanette (voice)
2009Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs as Sam Sparks (voice)
2009Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel as Cassie
2009Observe and Report as Brandi
2008The Spleenectomy as Danielle / Dr. Fields
2008The House Bunny as Executive Producer
2008The House Bunny as Shelley
2007Mama's Boy as Nora Flannigan
2007Smiley Face as Jane F.
2006My Super Ex-Girlfriend as Hannah
2006Scary Movie 4 as Cindy
2006Guilty Hearts as Jane Conelly
2005Just Friends as Samantha James
2005Waiting... as Serena
2005Brokeback Mountain as LaShawn
2005Southern Belles as Belle Scott
2004The Tony Danza Show as
2004Entourage as
2004Making 'Scary Movie 3' as Himself
2003Scary Movie 3 as Cindy Campbell
2003Lost in Translation as Kelly
2003The New Tom Green Show as
2003Jimmy Kimmel Live! as
2002The Hot Chick as April
2002May as Polly
2001Scary Movie 2 as Cindy Campbell
2000Scary Movie as Cindy Campbell
2000Lovers Lane as Jannelle Bay
1997The View as
1997King of the Hill as
1996Eden as Dithy
1995MADtv as
1994Friends as Erica
1975Saturday Night Live as