Anna Faris

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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.

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.

MOVIE CREDITS:
2000: Cindy Campbell - Scary Movie
2001: Cindy Campbell - Scary Movie 2
2003: Cindy Campbell - Scary Movie 3
2006: Cindy - Scary Movie 4
2008: Shelley - The House Bunny
2007: Jane F. - Smiley Face
2008: Danielle / Dr. Fields - The Spleenectomy
2018: Kate - Overboard
2009: Samantha "Sam" Sparks (voice) - Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
2005: Serena - Waiting...
2011: Ally Darling - What's Your Number?
2011: Wendy Franklin - Take Me Home Tonight
2012: Zoey - The Dictator
2013: Sam Sparks (voice) - Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
2005: Belle Scott - Southern Belles
2014: Sam Sparks (voice) - Steve's First Bath
2013: Sam Sparks (voice) - Super Manny
2005: Samantha James - Just Friends
2006: Hannah - My Super Ex-Girlfriend
2002: Polly - May
2009: Cassie - Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel
2002: April - The Hot Chick
2010: Rachel - Yogi Bear
2009: Brandi - Observe and Report
2013: Vanessa (segment "The Proposition") - Movie 43
2013: Chloe - I Give It a Year
2017: Jailbreak (voice) - The Emoji Movie
2003: Kelly - Lost in Translation
2007: Nora Flannigan - Mama's Boy
2006: Jane Conelly - Guilty Hearts
1996: Dithy - Eden
2003: Justine - Winter Break
2005: Lashawn Malone - Brokeback Mountain
2009: Jeanette (voice) - Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel
2000: Jannelle Bay - Lovers Lane
2011: Jeanette (voice) - Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked
2015: Jeanette (voice) - Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip
2014: Anna (uncredited) - 22 Jump Street
2016: Herself (uncredited) - Keanu

TV CREDITS:
2004: The Tony Danza Show
2003: Jimmy Kimmel Live!
1994: Erica - Friends
2004: Entourage
1997: King of the Hill
1997: The View
1995: MADtv
2003: The New Tom Green Show
1975: Saturday Night Live
2015: Herself - The Late Late Show with James Corden
2016: Herself - Chelsea
2013: Christy Jolene Plunkett - Mom
2005: The Reichen Show
2018: Herself - The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale
1992: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
2019: Herself - A Little Late with Lilly Singh