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Anna Kendrick

Anna Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine, to Janice (Cooke), an accountant, and William Kendrick, a teacher. She has an older brother, Michael Cooke Kendrick, who has also acted. She is of English, Irish, and Scottish descent. For her role as "Dinah" in "High Society" on Broadway, Anna Kendrick was nominated for a Tony Award (second youngest ever)... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 50 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Trolls (pre-production)
Poppy (voice)
 2016 The Accountant (completed)
 2015/I Mr. Right
 2015 Digging for Fire
 2014/II Cake
Nina Collins
 2014 The Voices
 2012 ParaNorman
Courtney Babcock (voice)
 2012 Family Guy (TV Series)
- Internal Affairs (2012) ... Nora (voice)
 2011 50/50
 2009 Fear Itself (TV Series)
Shelby Johnson
- The Spirit Box (2009) ... Shelby Johnson
 2009 Elsewhere
 2008/I Twilight
 2007 Viva Laughlin (TV Series)
- What a Whale Wants (2007) ... Holly
 2003 The Mayor (TV Movie)
Sadie Winterhalter
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Other Works:

Appeared as Fredrika in "A Little Night Music," New York City Opera, March 7-29, 2003. See more »

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3 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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I'm really glad that the Oscar stuff is over, to be perfectly honest. I mean, I am infinitely grateful - I'm so lucky - but it's been a really crazy year. You're constantly wearing clothes someone else picked out for you, delivering sound bites instead of real feelings, and walking into rooms full of people you don't know. I didn't become an actor for any of that, so it's been kind of a confusing... See more »


During an interview with the A.V. Club in 2011, she called Jessica, the character she played in the Twilight (2008)-series, an idiot. See more »


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