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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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Appeared as Dinah in the 1998 Broadway Musical "High Society". 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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It's luck, pure and simple. I mean, I work very, very hard, but I don't take any of this for granted and I don't think any of it is because I'm better or more talented than other actors," she says. "There are people who work at least as hard as me and are twice as talented, and nobody's asking them about makeup secrets. There is a lot of luck to how my life's turned out. See more »


George Clooney mocked her on the set of their movie Up in the Air (2009) because she was flying from and to this set to Twilight (2008)'s, filming at the same time. See more »


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