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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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 2017 Table 19 (completed)
 2016 Trolls
Poppy (voice)
 2015 Digging for Fire
 2014/II Cake
Nina Collins
 2014 The Voices
 2013 Anna Kendrick: Cups (Pitch Perfect's 'When I'm Gone') (Video short)
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 2013 Anna Kendrick Goes K-Pop with F(x) (Video short)
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 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 Fredrika in "A Little Night Music," New York City Opera, March 7-29, 2003. See more »

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3 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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I guess I'm drawn to... I think, even when I read serious scripts, the moments that I connect to are the little glimpses of humor, because, you know, I think every script, no matter how serious it is, has bits of humor in it. Even End of Watch is really funny. So those are the moments where I can kind of see what I can do with it that's different, and I feel like that's the easiest way for me to ... See more »


Only actress of the 'Twilight Saga' to be nominated for an Oscar, while the 'Saga' was still in production. She was nominated in 2010, between the second and the third installments in the series. See more »


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