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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 15 wins & 69 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Up in the Air
Up in the Air Natalie Keener
(2009)
Pitch Perfect
(2012)
Pitch Perfect 2
(2015)
Trolls
Trolls Poppy
(2016)

Filmography

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 2020 Trolls 2 (pre-production)
Poppy (voice)
  Noelle (post-production)
Nicole Claus
 2018 A Simple Favor (post-production)
Stephanie
 2017 Pitch Perfect 3
Beca
 2017 Trolls Holiday (TV Short)
Poppy (voice)
 2017 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (TV Series)
Nan Britton
- Sinclair Broadcast Group (2017) ... Nan Britton
 2017 Table 19
Eloise McGarry
 2016 The Accountant
Dana Cummings
 2016 Trolls
Poppy (voice)
 2016 Get a Job
Jillian Stewart
 2016 The Hollars
Rebecca
 2015/I Mr. Right
Martha McKay
 2015 Pitch Perfect 2
Beca
 2015 Digging for Fire
Alicia
 2014 Into the Woods
Cinderella
 2014/II Cake
Nina Collins
 2014 The Last Five Years
Cathy Hiatt
 2014 Happy Christmas
Jenny
 2014 Life After Beth
Erica Wexler
 2014 The Voices
Lisa
 2013 Rapture-Palooza
Lindsey Lewis
 2013 Anna Kendrick: Cups (Pitch Perfect's 'When I'm Gone') (Video short)
Anna Kendrick
 2013 Anna Kendrick Goes K-Pop with F(x) (Video short)
Anna Kendrick
 2013 Drinking Buddies
Jill
 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2
Jessica Stanley (credit only)
 2012 Pitch Perfect
Beca
 2012 Ben Folds Five: Do It Anyway (Video short)
Secretary
 2012 End of Watch
Janet
 2012 The Company You Keep
Diana
 2012 ParaNorman
Courtney Babcock (voice)
 2012 Family Guy (TV Series)
Nora
- Internal Affairs (2012) ... Nora (voice)
 2011 50/50
Katherine
 2010 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Stacey Pilgrim
 2009/I Up in the Air
Natalie Keener
 2009 The Marc Pease Experience
Meg Brickman
 2009 Fear Itself (TV Series)
Shelby Johnson
- The Spirit Box (2009) ... Shelby Johnson
 2009 Elsewhere
Sarah
 2008/I Twilight
Jessica
 2007 Viva Laughlin (TV Series)
Holly
- What a Whale Wants (2007) ... Holly
 2007 Rocket Science
Ginny Ryerson
 2003 The Mayor (TV Movie)
Sadie Winterhalter
 2003 Camp
Fritzi
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Appeared as Dinah in the 1998 Broadway Musical "High Society". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 5 Interviews | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

Okay, I am happy with the way I look, but I have never, never, ever thought of myself as a 'pretty girl'. Honestly. When I read some of these scripts I'm sent and they describe the heroine as 'incredibly beautiful', I wonder why they sent it to me. I also find myself thinking that she better also be pretty damn interesting, or I'm not going to want to play her. . . I actually went into one ... See more »

Trivia:

Graduated from Deering High School (Portland, ME) in 2003. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays likable awkward characters See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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