Biography / Wiki
An Oscar-nominated actress Anna Kendrick is known for her roles in several hit movies, including a supporting role in ‘Twilight’. In childhood, she began her career as a child artist in ‘High Society’, a popular Broadway musical. For this, she earned a Theatre World Award for her performance.
Later, she landed into a supporting role in a New York City Opera production of ‘A Little Night Music’, which is a musical by Stephen Sondheim. She rose to prominence as a film actress after her role in the romantic fantasy movie ‘Twilight’, where she played the best friend of Kristen Stewart.
She reprised her role in the sequel of Twilight which is ‘The Twilight Saga: New Moon’. She has also appeared in minor roles on television shows such as ‘Fear Itself!’, and ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ Apart from an actress, she is a singer who sang a cover of the popular song ‘Cups’ for the soundtrack of the film ‘Pitch Perfect’. The song became a huge hit peaking at No 6 in the US Billboard 100, and at No 2 in the US Adult Top 40.
Height / Weight / Age
Anna Kendrick weighs 52 kg and 115 lbs in pounds. She is a versatile actress who is 157 cm or in feet, inches 5’3” tall. She has smooth and long light brown hair color and sparkling innocent blue color eyes.
She has an attractive body with a figure measurement is 34 inches breast, 25 inches waist, and 35 inches hips approximately. She has turned 37 years old. Her bra size is 34A whereas her dress size is 3 and her shoe size is 8 (US).
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Anna Kendrick is $14 million USD approximately.
Education / Family
Anna Kendrick was born on August 9, 1985, as Anna Cooke Kendrick in Portland, Maine. She is the only daughter of William Kendrick who was a history teacher and Janice who was an accountant. She was raised in Portland along with her older brother named Michael Cooke Kendrick, who went on to become an actor.
She belongs of mixed descent of English, Irish and Scottish. She attended Deering High School for elementary education and for further studies was enrolled at Bates College, Lewiston, Maine.
In childhood, she discovered her passion for acting and started working as a child artist at the age of 12. For her supporting role in ‘High Society’, a popular 1998 Broadway musical she has earned nominations for ‘Featured Actress in a Musical’ at the Drama Desk Awards, as well as at the Tony Awards.
|Real name||Anna Cooke Kendrick|
|Birth Place||Portland, Maine, (USA)|
|Date Of Birth||August 9, 1985|
|Height||In centimeters – 157 cm
In feet inches – 5’3”
|Weight||In kilograms – 52 kg
In pounds – 115 lbs
|Hair Color||Light brown|
|School||Deering High School (Portland, ME)|
|College||Bates College, Lewiston, Maine|
|Home Town||Portland, USA|
|Fathers Name||William Kendrick
|Brothers||Michael Cookie Kendrick
|Sister||Name not found|
Career / Fashion And Style
After her appearance as a child artist, in 2003 Anna Kendrick made her film debut in the movie ‘Camp’ which was written and directed by Todd Graff. In the movie, she played a nerdy character named Fritzi Wagner which earned her a nomination for the ‘Independent Spirit Award’.
In 2008, she had received her major breakthrough from her role in the well-known romantic fantasy movie ‘Twilight’, where she played Jessica Stanley, the best friend of the main character. Later she was featured in ‘The Marc Pease Experience’, in a supporting role of a character named Meg Brickman it was a comedy film, directed by Todd Louiso.
She reappeared in the sequel to ‘Twilight’, named ‘The Twilight Saga: New Moon’, which was an even bigger commercial success than its prequel. For her excellent performance, she earned a nomination at the 2010 Empire Awards for ‘Best Newcomer’.
In 2009, she played the role of a young businesswoman in the comedy film ‘Up in the Air’. In 2010, she was featured as a shape-shifter who collects “souls of wicked men” in a music video of a popular song ‘Pow Pow’ which was directed by David Ayer.
Later she built her identity by appearing in several significant films such as ‘50/50’ (2011), ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn- Part 1’ (2011), ‘ParaNorman’ (2012), ‘Pitch Perfect’ (2012), and ‘Drinking Buddies’ (2013).
In 2016, she was cast in the lead role in the action-thriller movie ‘The Accountant’ which was directed by Gavin O’Connor.
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Some Interesting Facts About Anna Kendrick
- Anna Kendrick won an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress for the comedy film ‘Up in the Air’.
- Her song “Cups” became the official theme song of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament.
- She is fond of baking and hence she had worked at a pastry shop for 2 weeks.