August 9, 1985
35 years old
5 ft 2 in | 157 cm
34-25-35 in | 86-63.5-89 cm
48 kg | 106 pounds
7 US | 37 EU
Anna Cooke Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine, United States, on August 9, 1985, is an American actress and singer.
Young Anna Kendrick began her acting career as a child actress on the New York stage.
She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical and she won a Theater World Award for her performance as Dinah Lord in musical High Society (1998), at the age of 12.
She made her big screen debut in musical comedy drama film Camp (2003) in role as Fritzi Wagner.
She got her television debut in musical comedy drama series Viva Laughlin (2007) in episode "What a Whale Wants", in role as Holly.
Her breakthrough performance came as Jessica Stanley in romantic fantasy movie Twilight (2008).
Stowaway (2021) sci-fi thriller in role as Levenson, with Toni Collette and Daniel Dae Kim
Trolls World Tour (2020) animated musical comedy in voice role as Poppy
The Day Shall Come (2019) comedy thriller in role as Kendra Glack, opposite Andrel McPherson, Miles Robbins and Marchánt Davis
Noelle (2019) fantasy adventure comedy in role as Noelle Kringle, with Shirley MacLaine and Bill Hader
She portrayed Jessica Stanley in The Twilight Saga film series:
The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (2011)
She played Beca Mitchell in Pitch Perfect movie series:
Pitch Perfect (2012)
Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)
Pitch Perfect 3 (2017)
She was nominated for the Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Natalie Keener in comedy drama film Up in the Air (2009).
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) action comedy with Michael Cera
Drinking Buddies (2013) comedy drama opposite Olivia Wilde
Into the Woods (2014) musical fantasy opposite Meryl Streep and Chris Pine
Rapture-Palooza (2013) horror comedy with Craig Robinson
End of Watch (2012) crime drama with Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña
50/50 (2011) comedy drama with Joseph Gordon-Levitt
The Voices (2014) black comedy horror opposite Ryan Reynolds
What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012) drama romance opposite Jennifer Lopez and Cameron Diaz
Mr. Right (2015) romantic action comedy opposite Sam Rockwell
The Accountant (2016) crime thriller with Ben Affleck
The Company You Keep (2012) political thriller opposite Robert Redford
Get a Job (2016) comedy opposite Miles Teller and Bryan Cranston
Table 19 (2017) comedy opposite Lisa Kudrow
A Simple Favor (2018) mystery thriller opposite Blake Lively
She hosted Saturday Night Live in 2014.
She voiced Jane in animation adventure series Human Discoveries (2019).
Dummy (2020) comedy series in role as Cody
Love Life (2020) comedy romance series in role as Darby Carter
Attended Deering High School in Portland.
Has English, Irish and Scottish ancestry.
Has an older brother, Michael Cooke.
Fan of Lord of the Rings film trilogy.
She voiced Courtney Babcock in stop-motion animated dark fantasy comedy horror film ParaNorman (2012).
Featured in music videos for LCD Soundsystem "Pow Pow" (2010) and Ben Folds Five "Do It Anyway" (2012).
She voiced Poppy in computer animated musical comedy film Trolls (2016).
She published a memoir Scrappy Little Nobody (2016).
Lives in Los Angeles, California.
She dated Jake Gyllenhaal (2011) and Edgar Wright (2009-2013).
She started dating British cinematographer Ben Richardson in 2014.