Anna Faris is an American actress, voice artist, producer, podcaster as well as an author. Anna Faris gained fame for her work in comedic roles, particularly the lead part of Cindy Campbell in the Scary Movie films (2000–2006).
Table of Biography
Anna Faris is currently 43 years old. She was born on November 29, 1976, in Baltimore, Maryland. Her father’s name is Jack Faris and her mother’s name is Karen Faris. She is the second child of her parents. Her birth name is Anna Kay Faris and Birth sign is Saggitarus. Her father was a sociology professor and her mother was a special education teacher.
Likewise, she grew up with an older brother, Robert. Her family migrated from Baltimore to Edmonds while she was just six. So, she spends her childhood there. Moreover, she holds an American nationality and ethnicity of English, German, Scottish, French, Dutch, and Welsh.
Anna Faris attended Edmonds-Woodway High School and graduated in 1994. While studying, she also performed onstage with a Seattle repertory company and in nationally broadcast radio plays. After that, she studied at the University of Washington and graduated in major English Literature in the year 1999.
Professional life and Career
Talking about Anna’s professional life, her first professional acting performance started when she was just 9. Then, she went on to play the title character in Heidi and Rebecca in Our Town. Faris’ first major film role came shortly after college with Lovers Lane (1999), in which she played an ill-fated cheerleader.
Career in 2000-2006
Her break-out role came in 2000 when she appeared in the horror-comedy parody film Scary Movie, portraying Cindy Campbell. Likewise, she portrayed in a supporting role in the indie horror May. Later in 2002, she also appeared in The Hot Chick. Afterward, Faris debuted on the last season of the sitcom Friends. She portrayed a small part in Brokeback Mountain in 2004. In 2005, she made an appearance in the comedies Waiting… and Just Friends. Then she portrayed Cindy Campbell for the fourth and final time in Scary Movie 4, which opened on April 14, 2006. Later she made an appearance in My Super Ex-Girlfriend in 2006.
Anna got a headline for Smiley Face in 2007. She latterly cast in Mama’s Boy. In 2008, she starred in The House Bunny. And also appeared as Shelley in a former Playboy bunny. Then her retro comedy Take Me Home Tonight, received a wide theatrical release in 2011.
Later the same year, she appeared and served as executive producer of What’s Your Number? She followed this movie with voice-over reprise in Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked. She portrayed as Zoey in the political satire The Dictator In 2012.
Career after 2012
Moreover, Movie 43 released in her first 2013. In the British romantic comedy I Give It a Year, she also got the supporting role of Chloe. In 2013, she appeared in the main role of series Mom. Anna also reprised her voice role in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. In 2014, she had an uncreditable cameo in the closing-credits sequence of 22 Jump Street. Also, she launched Anna Faris is Unqualified, in November 2015, reprised with her voice-over role in The Road Chip.
In the 2016 action-comedy Keanu, she made an appearance as an exaggerated version of herself. Furthermore, in 2016, she stars in the music video for Hold On To Me. In 2017, she reprised voice over one of the lead characters, Jailbreak, in the 3D animated science-fiction comedy The Emoji Movie. She published her first book, Unqualified, in October 2017; it was described as part “memoir—including stories about being “the short girl” in elementary school, finding and keeping female friends, and dealing with the pressures of the entertainment industry and parenthood—part humorous, unflinching advice from her hit podcast.”
That became one of the “top 20 blockbuster books of autumn,” according to Amazon and also received a positive response. In Overboard (2018), a remake of the 1987 film she portrayed as a single, working-class mother who convinces a spoiled wealthy playboy. Her first leading film role since 2011 is What’s Your Number.
Awards and Nominations
Anna Faris is a talented actress with an elegant attractive voice. She has received many awards as well as nominations. Likewise, she got nominations for the Breakthrough Female Performance and Best Kiss Awards at the 2001 MTV Movie Awards. Her role in the latter earned nominations for 1 MTV Movie Award and 2 Teen Choice Awards.
She also has nominated for MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance. However, she won a Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice Movie Actress – Comedy. Also, she won the Star of the Year Award at the National Association of Theatre Owners. She also got a nomination for 1 Prism Award and 2 People’s Choice Awards.
Anna Faris is a hard-working actress. She has earned a decent sum of money from her profession. Likewise, her estimated net worth is around $30 million. Her salary is still under review.
As of 2019, Anna is single. She is living happily with her own company. Likewise, talking about her past relationship, she was in a long term relationship with actor Ben Indra shortly after they met on the set of Lovers Lane. They tied a knot and exchanged vows in June 2004. However, they ended up with divorce in April 2007 citing irreconcilable differences.
After that, she met actor Chris Pratt in early 2007 at the table read in LA for the film Take Me Home Tonight. And they started dating shortly after, became engaged in late 2008, and tied the knot on July 9, 2009, in a small ceremony in Bali, Indonesia. They have a son, Jack, who was born in August 2012.
But the couple ended up their relation divorce, as she announced on August 6, 2017, for their separation and filed for divorce on December 1, 2017. Finally, they ended up their relation legally on October 16, 2018.
Back in 2016, Anna has been through the controversy due to her adopted pet. The controversy was due to the disregarded agreement with the owner of the dog (pet). However, she has not been through scandals in her personal as well as professional life.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Anna has an amazing body personality. She has a height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs around 54 kg. She has body measurements of 34-24-34. Further, her dress size is 4(US) and the shoe size is 8(US). She wears a bra size of 32C. Likewise, she has blonde hair color and blue eye color.
Anna is highly active in social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has accompanied many fans following. She has more than 243.4k followers on Facebook, more than 498k followers on Twitter, and around 2.1 million followers on Instagram.