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Anna Faris

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Celebrated Name Anna Faris
Age 39 Years
Nick Name
Birth Name Anna Kay Faris
Birth Date 1979-11-29
Gender Female
Profession Actor

Anna Kay Faris is an American actress, voice artist, producer, podcaster and author. Her breakthrough as an actress came with the role of Cindy Campbell in "Scary Movie",  which spawned a film franchise. Gorgeous from head to toe, the smoking hot beauty Anna Faris is popular for her roles in the movies such as "Lost in Translation" (2003), "My Super Ex-Girlfriend" (2006), "Yogi Bear" (2010), "The Dictator" (2012), etc. 

Anna appeared in the subsequent 3 sequels of the movie, with her last appearance being in the fourth installment, released in 2006.

What is Anna Faris Famous For?

Anna Faris is famous for her impeccable multi-talents: an actor, a singer, a producer, an author, and a podcaster.

Faris is mostly known for her role Cindy Campbell in "Scary Movie".

Who are Anna Faris's Parents?

Anna Faris was born on 29th November 1976 in Baltimore, Maryland. Her birth name is Anna Kay Faris. Her nationality is American with Sagittarius as her zodiac sign. Faris has a mixed ethnicity in English, German, Scottish, French, Dutch, and Welsh.

Faris was born to Jack Faris(father) and Karen Faris(mother). Her father Jack Faris was the vice president of internal communication at the Washington University while her mother, Karen was a teacher at Seaview Elementary School in Edmonds. Faris has an older brother, Robert Faris. He is a professor and sociologist at California University.

Faris has described her parents as "ultra-liberal" and said that she and her brother were raised in an irreligious but "very conservative," traditional atmosphere.

As regards to Anna’s childhood, her family moved to Edmonds, Washington, a ton, when she was 6 years old.

How was Anna Faris's Early Life?

Anna Faris was enrolled in a community drama class for kids by her parents as they usually encouraged her for acting. She enjoyed watching plays and eventually produced her own material in her bedroom with friends who lived in her neighborhood. Faris often used to imagine her retainer talking to her, remarking that she would picture herself "On talk shows to talk about talking retainer".

Faris graduated in the year 1994 from "Edmonds-Woodway High School". While she was studying, she performed her appearance on stage with a Seattle repertory company as well and in broadcast radio plays nation-wise. 

She then went to the "University of Washington" and got a degree in English literature in the year 1999. After she got a graduation degree from college, Faris decided to travel to London, where she offered a receptionist job lined up at an ad agency. Although, she quitted residing in Los Angeles. At the age of 22, she started living on her own in a studio apartment that isolated at the Ravenswood in Hancock Park.

Anna Faris and her Career.

Faris gave her first professional acting performance when she was 9, as her parents supported and motivated her to continue acting. Francis 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.

Faris’ break-out role came in 2000 when she starred in the horror-comedy parody film "Scary Movie", where she was enrolled as Cindy Campbell. It marked her first starring credit, as she had only appeared in small and supporting parts in theater plays and low-budgeted features until then. For her performance, she received nominations for the "Breakthrough Female Performance" and "Best Kiss Awards" at the 2001 MTV Movie Awards. Faris subsequently reprised her role in Scary Movie 2 and 3 also. Francis then made her next film appearance in a supporting role in the indie horror "May". Later in 2002, she starred in "The Hot Chick" and Faris debuted on the last season of the "Sitcom Friends".

In 2004, she filmed a small part in "Brokeback Mountain" and in 2005, she appeared in the comedies "Waiting…" and "Just Friends". The role in the latter earned her nominations for 1 "MTV Movie Award" and 2 "Teen Choice Awards".

She played Cindy Campbell for the fourth and final time in Scary Movie 4, which opened on April 14, 2006. Later in 2006, she appeared in "My Super Ex-Girlfriend".

In 2004, Faris headlined "Smiley Face" and was cast in "Mama’s Boy". In 2008, she had the starring role in "The House Bunny" in which she appeared as Shelley, a former Playboy bunny.

She was nominated for MTV Movie Award for "Best Comedic Performance". Faris’ first movie of 2009 was "Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel". She then co-starred in "Observe and Report".  Faris’ retro comedy "Take Me Home Tonight", received a wide theatrical release in 2011. She then obtained a Teen Choice Award nomination for Choice Movie Actress – Comedy.

Later that year, she starred and served as executive producer of "What’s Your Number?" She followed this movie with voice-over reprise in Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked. In 2012, she played Zoey in the political satire The Dictator. Faris won the "Star of the Year Award" at the National Association of Theatre Owners.

Her first 2013 release was Movie 43. In the British romantic comedy I "Give It a Year", she had the supporting role of Chloe. In 2013, she was cast in the main role of series "Mom". For her work on the show, Faris was nominated for 

1 "Prism Award" and 2 "People’s Choice Awards". Faris reprised her voice role in Cloudy with a "Chance of Meatballs 2". In 2014, she had an uncredited cameo in the closing-credits sequence of "22 Jump Street".

Faris launched "Anna Faris is Unqualified", on November 2015, which was a free-form advice podcast and reprised the voice-over role in "The Road Chip". In the 2016 action-comedy "Keanu", Faris has a brief appearance as an exaggerated version of herself. In 2016, Faris was seen in the music video for “Hold On To Me”.

In addition to her acting career, Anna has contributed in a couple of songs such as “Nobody Does It Better” in 2003, “Forgiveness” in 2005, “Love from Afar” in 2005, “Just a Guy” in 2005, and “Old-Fashioned Girl” in 2007.

How is Anna Faris's Personal Life?

Anna Faris first started dating actor Ben Indra shortly after they met on the set of "Lovers Lane". They married on June 2004 however, Faris filed for divorce in April 2007 citing irreconcilable differences.

As part of their divorce agreement, finalized on February 2008, she agreed to pay Indra $900,000 in addition to other property and acting royalties.

In early 2007, Faris met actor Chris Pratt at the table read in LA for the film "Take Me Home Tonight". They started dating shortly after, became engaged in late 2008, and married on July 9, 2009, in a small ceremony in Bali, Indonesia.  The couple together has a son, Jack, who was born in August 2012. However, the couple got separated and divorced in August 2017. And the reason for their divorce is said to be their view on a growing family.

As Anna wanted to have kids and wanted a traditional family whereas Chris was at the peak of his career so he was more focused on his career and couldn't give much time to his family.

At present, Anna has been spotted many times with cinematographer Michael Barrett and in August 2018, they were seen going for brunch in Los Angeles.

What is Anna Faris's Body Measurement?

The smoky hot beauty Anna Faris has a well-maintained body figure. Gorgeous from top to toe possess incredible curves. Faris has a slim body with a height of 5 feet 4 inches and a weight of 54 kg. Faris has lustrous blonde hair and blue eyes.

She has a figure of 34-24-34, so her dress size is 4(US) and her shoe size is 8(US). She wears the bra size of 32C.

How much is Anna Faris's Net Worth?

Anna Faris's estimated amount of net worth is $20 million approximately. Faris is known as an American actress who widely-recognized for her comedic character.

Faris is believed to earn $125,000 per episode for her role as Christy in the TV series “Mom.”

Did You Know?

  • Anna Faris has been described as “Hollywood’s most original comic actress” by The New Yorker.
  • Faris's best on-screen kiss has been with Luke Wilson which she revealed on "Watch What Happens Life! Q&A" in 2018.
  • For the 2008 movie “The House Bunny”, Anna used to run for at least 3 miles a day.
  • Anna has appeared in commercials on Red Robin Burgers, Abilify, Frozen Yogurt and others.
  • Anna is active on social media like on Facebook(222k followers), on Twitter(484k followers), and on Instagram(around 1.8 million followers).

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