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Anna Kendrick

Anna Kendrick

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Famous as :

Actress

Birth Date :

August 09, 1985

Birth Place :

Portland, Maine, USA

Claim to fame :

As Fritzi Wagner in "Camp" (2003)

Biography


Bagging some awards nominations, one of which was Tony, for her role as Dinah in Broadway play "High Society" (1998) proved to be a good start for Anna Kendrick's career. She afterwards made her film debut in the 2003 independent musical "Camp". In 2007, she landed a role in drama-comedy "Rocket Science" and guest starred in an episode of BBC's series "Viva Laughlin".

2008 saw Anna starring in the worldwide success big screen adaption of Stephanie Meyer's teenage vampire novel "Twilight" as Jessica Stanley. The success of the film help launching her career to the next level and she was then signed on to star in "Up in the Air" (2009) co-starring with George Clooney and Jason Bateman among others. Embracing a more mature role, Anna received positive reviews and was named Best Supporting Actress by the National Board of Review. She, moreover, also earned some other awards nominations, like the Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild, and Academy Awards.

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Anna Kendrick Shows Off Vocal Chops in 'The Last 5 Years' Trailer

December 09, 2014 08:27:11 GMT

"" has released a trailer to tease the upcoming release. In the 2-minute sneak peek of the musical flick, can be heard singing her heart out as her character Cathy Hiatt is having relationship problems with her partner Jamie Wellerstein, played by Jeremy Jordan.
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Meryl Streep, Anna Kendrick Attend 'Into the Woods' Premiere

December 09, 2014 07:35:52 GMT

and showed up at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City on Monday, December 8 for the premiere of their musical flick "". The two actresses were joined by their co-stars such as , and MacKenzie Mauzy among others.
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Anna Kendrick Sings 'On the Steps of the Palace' From 'Into the Woods' Movie

December 05, 2014 04:27:14 GMT

once again shows off her amazing vocals chops, this time on her version of "On the Steps of the Palace". Premiered in full on USA Today on Wednesday, December 3, it is the actress' contribution to the soundtrack of Disney's upcoming movie "".
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Anna Kendrick Was 'Pissed' at Jake Gyllenhaal for Bailing on 'Into the Woods'

November 27, 2014 15:36:05 GMT

addressed 's departure from her movie "". The "" actress said she was mad at her "" co-star after he decided to leave the Disney movie for crime thriller "".
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Anna Kendrick Urges People to 'Fight Back and Own' the Word 'Feminist'

November 26, 2014 04:17:20 GMT

talked about feminism in an interview with The Daily Beast, published on Tuesday, November 25. Talking about Time Magazine's recent list of words which should be banned in 2015 which included the word "feminist," Anna responded, "For real? Ugh. That's a f***ing bummer."
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Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson Return in First 'Pitch Perfect 2' Trailer

November 21, 2014 01:45:56 GMT

The "" gang are back. First trailer of "" was released on Thursday, November 20 to give a look at the returning cast members such as and as well as the new faces such as and .
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'Into the Woods' Cast Sings in New Featurette

October 24, 2014 03:15:26 GMT

A new featurette of "" bears plenty of never-before-seen scenes including a singing . Portraying the evil witch, the veteran actress sings "Stay With Me" to Rapunzel after finding out that she plans to leave her for the prince.
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'Into the Woods' First Looks Unveil Johnny Depp's Wolf

October 23, 2014 02:55:18 GMT

The cast of "" graces the cover of Entertainment Weekly magazine this week. is seen for the first time as the big bad Wolf in the musical fantasy film, sharing the cover with young actress Lilla Crawford who portrays Red Riding Hood.
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Anna Kendrick Targeted in Celebrity Photo Hacking

September 29, 2014 07:07:03 GMT

More stars have fallen victims to massive hacking scandal which targets female celebrities. Recently, private photos of , , Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor, "" movies star , soap opera star , actress , TV presenter Brook Burns and actress Lauren O'Neil allegedly were leaked online on Reddit and 4chan, the Daily Beast reports.
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Anna Kendrick Comments on Miss America Kira Kazantsev's Cup Performance

September 16, 2014 02:02:48 GMT

took to Twitter on Monday, September 15 to share her opinion about Kira Kazantsev's cup performance during the 2015 Miss America pageant. Anna posted a collage of pictures of her and , captioning it with, "So I guess @Pharrell and I can't stop collaborating. #MissAmerica #WhatIsHappening??"
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'Into the Woods' Trailer Introduces Fairytale Characters and Their 'Wish'

August 01, 2014 01:28:41 GMT

The fabled characters like Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Red Riding Hood are brought together in a crossover movie "" which just got a trailer. While not any of the song from this Rob Marshal-directed musical is played, a lot of "wish" is said. The warning bell is, "Be careful with what you wish for."
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New 'Into the Woods' Images Show Anna Kendrick's Cinderella and Johnny Depp's Big Bad Wolf

July 31, 2014 02:19:21 GMT

First official look at and in Disney's upcoming musical fantasy film "" is unleashed. The "" actress will play Cinderella and the "Pirates the Caribbean" actor will portray the infamous wolf from Red Riding Hood tale.
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Sam Rockwell and Anna Kendrick Team Up for 'Mr. Right'

May 06, 2014 04:10:48 GMT

and are set to play the lead roles in a new romantic comedy "". The script is handled by "" screenwriter Max Landis, and "Tokarev" helmer Paco Cabezas will sit at the helm.
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Anna Kendrick Turns Into Little Mermaid on 'Saturday Night Live', Sings With Icona Pop

April 07, 2014 02:09:26 GMT

didn't shy away from her musical theater background when hosting "" on April 5. In fact, she sang in almost all of her sketches, even turning her monologue into a musical with the help of "SNL" regulars. Executive producer Lorne Michaels appeared in the opening bit, watching the show on TV and walking away when Kendrick leaned into him.
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Anna Kendrick Does Musical on 'Saturday Night Live' Promo

April 03, 2014 07:39:39 GMT

will make her "" hosting debut this weekend but she apparently still has a lot of research to do. In a promo for the upcoming episode, the Jessica Stanley of the "" movie series asks what day "SNL" airs, when it tapes and even can't remember the show's name.
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Anna Kendrick and Seth Rogen Tapped as 'Saturday Night Live' Hosts

March 20, 2014 07:10:46 GMT

and have booked "" gigs. Both stars are going to serve as hosts for the variety series, with the "" beauty set to take the stage on April 5 and the "" star assuming the job on April 12.
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Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson Confirmed to Return for 'Pitch Perfect 2'

February 07, 2014 03:07:33 GMT

It's official, and are back for "". They are expected to reprise their respective roles as rebellious Beca Mitchell and eccentric Fat Amy/Patricia in the upcoming sequel to the 2012 musical comedy.
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Video: Anna Kendrick and Garth Brooks Perform at Kennedy Center Honors 2013

December 31, 2013 04:48:27 GMT

was among performers at the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors which was held earlier this month. At the event which was attended by President Barrack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, the 28-year-old singer performed a tribute to legendary actress .
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First Look at Anna Kendrick, Chris Pine and Emily Blunt in Fairytale Movie 'In the Woods'

September 26, 2013 03:53:09 GMT

Production for upcoming musical fantasy film "" has kicked off in the United Kingdom, and pictures from the set flooded the internet. , and were spotted on location wearing medieval costumes for the filming.
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Anna Kendrick in Talks to Be Cinderella in Musical 'Into the Woods'

June 22, 2013 03:55:20 GMT

might tackle a singing role for Disney. The "" actress enters negotiations to be involved in the production of "", the feature adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's Broadway hit. Oscar-nominated Kendrick is expected to take on the role as lovely Cinderella.
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Scarlett Johansson, Anna Kendrick and Debra Messing Stun at 2013 Tony Awards

June 10, 2013 02:54:45 GMT

Celebrities walked on the red carpet of 2013 Tony Awards, which was held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, in stunning attire. , and were some stars who snatched people's attention for their chic style at the Sunday, June 9 event.
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Anna Kendrick Breaks Up With Director Edgar Wright After Four Years of Dating

March 14, 2013 08:31:13 GMT

is single again. The "" actress, 27, has called off her relationship with director Edgar Wright, 38, after four years of dating. "It was done a little while ago," a source tells Us Weekly.
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Bobby Brown Pleads Not Guilty to Third DUI Charge

November 17, 2012 06:14:23 GMT

pleaded not guilty to DUI charge stemming for his arrest on October 24. He didn't show up during the court hearing and was represented by lawyer Tiffany Feder in a Los Angeles court on Friday, November 16, Deputy City Attorney Diego Edber, who served as the prosecutor in the case, told E! News.
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Zoe Saldana, Anna Kendrick and Common Chosen to Read Spirit Awards 2013 Nominees

November 17, 2012 05:41:29 GMT

The 2013 edition of Spirit Awards has chosen three notable actors to announce its nominees on Tuesday, November 27. The selected stars were , and , so Film Independent toppers Sean McManus and Josh Welsh confirmed on Friday, November 16.
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Jake Gyllenhaal and Anna Kendrick Keep It Classy at 'End of Watch' L.A. Premiere

September 18, 2012 08:11:14 GMT

David Ayer's "" threw a star-studded premiere in Los Angeles on Monday night, September 17. Among those who stole the attention on the red carpet rolled out at Regal Cinemas were lead actor and his pretty co-star .
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Anna Kendrick, Imogen Poots and Felicity Jones Eye a Lead Role in 'Captain America' Sequel

August 20, 2012 06:36:14 GMT

Captain America is looking for a new girl and some names have been thrown as the possible depicter. Sources tell New York Post that , and are currently the frontrunners to take the female lead role in ""
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Anna Kendrick and Leslie Mann Dazzle at 'ParaNorman' L.A. Premiere

August 06, 2012 07:29:02 GMT

LAIKA's stop-motion animated film "" has been premiered in Los Angeles on Sunday, August 5. The special screening event was held at Universal City Walk with the film's voice cast members and stealing the limelight thanks to their simple-but-chic looks.
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Five Characters Posters of 'What to Expect' Include Funny Quotes

January 27, 2012 17:22:45 GMT

Five women with impending motherhood are captured in the latest promotional posters of "". The drama comedy film's stars, , , , , and appear in individual character posters with hilarious quotes from the film attached.
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Anna Kendrick Steal Attention at '50/50' N.Y. Premiere

September 27, 2011 09:06:10 GMT

and stole the limelight at the premiere of "" in New York City's Ziegfeld Theatre on Monday, September 26. The actor who will be seen as John Blake in "" looked dapper in a traditional two-piece suit, while the Jessica Stanley of the " Saga" film series dazzled in a petal pink mini-dress.
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LCD Soundsystem's 'Pow Pow' Video: Anna Kendrick Is Shape-Shifter

November 05, 2010 06:11:52 GMT

's "Pow Pow" music video has been unearthed. It follows beautifully-dressed when she goes from one club to another with three guys. "At midnight, she came to collect the souls of the wicked men," so it was explained. Director David Ayer furthermore said, "In this world, Anna's sort of this shape-shifter, I guess you could say."
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