Anna Kendrick 👱‍♀️

Anna Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine, to Janice (Cooke), an accountant, and William Kendrick, a teacher. She has an older brother, Michael Cooke Kendrick, who has also acted. She is of English, Irish, and Scottish descent.

For her role as “Dinah” in “High Society” on Broadway, Anna Kendrick was nominated for a Tony Award (second youngest ever), a Drama Desk Award, and a Fany Award (best actress featured in a musical). Her spectacular performance landed her the Drama League and Theatre World Award.

She was a lead performer with Cabaret’s Kit Kat Club at “Carnegie Hall Live” in Great Performances: My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies (1999) (TV). She also had the privilege of working with director Scott Ellis and choreographer Susan Stroman at the New York City Opera House with Jeremy Irons amongst many more celebrity status actors, playing the role of “Fredrika” in “A Little Night Music”.

In 2019, Kendrick co-starred in the satirical crime comedy The Day Shall Come and played the titular character in the Disney+ Christmas comedy Noelle. Kendrick also voiced a character in the Facebook Watch adult animated comedy series Human Discoveries.

Title Role
2003 ➣ Camp Fritzi Wagner
2007 ➣ Rocket Science Ginny Ryerson
2008 ➣ Twilight Jessica Stanley
2009 ➣ Elsewhere Sarah
The Marc Pease Experience Meg Brickman
The Twilight Saga: New Moon Jessica Stanley
Up in the Air Natalie Keener
2010 ➣ Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Stacey Pilgrim
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Jessica Stanley
2011 ➣ 50/50 Katherine McKay
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 Jessica Stanley
2012 ➣ The Company You Keep Diana
End of Watch Janet Taylor
ParaNorman Courtney Babcock (voice)
Pitch Perfect Beca Mitchell
What to Expect When You’re Expecting Rosie Brennan
2013 ➣ Drinking Buddies Jill
Rapture-Palooza Lindsey Lewis
2014 ➣ Cake Nina Collins
Happy Christmas Jenny
Into the Woods Cinderella
The Last Five Years Cathy Hiatt
Life After Beth Erica Wexler
The Voices Lisa
2015 ➣ Digging for Fire Alicia
Mr. Right Martha McKay
Pitch Perfect 2 Beca Mitchell
2016 ➣ The Accountant Dana Cummings
Get a Job Jillian Stewart
The Hollars Rebecca
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates Alice
Trolls Poppy (voice)
2017 ➣ Pitch Perfect 3 Beca Mitchell
Table 19 Eloise McGarry
2018 ➣ A Simple Favor Stephanie Smothers
2019 ➣ The Day Shall Come Kendra Glack
Noelle Noelle Kringle
2020 ➣ Trolls World Tour Poppy (voice)
2021 ➣ Stowaway Zoe Levenson
2022 ➣ Alice, Darling Alice
2023 ➣ Self Reliance
2024 ➣ The Dating Game # Cheryl Bradshaw

Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine, on August 9, 1985. Her older brother appeared in the drama film Looking for an Echo (2000). She attended Deering High School. Kendrick started her career as a child, auditioning for theater productions in New York City. When she was 12, she had a supporting role in the 1998 Broadway musical High Society. Her performance earned her a Theater World Award and nominations for Featured Actress in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards and Tony Awards.