Facts of Anna Kendrick Biography
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Anna Kendrick is a beautiful and talented American singer and actress. She became known for her performance in Up in the Air as Natalie Keener for which she was awarded Golden Globe, Academy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award and BAFTA nominations. She was nominated for Tony Award for her role of Dinah Lord in High Society. She has also played in Camp as Fritzi, in Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect as Beca Mitchell, in Into the Woods as Cinderella, in Scott pilgrim vs. the World as Stacey Pilgrim, in The Twilight saga as Jessica Stanley and in End of Watch as Janet. She also played as Cathy in The Last Five Years.
EARLY YEARS & CAREER
Anna was born on August 9, 1985, in Portland, Maine, United States. She was born to an accountant Janice and a history teacher as well as financier William K. Kendrick. She is an Irish, Scottish and English descent. Ronald and Ruth Cooke were her maternal grandparents. She also has an older brother named Michael Cooke Kendrick. Michael as a profession is an actor who appeared in the film Looking for an Echo. She studied at Deering High School which is located in Portland.
When she was 10 years old she started her career. She was lucky to have supportive parents as they often drove her from Portland, Maine to New York City for her auditions. She got her first role in High School as Dinah. In August 1998 she won the Theatre world Award for her performance in the film. She was only 12 years old then. She also became the third-youngest Tony Award nominee as she was nominated for a Tony Award as well as a Drama Desk Award. She also appeared in many stage productions which include A Little Night Music where she played as Fredrika Armfeldt.
She was also nominated for Best Debut Performance for her portrayal of Fritzi Wagner at the Independent Spirit Awards. She also appeared as Ginny Ryerson in the film Rocket Science. According to her the role was intimidating and challenging. She got positive reviews from the critics. She also won Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination. In the same year, she also auditioned in the film Twilight as Jessica Stanley. She also got the opportunity to star in The Marc Pease Experience. She there played as a high school senior who is involved in musical theatre.
She also played the lead character in the film Elsewhere. She appeared in director Jason Reitman’s Up in the air. She was named as Best Supporting Actress by the national Board of Review for her role in Up in the Air. She also was nominated for several awards. She reprised her role in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse as Jessica Stanley. She also appeared in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World as Stacey Pilgrim. She won Best International Actress. She did the voice job in the animated film ParaNorman. She also starred as Beca in Pitch Perfect. She then appeared in drama End of Watch in 2012. She then starred in the film The Last Five Years in 2014. She also appeared in the film Into the Woods which was directed by Rob Marshall.
She currently resides in Los Angeles, California. She was in a relationship with director Edgar Wright in 2009. They met on the set of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. In early 2013 the couple separated. As of 2016, Anna Kendrick's net worth is estimated to be around $10 million dollars.
Anna Kendrick is active on various social networking sites such as facebook, Instagram, twitter and so on. Her biography is also made available on other bio-related websites like Wikipedia, Articlbio and so on.