09 May
6:46

Anna Kendrick

By Fatima Aqeel Khan

Anna Kendrick born on August 9, 1985, is an American actress and singer. Anna is one of the most beautiful and shining star of Hollywood. What we love most about her is her singing and acting.

Anna started her career at the age of 10 when she first appeared in several stage productions including “A Little Night Music” and “New York city Opera”. She landed her first prominent role at the age of 12 in 1998 in BROADWAY MUSICAL HIGH SCHOOL, for which she won “THEATRE WORLD AWARD” and made herself Third-Youngest” “TONY AWARD” nominee. She made her film debut in 2003, in musical film debut “CAMP” for which she was nominated for several awards.

After landing several roles as a supporting actress till 2009, she appeared as a lead character in film “ELSEWHERE” and in the film “UP IN AIR”. She won several awards for her acting in “UP IN AIR” including “MTV MOVIE AWARD” for “BEST BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCE” and more.
Her other films includes “Twilight Saga”, “Scott Pilgrim Vs The World”, “50/50”, “Rocket Science”, “What To Expect When You Are Expecting”, “Rapture Palooza”, End Of Watch”, “Drinking Buddies”, “Happy Christmas”, “The Voices”, “The Last Five Years”, “Get A Job”, “Mr.Right”, “Cake”, “The Mark Pease experience”, “Life After Beth”, “Paranorman”, “The Company You Keep”, “The Hollars”, “Pitch Perfect” and “Pitch Perfect 2”.

Anna’s most hit film was PITCH PERFECT that was released in 2012 and the sequel of this film PITCH PERFECT 2 , was released in 2015 in which she played the role of a college student “Beca”. She won 3 “TEEN CHOICE AWARD” for her work in these films.
For the film “Into the Woods” in 2014 as directed by Rob Marshall, she played the character of “CINDERELLA”. Anna’s theatre singing experience gave her the opportunity to star in “The Marc Pease Experience” as a high school senior involved in musical theatre.
Moreover, in 2013, she scored a hit song “Cup (When I Am Gone)” from “PITCH PERFECT”, which become a No.2 hit on Billboard’s Adult Song Chart.
From 2003 till now, she has sung 25 songs. The songs which she released in 2015 includes “WINTER WONDERLAND” and “RIFF OFF”.
She won several awards some of which includes “GLAMOUR AWARD” for “EDITOR’S SPECIAL”, “MTV MOVIE AWARD” for “BEST MUSICAL MOMENT”, “SATELLITE SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD” for “OUTSTANDING MOTION PICTURE ENSEMBLE” and 3 “TEEN CHOICE AWARD”.
Anna is currently working on her upcoming film which includes “Trolles”, “The Accountant”, “Table 19”, “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” and “Pitch Perfect 3”.
QUICK FACTS:

Name: Anna Kendrick

Birth date: August 9 ,1985

Place of birth: Portland, Maine

Height: 1.57m

Zodiac sign: Leo

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