Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1985-08-09 (35 years old)
49 Movies · 16 TV Series
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Anna Cooke Kendrick (born August 9, 1985) is an American actress and singer. She began her career as a child in theater productions. Her first starring role was in the 1998 Broadway musical High Society, for which she earned a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. She made her film debut in the musical comedy Camp (2003), and rose to prominence for her role in The Twilight Saga (2008–2012). Kendrick achieved further recognition for the comedy-drama film Up in the Air (2009), which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and for her starring role in the Pitch Perfect film series (2012–17). Kendrick also had prominent roles in films such as the action comedy Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), the comedy drama 50/50 (2011), the crime drama End of Watch (2012), the musical fantasy Into the Woods (2014), the drama Cake (2014), the comedy Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016), the animated comedy Trolls (2016), the comic thriller A Simple Favor (2018), the fantasy comedy Noelle (2019), and the animated sequel Trolls World Tour (2020). She also sang on various soundtracks for her films and published a memoir, Scrappy Little Nobody, in 2016.
Kendrick resides in Los Angeles. She began dating English filmmaker Edgar Wright in 2009, after they met while filming Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. They split up in March 2013. She began dating English cinematographer Ben Richardson in February 2014, after they met while filming Drinking Buddies.
Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine, on August 9, 1985, the daughter of accountant Janice (née Cooke) and history teacher William Kendrick. Her father has also worked in finance. She is of English, Irish, and Scottish descent. She has an older brother who is an actor and appeared in the drama film Looking for an Echo (2000). She attended Deering High School.
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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World - Cast Table Read
Watch the cast of 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' reunite to do a table read of the cult classic film 10 years later with Entertainment Weekly.
Down to Earth with Zac Efron
Actor Zac Efron journeys around the world with wellness expert Darin Olien in a travel show that explores healthy, sustainable ways to live.
A romantic comedy anthology series which follows a different protagonist each season on the journey from first love to last love, with each half-hour episode chronicling one of their relationships.
After being discarded by her original owner, a spoiled, jealous, and manipulative sex doll named Barbara convinces aspiring writer Cody, the only one able to hear her speak, to take her home so she ca...
Trolls World Tour
Queen Poppy and Branch make a surprising discovery — there are other Troll worlds beyond their own, and their distinct differences create big clashes between these various tribes. When a mysterious th...
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Desus & Mero
The first ever weekly late-night talk show on Showtime features popular TV and podcast personalities Desus and Mero speaking off the cuff and chatting with guests at the intersection of pop culture, s...
Share Your Favorite Things - Frito-Lay Anthem
Anna Kendrick sings a version of "My Favorite Things" - with lyrics about Frito-Lay products - in this 2019 Christmas ad.
The Day Shall Come
An impoverished leader of a small religious commune in Miami, is offered cash to save his family from eviction. He has no idea his sponsor works for an FBI agent, who plans to turn him into a criminal...
A group of friends living at the dawn of human civilization are the first to discover necessities like fire and the wheel. We'll watch as they stumble onto humanity's best, and worst, innovations. Art...
Kris Kringle's daughter, Noelle, sets off on a mission to find and bring back her brother, after he gets cold feet when it's his turn to take over as Santa.
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Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj
Every Sunday, Hasan Minhaj brings an incisive and nuanced perspective to global news, politics and culture in his unique comedy series.
Elton John: I'm Still Standing - A Grammy Salute
Elton John: I'm Still Standing – A Grammy Salute. Taped at the Theater at Madison Square Garden shortly after the 2018 Grammys and broadcast on CBS this week, the evening saw Elton John and husband Da...
Suburban Noir: The Visual Style of 'A Simple Favor'
This piece looks at the film's rather distinctive production design and cinematography.
A Simple Favor: Gravestone Martinis
Behind the scenes documentary on the making of the film.
A Simple Favor
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Katy Perry: Will You Be My Witness?
In her new movie, the pop icon puts her life on camera for four whole days, in her most intimate reveal to date. As she does behind-the-scenes in the creation and aftermath of this unprecedented live-...
Pitch Perfect 3
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When the eternally optimistic Poppy, queen of the Trolls, learns that the Bergens no longer have any holidays on their calendar, she enlists the help of Branch and the rest of the gang on a delightful...
Eloise, having been relieved of maid of honor duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text, decides to attend the wedding anyway – only to find herself seated with five fellow-un...
Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates
Mike and Dave are young, adventurous, fun-loving brothers who tend to get out of control at family gatherings. When their sister Jeanie reveals her Hawaiian wedding plans, the rest of the Stangles ins...
Get a Job
A recent college graduate and his friends are forced to lower life expectations when they leave school for the real world. Life after college graduation is not exactly going as planned for Will and Ji...
Aspiring New York City artist, John Hollar returns to his Middle America hometown on the eve of his mother’s brain surgery. Joined by his girlfriend, eight months pregnant with their first child, John...
A girl falls for the "perfect" guy, who happens to have a very fatal flaw: he's a hitman on the run from the crime cartels who employ him.
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Lovable and friendly, the trolls love to play around. But one day, a mysterious giant shows up to end the party. Poppy, the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, Branch, must embark...
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The Late Late Show with James Corden
Once Craig Ferguson retires, James Corden will be taking over The Late Late Show. The show is a late night talk show that interviews celebrities and has its own bits. And of course, it's all hosted by...
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Improv actor and comic Stephen Colbert leaves his "The Colbert Report" character behind as he makes his long-awaited return to television. As the host of The Late Show franchise redux -- taped at the ...
Lip Sync Battle
Each episode features two A-list celebrities like you've never seen them before - syncing their hearts out in hysterically epic performances. Hosted by LL Cool J with colorful commentary by social med...
Digging for Fire
Tim and Lee are married with a young child. The chance to stay at a fancy home in the Hollywood Hills is complicated by Tim's discovery of a bone and a rusty old gun in the yard. Tim is excited by the...
Pitch Perfect 2
The Bellas are back, and they are better than ever. After being humiliated in front of none other than the President of the United States of America, the Bellas are taken out of the Aca-Circuit. In or...
A factory worker with a mental illness can either listen to his cat and become a killer or follow his dog's advice and keep trying for normal.
The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, this magnificent star-studded tribute salutes the Fab Four. Appearing with Paul McCartney and Ringo Sta...
Life After Beth
Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. When she mysteriously returns, he gets a second chance at love. Soon his whole world turns upside down...
After having visions of a member of her support group who killed herself, a woman who also suffers with chronic pain seeks out the widower of the suicide.
After a breakup with her boyfriend, a young woman moves in with her older brother, his wife, and their 2-year-old son.
The Last Five Years
In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.
Into the Woods
In a woods filled with magic and fairy tale characters, a baker and his wife set out to end the curse put on them by their neighbor, a spiteful witch.
Anna Kendrick Goes K-Pop with F(x)
Anna Kendrick joins the K-Pop supergroup f(x) on their World Tour and things go as well as you'd expect.
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Two teens battle their way through a religious apocalypse on a mission to defeat the Antichrist.
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Comedy Bang! Bang!
Based on Scott Aukerman’s popular podcast of the same name, COMEDY BANG! BANG! cleverly riffs on the well-known format of the late night talk show, infusing celebrity appearances and comedy sketches w...
What to Expect When You're Expecting
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The Company You Keep
A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who discovers his identity.
In the town of Blithe Hollow, Norman Babcock can speak to the dead, but no one other than his eccentric new friend believes his ability is real. One day, Norman's eccentric uncle tells him of a ritual...
End of Watch
Two young officers are marked for death after confiscating a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel during a routine traffic stop.
College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain we...
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Billy on the Street
Comedian Billy Eichner, unfiltered and unapologetic, hits the streets of New York City to test unsuspecting strangers on their knowledge of music and pop culture. With microphone in hand and money in ...
Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1
The new found married bliss of Bella Swan and vampire Edward Cullen is cut short when a series of betrayals and misfortunes threatens to destroy their world.
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger as Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge. In the midst of it all, she is for...
The Making of 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World'
A hyperkinetic behind the scenes look at the film.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
As bass guitarist for a garage-rock band, Scott Pilgrim has never had trouble getting a girlfriend; usually, the problem is getting rid of them. But when Ramona Flowers skates into his heart, he find...
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Forks, Washington resident Bella Swan is reeling from the departure of her vampire love, Edward Cullen, and finds comfort in her friendship with Jacob Black, a werewolf. But before she knows it, she's...
A teen girl disappears after trying to meet men online in order to escape her small town. Apparently, only her best friend worries enough to investigate the mystery.
The Marc Pease Experience
Former high school musical star, Marc Pease, finds himself still living in the past, eight years after graduating.
Up in the Air
Ryan Bingham is a corporate downsizing expert who spends his life in planes, airports, and hotels, but just as he is about to reach a milestone of ten million frequent flyer miles, he meets a woman wh...
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A television series broken down into thirteen separate sixty-minute films from premiere horror writers and directors.
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The Graham Norton Show
Each week celebrity guests join Irish comedian Graham Norton to discuss what's being going on around the world that week. The guests poke fun and share their opinions on the main news stories. Graham ...
Hal, a 15-year-old high-school student with a minor yet socially alienating (and painful) disability: he stutters uncontrollably. Determined to work through the problem, Hal opts for an extreme route ...
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Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and freakin' sweet is an animated series featuring the adventures of the Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three children. Meg is the mos...
My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies
On Sept. 28, 1998, some of the greatest divas in musical theater -- including Marin Mazzie, Judy Kuhn and Audra McDonald -- took the stage at New York City's Carnegie Hall to belt out songs that made ...
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