Anna Faris

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Gender: Female

Birth Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Anna Faris (Anna Kay Faris) is an American actress and singer that was born November 29, 1976 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. She is 5' 4" (1.63 m) and is from English, German, Scottish, French, Dutch, and Welsh ancestry. Anna’s family moved to Edmonds, Washington when she was six years old because of her father, Jack's career. Jack worked at the University of Washington as a vice president of internal communications. He was a sociologist who went on to Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association. Her mother, Karen became a special education teacher at Seaview Elementary School in Edmonds. Anna’s older brother Robert followed in his father's footsteps and became a sociologist and a professor at the University of California, Davis.

She made her first professional acting debut when she was nine years old with the support of her family. She acted in Arthur Miller's one-act play Danger: Memory! at the Seattle Repertory Theater for three months. She pursued her acting career and then acted in To Kill a Mockingbird at the Issaquah, Washington, Village Theatre where she played Scout. She also appeared in a frozen yogurt TV commercial while in high school. She graduated high school in 1994 earned a degree in English literature in 1999 after graduating the University of Washington. She said in May 2012 after graduating college "my third or fourth job was a training video for Red Robin, which is a burger chain out West. I play, like, the perfect hostess. And I think they still use it." She played a cheerleader in Lovers Lane (1999) and became widely known in 2000 for her role as Cindy Campbell in the Scary Movie series (2000–2006). Anna loves to watch plays and made her very own play one day with the neighborhood kids.

Faris married actor Ben Indra on June 3, 2004 and filed for divorce from him in April 2007 because of irreconcilable differences. Their divorce was finalized on February 19, 2008 and Anna agreed to pay Ben $900,000 in addition to other property and acting royalties. Anna met actor Chris Pratt on the set of Take Me Home Tonight in 2007. They got married on July 9, 2009 in Bali, Indonesia with a small ceremony. Chris and Anna have one son, Jack, who was born in August 2012. Chris was sad because his son spent a month in the NICU from being born nine weeks early. Chris said "Our Jack went from a small, helpless little squirt to a strong, smart, happy, funny, beautiful boy who loves monster trucks and ‘Daniel Tiger,’ and, believe it or not, loves vegetables."

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