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elcome to Adoring Anna, your newest and newest source for everything about Anna Kendrick. You may know her for her role as 'Becca' in Pitch Perfect, as the voice of 'Poppy' in Trolls or more recently as 'Alice' on Alice, Darling. Here you'll find all the latest news, videos, interviews, high quality photos, and more.
Biography

Anna Cooke Kendrick, born August 9th 1985, is an American actress. Born in Portland, Maine, the daughter of accountant Janice (née Cooke) and history teacher William Kendrick. She is of English, Irish, and Scottish descent. Her older brother is an actor and appeared in the drama film Looking for an Echo (2000). She attended Deering High School. 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 had a supporting role in The Twilight Saga (2008–2011) as Jessica. She achieved wider 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 (2012–2017).

She starred in the comedies Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010) and 50/50 (2011), the crime drama End of Watch (2012), the musical fantasy Into the Woods (2014), the thrillers The Accountant (2016) and A Simple Favor (2018), and the fantasy comedy Noelle (2019). She voiced the lead role in the animated musicals of the Trolls film franchise. She starred in the short form comedy series Dummy (2020), for which she received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series, and in the romantic comedy series Love Life (2021–2022). She made her directorial debut with the drama Woman of the Hour (2023).

Kendrick sang on soundtracks for some of her films, including the single “Cups” in 2012, and at events including the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors, and the 2015 Academy Awards. Her memoir, Scrappy Little Nobody, was published in 2016.