Anna Faris

Biography

Anna Faris (born 29.11.1976)
Anna Faris is an American actress and singer, best known for her comic roles.
Anna Faris: Childhood
Anna Faris was born in Baltimore in Maryland, to Karen and Jack Faris. Her mother is an elementary school teacher and her father is a sociologist. Anna also has a brother, Robert and they were raised in Edmonds, Washington.
Encouraged by her parents, Faris landed her first acting job at the age of nine, at the Seattle Repertory Theatre. She attended Edmonds Woodway High School, then studied English Literature at the University of Washington.
Anna Faris: Acting Career
Anna Faris debut major film role was in Lovers Lane, an independent film released in 1999. Her breakthrough role, however, came with her role in Scary Movie, a parody of Scream. The film also starred Carmen Electra and Regina Hall. Faris died her hair black for the role in Scary Movie (and the sequel), so that she resembled Neve Campbell more closely.
Following on from her newfound popularity, Anna Faris landed the role of Erica in Friends, Erica was the birth mother of Chandler (Matthew Perry) and Monica (Courtney Cox Arquette) Bing's child. Faris then went on to appear in Lost in Translation. The film was a critically acclaimed release, starring Scarlett Johansson and Bill Murray.
Anna Faris then appeared Waiting. which also starred Ryan Reynolds and Justin Long. Faris was reunited on screen with Ryan Reynolds, in Just Friends.
In 2005, Faris landed a role in the critically lauded Brokeback Mountain, a film which brought her to the attention of a much wider audience. Brokeback Mountain also starred the late Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams and Jake Gyllenhaal.
The following year, Faris starred in My Super Ex-Girlfriend, with Uma Thurman and Luke Wilson, followed by an appearance in 2008's Young Americans, in which she played Topher Grace's twin sister. That same year, she also featured in Mama's Boy, which starred Jeff Daniels, Jon Heder and Diane Keaton and Smiley Face, with John Cho and Adam Brody.
In 2007, Anna Faris starred in and produced The House Bunny. The film, about a retired Playboy bunny, featured Rumer Willis (daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore) and Hugh Hefner. That summer, she also appeared in the popular HBO series, Entourage. In 2009, Faris worked with Seth Rogen on Observe and Report, a comedy by Jody Hill.
Anna Faris: Personal Life
Anna Faris married the actor Ben Indra, in 2004. They had dated since 1999. In 2007, Faris filed for divorce. She then married another actor, Chris Pratt, in 2009.
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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2

24th October 2013 -

 Movie Review

With new writers and directors, this frenetic sequel indulges in silliness with less substance than last time. It's a lot of fun, but also rather forgettable, like the movie's surprisingly unimaginative title (honestly, the sky...

Anna Faris Waves At Photographers On Arriving At 'Letterman'

21st October 2013 -

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'Scary Movie' star Anna Faris waves at paparazzi but stops only for a brief moment for photos on arriving at the New York studios for 'The Late Show with David Letterman'.Anna is currently starring as...

'Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2' Scoffs At US Box Office Competition

1st October 2013 -

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, despite receiving mixed reviews, has gained over $34 million at the US weekend Box Office. The film was released on Friday (27th September), and received mixed, although generally...

Review Round-Up: 'Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2'

27th September 2013 -

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, the sequel to the successful children's animation, is due to be released in US cinemas today (27th September). Reviewers have been generally positive when considering the film is...

Justin Long Will Star With Anna Faris In CBS' New Comedy 'Mom'

30th July 2013 -

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CBS' comedy Mom has added Justin Long to its cast. Chuck Lorre made the announcement at a promotional event for the series. He told the gathered press Octavia Spencer would also be making a guest...

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The new Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 trailer has rolled out online, promising more of the same from Sony's surprise animated hit that appears to be on the verge of forming a franchise....

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2

4th July 2013 -

 Video

Flint Lockwood is a genius inventor who previously caused chaos in his hometown when he invented the FLDSMDFR (Flint Lockwood Diatonic Super Mutating Dynamic Food Replicator) which turned water into food and nearly caused a...

Sarah Michelle Gellar, Robin Williams And Anna Faris Make An Appearance At CBS Upfront 2013 - Part 2

19th May 2013 -

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The biggest stars of the CBS network including 'The Crazy Ones' actors Sarah Michelle Gellar and Robin Williams, and 'Mom' stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney were snapped on the red carpet the CBS Upfront...

CBS CEO Les Moonves Joined By Wife Julie Chen, Will Arnett and LL Cool J At CBS Upfront 2013 - Part 3

19th May 2013 -

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CBS CEO Les Moonves and his wife 'The Talk' host Julie Chen were among red carpet arrivals at the 2012 CBS Upfront Presentation along with Will Arnett, who will appear in the new CBS sitcom...

I Give It a Year

8th February 2013 -

 Movie Review

Not so much a rom-com as an anti-romance comedy, this brightly amusing British film makes us laugh fairly consistently, although the story itself is pretty grim. It's also a problem that the plot and characters...

Movie 43

25th January 2013 -

 Movie Review

A collection of random shorts that focus mainly on idiotic male behaviour, this portmanteau comedy is only occasionally amusing, never making anything of its astonishing cast. Frankly, we spend most of the time wondering how...

First Look: Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2! (Photo)

23rd January 2013 -

 News

Cloudy With a Chance Of Meatballs 2 - or Cloudy 2: Revenge Of The Leftovers - is set to be released on September 27, 2013, and we have the first still to be released by...

New Anna Faris Role: Lead Role In Chuck Lorre Sitcom ‘Mom’

5th January 2013 -

 News

The new Anna Faris role sees the Scary Movie star join the growing list of movie stars seeking small screen success, with a role in Chuck Lorre’s new series Mom. CBS are working on a...

I Give It A Year

27th November 2012 -

 Video

Josh and Nat thought they had the most perfect relationship and made no hesitation in getting married despite their family and friends doubting their longevity. In their first year of being hitched, cracks begin to...

Movie 43

22nd November 2012 -

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If you were hoping for a romantic comedy with a harmless storyline, romance and inoffensive jokes, the here's a warning: read no further. 'Movie 43' is one of the most cringe-worthy and uncensored taboo-filled flicks...

Anna Faris Is Friendly To Fans In The Grove

16th January 2012 -

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Actress Anna Faris (Scary Movie 4; What's Your Number?; The House Bunny) leaves the Grove in Los Angeles. As she walks down the busy street, she is stopped by two fans who ask to have...

The Dictator

11th January 2012 -

 Video

General Aladeen is the ruler of a country called Wadiya. However, he is not a fair ruler, he is a dictator and his reign over Wadiya becomes cause for concern for the United Nations, who...

What's Your Number

26th July 2011 -

 Video

When Ally Darling asks her boyfriend to accompany her to her sister's wedding, he refuses, saying it sounds too serious if her parents will be there. While with her friends on a night out, she...

Anna Faris on the set of 'The Dictator'

16th July 2011 -

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Anna Faris on the set of 'The Dictator'

Yogi Bear

8th February 2011 -

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2011 will see the return of two very popular bears, Hundred Acre Wood resident Winnie The Pooh and secondly Jellystone Park occupant Yogi Bear! Never alone, Yogi is once again accompanied by his young partner...

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs

25th January 2010 -

 Video

Watch the trailer for Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs Flint Lockwood is an inventor who's never really been respected, so far in his career he's been made out to be more of a laughing...

Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel

2nd April 2009 -

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Watch the trailer for Frequently Asked Questions About Time TravelThree British friends walk into their local pub, 2 are stereotypical geeks and the other is a cynic. For them, it's the usual night, drinking pints...

Observe and Report

17th February 2009 -

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Watch the trailer for Observe and ReportRonnie Barnhardt is the head security guard at Forest Ridge Mall, he takes his job seriously but never has anything too hard to deal with, he's always ready to...

The House Bunny

4th September 2008 -

 Video

Watch the trailer for The House Bunny. Anna Faris (Lost in Translation and Scary Movie) stars as Shelley, an ex Bunny girl, when Shelley turned 27, she becomes too old to live in the Playboy...

Scary Movie 2

8th March 2005 -

 Movie Review

Technically speaking, "Scary Movie 2" is a real mess. The editing is pathetic, mostly because the script -- if you can call it that -- is just a series of unrelated horror movie japes put...

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7th October 2008

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