Anna Faris

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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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4th July 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...

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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...

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

5th January 2013 -

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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 -

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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 -

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What's Your Number

26th July 2011 -

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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 -

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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...

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7th October 2008 -

 Interview

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