Anna Kendrick's Biography
Anna Kendrick (born August 9, 1985 in Portland, Maine) is a film and stage actress best known for the roles of Natalie Keener, in the 2009 film "Up in the Air", and Jessica Stanley in the ongoing "Twilight Saga" film series.
Her other acting work includes the films "Camp" and "Rocket Science" and the Broadway musical High Society. Kendrick is a Tony Award and Golden Globe nominee.
Anna was nominated for a Tony Award (second youngest ever), a Drama Desk Award and Fany Award (best actress featured in a musical) for her performance where she originated the role of Dinah in High Society on Broadway.
Her spectacular performance landed her the Drama League and Theatre World Award.
She was a lead performer with Cabaret's Kit Kit Club at Carnegie Hall Live in My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies (1999) (TV).
She also had the privilege of working with director Scott Ellis and choreographer Susan Stroman at the New York City Opera House with Jeremy Irons amongst many more celebrity status actors, playing the role of Fredika in "A Little Night Music."
Anna work-shopped Jane Eyre & The Little Princess for Broadway and starred in the feature film Camp (2003) with director Todd Graff.
She has been traveling around the world for the premieres. Her manager, Kim Matuka, at Online Talent Group, has been working with her exclusively since the age of 10. "I always knew Anna was special....it just took a little longer for the industry to realize that."
Anna is 5'1 1/2 inches tall and very petite. She has lovely brunette hair which she wears in a dizzying array of eye popping hairstyles. She has been a favorite of the fashion and beauty media for her fresh style.
Her celebrity hair stylist is Stephanie Hobgood who has coiffed the beautiful star for all her recent Red Carpet events. Anna has rocked her hair long and softly curled to an edgy high crown ponytail to a soft and tousled bun.
Style: Formal, Trendy
Face Shape: Oval, Heart, Diamond