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Anna Faris Biography

Anna Faris
  • Name: Anna Faris
  • Birth Name: Anna Kay Faris
  • Father: Jack Faris
  • Mother: Karen Faris
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Actress
  • Net Worth: $20 million
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Body Measurements: 35-24-34
  • Weight in KG: 54 kg
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Chris Pratt (m. 2009), Ben Indra (m. 2004)
  • Divorce: Ben Indra (m. 2008)
  • Education: University of Washington , Edmonds Woodway High School
  • Awards: Stony Awards
  • Movies: Keanu
  • TV Show: Mom
  • Siblings: Robert Faris
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Anna Faris is an American producer and actress who is mainly popular for her implacable comic timing in her numerous comedy movies. She was born on 29th November 1976 and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. She is a proud daughter of her father Jack, who was a sociologist and worked at the University of Washington as a Vice president and mother Karen who was a special education teacher. She doesn’t have a sister but has an elder brother named Robert who is also a sociologist.

Anna began her acting career at a young age but not professionally. She adored watching plays and inevitably created her own with all the neighborhood kids. Her first paid job was at the Seattle Repertory Theater at age nine. She cherished it and did other local plays and readings. After her graduation from the University Of Washington, she decided to pursue her dream of writing in London. After filming few short films over there she decided to leave for Los Angeles.

Her breakthrough in her career came as a role of Cindy Campbell in Scary Movie, which brought a film franchise. She showed up in the consequent three sequels of the movie, with her last appearance being in the fourth installment. Amid the early-mid 2000s, she played supporting roles in many pictures, such as Lost in Translation and Brokeback Mountain, and also showed up in different comedies, including The Hot Chick, Waiting, My super Ex-Girlfriend and Just Friends. 

She was highly praised for her role in the indie black comedy Smiley Face and afterward featured in the Playboy-themed motion picture The House Bunny which earned her an MTV Movie Award nomination for Best Comedic Performance. In 2009, she co-appeared in Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel and Observe and Report, furthermore had voice-over roles in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel. Faris has played Christy Plunkett on the CBS sitcom Mom since 2013. The show has earned the actress further popular and critical and two People's Choice Award nominations.

Heading towards her personal life, she started dating popular actor Ben Indra after they met on the film set. Soon they got married in June 2004 but their marriage couldn’t last longer and Faris filed for the divorce because of their personal differences. As a part of their divorce agreement, she agreed to pay $900,000 to her ex-husband. Later on, she started going out with another actor Chris Pratt. On July 2009, Faris married to her boyfriend Chris in Bali, Indonesia. They have a son named Jack and currently, the family resides in the Hollywood hills, Los Angeles.

Anna is a very ravishing lady with a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weight of 54kg. She has won a million hearts with her acting skills and amazing comic timing. Her talent is the reason behind her success and her success has led her to earn $125 thousand salary per episode. Currently, she has a net worth of $20 million. To know about the latest news and gossip about Anna the facts are provided in her bio and in a wiki.

  • Last modified : 22 June, 2016
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