In 2012, ANNA KENDRICK (Diana) has voiced a character in the Focus Features animated feature
ParaNorman; she also starred in the David Ayer film End of Watch opposite Jake
Gyllenhaal and the
comedy/musical Pitch Perfect.
In addition to her participation in the all-star ensemble cast of Robert Redford's The
Company You Keep, Kendrick recently wrapped filming Dylan Kidd's comedy Get
a Job with Bryan Cranston. Anna is currently in Chicago filming the comedy Drinking
Buddies opposite Olivia Wilde and Ron Livingston.
Last year Kendrick starred in Summit Entertainment's dramatic comedy 50/50 with Seth
Rogen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The film received rave reviews from fans and critics
alike as well as several prestigious award nominations.
In 2010, Kendrick starred opposite George Clooney and Jason Bateman in the film Up in
the Air, directed by Jason Reitman. Kendrick earned a best supporting actress Oscar
nomination and was honored as best supporting actress by The National Board of Review
and best breakout star at the MTV Movie Awards. She also earned nominations from the
Critic's Choice Movie Awards, the Golden Globes, BAFTA and the Screen Actors Guild.
Anna was seen in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World opposite Michael Cera. Kendrick also
appeared in the blockbuster Twilight and its sequels New Moon, Eclipse and Breaking 24
Dawn Part 1. She was recently seen in the ensemble romantic comedy What to Expect
When You're Expecting (Lionsgate), based on the bestselling book series.
Kendrick also notably starred in PictureHouse's Rocket Science directed by Jeffrey Blitz.
Her performance as an ultra-competitive high school debate team member garnered
critical acclaim and the film received a nomination for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2007
Sundance Film Festival. For her work in the film, Anna was nominated for an
Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Kendrick made her feature film debut in director Todd Graff's Camp. Her performance
earned her an Independent Spirit Award nomination, as well as a Best Supporting Actress
nomination at the Annual Chlotrudis Awards.
An accomplished theater veteran, Kendrick began her career as Dinah Lord in the 1997
Broadway musical production of High Society, for which she received a Tony Award
Nomination as Best Featured Actress in a Musical. At 12 years old, the honor made her
the second youngest Tony nominee in award history. Kendrick also garnered Drama
League and Theatre World awards as well as Drama Desk and FANY award
Kendrick's additional theater work includes a featured role with the New York City
Opera's production of A Little Night Music, starring Jeremy Irons, My Favorite
Broadway/The Leading Ladies: Live at Carnegie Hall, and Broadway workshops of Jane
Eyre and The Little Princess.
She currently resides in Los Angeles, California.