Anna Kendrick (born on August 9, 1985 in Portland, Maine) appears in Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn - Part 1 as Jessica Stanley. She also starred in the 1998 film High Society, the 2003 film Camp, and the 2007 film Rocketship. Kendrick also played Natalie in the award-winning movie Up in the Air and Beca in the 2012 A capella based movie Pitch Perfect.
CareerKendrick claims to have "caught the acting bug" at the age of 10, when her parents would allow her and her elder brother catch the Greyhound bus from her hometown of Portland, Maine to New York City so that she could attend auditions.Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag.
In late 2007, she auditioned for the role of Jessica Stanley in [[Twilight (filmbegtegtvet67t6tr9byu3gt3ttegtt4ggdeutrbuiyr7y7y7iyeiuhiy7iyniuxrehyiub7uytrtgtbyugrygbyugrygejhvdhgyuhgrfhgdufygyuiuguyngrfbytgrfyugnyugrtb yriuyriunyuiyuiyjinu9ye7rjuufh8euuu8eumny97en98y83u9y737yne7huew7yuiwyn7euwye79yeKendrick's theater singing experience gave her the opportunity to star in 2009's The Marc Pease Experience, where she appears as a high school senior involved in musical theater.
She is featured in the film Elsewhere, scheduled for 2009, in which she plays her first lead character, a girl whose best friend goes missing, and in director Jason Reitman's film Up in the Air, based on Walter Kirn's 2001 novel of the same name, alongside George Clooney. She played the character of Stacey Pilgrim in Edgar Wright's adaptation of the graphic novel Scott Pilgrim, titled Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.
Kendrick and her older brother, actor Michael Cooke Kendrick, who appeared in the 2000 film Looking for an Echo, attended Deering High School in Portland, Maine. She lists Parker Posey, Molly Shannon, and Amy Poehler as her inspirations.
|2003||The Mayor||Sadie Winterhalter|
|2007||Rocket Science||Ginny Ryerson|
|The Marc Pease Experience||Meg Brickman|
|The Twilight Saga: New Moon||Jessica Stanley|
|Up in the Air||Natalie Keener|
|Scott Pilgrim vs. the World||Stacey Pilgrim|
|50/50||Katherine "Katie" McKay|
|End of Watch||Janet|
|The Company You Keep||Diana|
|Get A Job||Jillian Stewart|
|1998||Tony Awards||Best Featured Actress in a Musical||Nominated||High Society|
|Drama Desk Awards||Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical||Nominated|
|Theatre World Awards||Won|
|2004||Chlotrudis Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Nominated||Fritzi Wagner in Camp|
|Independent Spirit Awards||Best Debut Performance||Nominated|
|2008||Best Supporting Female||Nominated||Ginny Ryerson in Rocket Science|
|2009||Chicago Film Critics Association Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Nominated||Natalie Keener in Up in the Air|
|National Board of Review of Motion Pictures||Best Supporting Actress||Won|
|Satellite Awards||Best Actress in a Supporting Role||Nominated|
|Toronto Film Critics Association||Best Supporting Actress||Won|
|Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Awards||Best Breakthrough Performance||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Nominated|
|2010||Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Nominated|
|Golden Globe Awards||Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture||Nominated|
|Online Film Critics Society Awards||Best Supporting Actress||Nominated|
|People's Choice Awards||Favorite Breakthrough Movie Actress||Nominated|
|Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role||Nominated||Natalia Keener in Up in the Air|
|Academy Award (Oscar)||Best Supporting Actress||Nominated|
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- ↑ Erik Davis (13 April 2007). Ben Stiller Taps Newcomer Anna Kendrick As 'Marc Pease Experience' Co-Star. Cinematical. Archived from the original on 2012-07-24. Retrieved on 2008-04-05.
- ↑ Nicole Sperling (19 November 2008). 'Twilight' scene-stealer Anna Kendrick to costar opposite George Clooney. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on 2008-11-21.
- ↑ Borys Kit (20 January 2009). Chris Evans, Brandon Routh join 'Pilgrim' pic. The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on 2009-01-24. Retrieved on 2009-01-04.