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Anna Kendrick

 
Bio:
Kendrick is known for her roles in the PITCH PERFECT trilogy, as well as THE COMPANY YOU KEEP,KEND OF WATCH, THE TWILIGHT SAGA, SCOTT PILGRIM SAVES THE WORLD, PARANORMAN, THE LAST FIVE YEARS, A SIMPLE FAVOR, and 50/50, among others. In 2010, Kendrick starred opposite George Clooney and Jason ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Kendrick is known for her roles in the PITCH PERFECT trilogy, as well as THE COMPANY YOU KEEP,KEND OF WATCH, THE TWILIGHT SAGA, SCOTT PILGRIM SAVES THE WORLD, PARANORMAN, THE LAST FIVE YEARS, A SIMPLE FAVOR, and 50/50, among others. In 2010, Kendrick starred opposite George Clooney and Jason ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
New York City Opera Production, 2003
Fredrika Armfeldt
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1998
Dinah Lord

Anna Kendrick Biography


Kendrick is known for her roles in the PITCH PERFECT trilogy, as well as THE COMPANY YOU KEEP,KEND OF WATCH, THE TWILIGHT SAGA, SCOTT PILGRIM SAVES THE WORLD, PARANORMAN, THE LAST FIVE YEARS, A SIMPLE FAVOR, and 50/50, among others. In 2010, Kendrick starred opposite George Clooney and Jason Bateman in the film UP IN THE AIR, which earned her a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination.

She made her film debut in the musical comedy Camp (2003), and rose to prominence for her role in The Twilight Saga (2008–2012). She achieved further recognition for the comedy-drama film Up in the Air (2009), which earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, and for her starring role in the Pitch Perfect film series (2012–17).

Kendrick also had prominent roles in films such as the action comedy Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), the comedy drama 50/50 (2011), the crime drama End of Watch (2012), the musical fantasy Into the Woods (2014), the drama Cake (2014), the comedy Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016), the animated comedy Trolls (2016), the comic thriller A Simple Favor (2018), the fantasy comedy Noelle (2019), and the animated sequel Trolls World Tour (2020). She also sang on various soundtracks for her films, as well as at events like the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors and the 2015 Academy Awards, and published a memoir, Scrappy Little Nobody, in 2016.

An accomplished theatre vet, Kendrick made her Broadway debut in the 1997 production of HIGH SOCIETY, for which she received a Tony Award nomination.

Kendrick's additional theater work includes A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, MY FAVORITE BROADWAY/THE LEADING LADIES: LIVE AT Carnegie Hall and Broadway workshops of JANE EYRE and THE LITTLE PRINCESS. She has also been seen as 'Cinderella' in the big-screen adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's INTO THE WOODS.

She is the author of the bestselling collection of personal essays, Scrappy Little Nobody,

Anna Kendrick Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical Gold Star
Anna Kendrick, High Society
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical
Anna Kendrick, High Society
 
Theatre World Awards - 1998 - Performance Gold Star
Anna Kendrick, High Society
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Anna Kendrick, High Society

Anna Kendrick News

Steven Cutts To Direct HAZING U: A MODERN GREEK TRAGEDY At AMT Theater Photo Steven Cutts To Direct HAZING U: A MODERN GREEK TRAGEDY At AMT Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2023

Cutts will helm Zachary Harris Martin's graphic new play, Hazing U: A Modern Greek Tragedy, which explores the vicious dark side of American college fraternity life and exposes just how far young men will go to fit in and be accepted.

Video: The Best Broadway Performances from the Kennedy Center Honors Photo Video: The Best Broadway Performances from the Kennedy Center Honors
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 27, 2022

The 45th Annual Kennedy Center Honors are coming up and we are celebrating the special occasion with some of our favorite videos of past Broadway performances. Check out the full list!

Hallmark's HANUKKAH ON RYE Starring Jeremy Jordan Now Streaming on Peacock Photo Hallmark's HANUKKAH ON RYE Starring Jeremy Jordan Now Streaming on Peacock
by Michael Major - Dec 19, 2022

Hanukkah on Rye, starring Jeremy Jordan is now streaming on Peacock. Joining Jordan in the film is Yael Grobglas (“Jane the Virgin,” “The Selection”) and Grammy Awardwinner Lisa Loeb (“Robot Chicken”). The move to streaming comes as part of Peacock's new 'Holiday Hub' streaming destination. Watch sneak peek videos at the film now!

Award-Winning Artists Celebrate the Continued Success of Education Through Music-Los  Photo Award-Winning Artists Celebrate the Continued Success of Education Through Music-Los Angeles at November Gala
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 1, 2022

Education Through Music-Los Angeles (ETM-LA), a 501(c)3 nonprofit, hosted their 17th Year Celebration Benefit Gala last night, the evening of Wednesday, November 30th, 2022 at the Skirball Cultural Center.

VIDEO: Peacock Drops PITCH PERFECT Spinoff Series Teaser Trailer Photo VIDEO: Peacock Drops PITCH PERFECT Spinoff Series Teaser Trailer
by Michael Major - Oct 5, 2022

In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the first Pitch Perfect film, which premiered in theaters October 5, 2012, Peacock has shared the first teaser trailer for its new spinoff series, Bumper in Berlin. The new series features Adam Devine, Sarah Hyland, Flula Borg, Lera Abova, and Jameela Jamil. Watch the new video teaser now!

Broadway Streaming Guide: October 2022 - Where to Watch THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD & EVIL &  Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: October 2022 - Where to Watch THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD & EVIL & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Oct 1, 2022

Fall into October with a brand new lineup of Broadway-themed titles coming to streaming services. From the Original Broadway Cast Recording of & Juliet to the return of Seth Rudetsky's streaming concert series, check out what's streaming this month!

Photos: Peacock Shares First Look at PITCH PERFECT Spinoff Series With Adam Devine &  Photo Photos: Peacock Shares First Look at PITCH PERFECT Spinoff Series With Adam Devine & Sarah Hyland
by Michael Major - Sep 29, 2022

Peacock has shared a first look at their new Pitch Perfect spinoff series, Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin. Joining Adam Devine in the new series is Broadway alum Sarah Hyland, plus Flula Borg, Lera Abova, and Jameela Jamil.
 Check out first-look photos from the upcoming series now!

Meet the Cast of THE PIANO LESSON, Beginning Previews Tonight! Photo Meet the Cast of THE PIANO LESSON, Beginning Previews Tonight!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 19, 2022

The first Broadway revival of August Wilson's The Piano Lesson begins previews tonight, September 19, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre for its 17-week engagement.  Meet the cast bringing this play back to Broadway!

Broadway Streaming Guide: June 2022 - Where to Watch TREVOR: THE MUSICAL & More New R Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: June 2022 - Where to Watch TREVOR: THE MUSICAL & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Jun 4, 2022

This May, Broadway fans can rejoice with new cast recordings, concerts, and television shows to binge. From the new Disney+ filmed capture of Trevor: the Musical to Glee making its return to streaming services, check out what's coming to streaming services this month!

BWW Review: SEUSSICAL LET'S YOUR IMAGINATION RUN WILD AT TEXAS STATE at Texas State U Photo BWW Review: SEUSSICAL LET'S YOUR IMAGINATION RUN WILD AT TEXAS STATE at Texas State University Theatre & Dance
by Bryan Stanton - Apr 19, 2022

A new take on the world of Dr. Seuss in Texas State's Seussical playing now through April 24th.

Anna Kendrick Videos

VIDEO: Peacock Drops PITCH PERFECT Spinoff Series Teaser Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Peacock Drops PITCH PERFECT Spinoff Series Teaser Trailer

by Michael Major - Oct 5, 2022

In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the first Pitch Perfect film, which premiered in theaters October 5, 2012, Peacock has shared the first teaser trailer for its new spinoff series, Bumper in Berlin. The new series features Adam Devine, Sarah Hyland, Flula Borg, Lera Abova, and Jameela Jamil. Watch the new video teaser now!

VIDEO: Anna Kendrick Talks Being Tony-Nominated at Age 12 Videoplay
VIDEO: Anna Kendrick Talks Being Tony-Nominated at Age 12

by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2021

Anna Kendrick talks about the level of anonymity masks provide, working with Toni Collette in Stowaway and being nominated for a Tony at 12 years old.

VIDEO: Ashley Spencer and Kara Lindsay Soundcheck For Tonight's Concert With Seth Rud Videoplay
VIDEO: Ashley Spencer and Kara Lindsay Soundcheck For Tonight's Concert With Seth Rudetsky; Get Tickets Now!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 28, 2021

Tonight, Ashley Spencer and special guest Kara Lindsay will perform a concert as part of The Seth Concert Series with Seth Rudetsky. It was also recently announced that Jeremy Jordan will join the concert as well.

VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan and Jessica Lowndes Perform Their New Song, 'Alive'! Videoplay
VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan and Jessica Lowndes Perform Their New Song, 'Alive'!

by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2021

Jessica Lowndes and Jeremy Jordan have collaborated on a new song called Alive. The song is now available on Spotify and Apple Music. Jordan and Lowndes also created a video of them performing the song, together from different locations.

VIDEO: How Jeremy Jordan Saved THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Videoplay
VIDEO: How Jeremy Jordan Saved THE GREATEST SHOWMAN

by Stage Tube - Jan 2, 2021

He may not have appeared in the film, bu Jeremy Jordan played an integral part in bringing The Greatest Showman to the big screen. In a flashback video, find out how Jeremy saved 'The Greatest Showman' during his one-man show, 'Carry On.' 'Carry On' was first presented at Feinstein's/54 Below from February 12th through February 29th of 2020.

Exclusive Video: Jeremy Jordan Sings From BONNIE & CLYDE In Concert With Seth Rudetsk Videoplay
Exclusive Video: Jeremy Jordan Sings From BONNIE & CLYDE In Concert With Seth Rudetsky

by Alan Henry - Jun 15, 2020

Hosted by beloved musical director and Sirius XM Star Seth Rudetsky, Jeremy Jordan headlined a live concert this weekend June 14th at 8 PM ET. A replay of the concert will also be available to watch one time only at 3PM on June 15th, TODAY!

VIDEO: Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, and Anderson .Paak Have a Living Room Party  Videoplay
VIDEO: Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, and Anderson .Paak Have a Living Room Party in TROLLS: WORLD TOUR 'Don't Slack' Video

by Stage Tube - Apr 10, 2020

Anderson .Paak and Justin Timberlake have released the Don't Slack music video, from the upcoming movie Trolls: World Tour.

Video Flashback: Anna Kendrick on Trevor Noah's 'Between the Scenes' Videoplay
Video Flashback: Anna Kendrick on Trevor Noah's 'Between the Scenes'

by Stage Tube - Mar 28, 2020

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah has uploaded this video flashback to 2018, featuring Anna Kendrick in his segment, Between the Scenes.

VIDEO: Anna Kendrick Shares Her 'Favorite Things' In New Commercial Videoplay
VIDEO: Anna Kendrick Shares Her 'Favorite Things' In New Commercial

by Stage Tube - Nov 21, 2019

Wanted to make sure you saw the Frito-Lay campaign that dropped today with THE SOUND OF MUSIC super-fan Anna Kendrick stars in the new Frito-Lay commerical,  which repurposes a beloved musical theater standard that is often associated with the holiday season, a?oeMy Favorite Thingsa?? from Rodgers & Hammerstein's stage and screen classic The Sound of Music.

VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for TROLLS WORLD TOUR Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the New Trailer for TROLLS WORLD TOUR

by Stage Tube - Nov 14, 2019

Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake return in an all-star sequel to DreamWorks Animation's 2016 musical hit: Trolls World Tour. In an adventure that will take them well beyond what they've known before, Poppy (Kendrick) and Branch (Timberlake) discover that they are but one of six different Troll tribes scattered over six different lands and devoted to six different kinds of music: Funk, Country, Techno, Classical, Pop and Rock. Their world is about to get a lot bigger and a whole lot louder.


Anna Kendrick Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Anna Kendrick been in?
Anna Kendrick has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Anna Kendrick been in?
Anna Kendrick has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Anna Kendrick been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for High Society , Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for High Society Performance (Theatre World Awards) for High Society and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for High Society .

What awards has Anna Kendrick won?
Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for High Societyand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for High Society.


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