Anna Faris

Anna Faris

Movie Actress

Anna Kay Faris is an American actress. She rose to prominence for her work in comedic roles, particularly the lead part of Cindy Campbell in the Scary Movie film series.

Full Name
Anna Kay Faris
Nov 29, 1976
5′ 5″
Net Worth


Anna Kay Faris was born on November 29, 1976, in Baltimore, Maryland. She is an American actress, comedian, and producer. Anna is the daughter of Karen (Bathurst) and Jack Faris, who worked as a sociologist. Her siblings are brother Robert and sister-in-law Kelly Faris.

Anna started her career as a television actress in the late 1990s, appearing in shows such as “Empty Nest” (1995), “Boy Meets World” (1997–1998), “Friends” (1998), and “Daddio” (2000). In 1999, she made her film debut in the teen comedy “Loser” alongside Jason Biggs and Mena Suvari. This was followed by appearances in other comedies such as “Scary Movie” (2000), “Just Friends” (2005), and “The House Bunny" (2008).

In 2007, she received an MTV Movie Award nomination for Best Comedic Performance for her role in the romantic comedy "The House Bunny". The following year, she starred in the hit comedy "What's Your Number?" alongside Chris Evans. She has also voiced characters for animated films such as "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" (2009) and its sequel "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2" (2013); “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel" (2009); and "The Emoji Movie" (2017). 

In addition to acting, Anna has written two books: "Unqualified" (2016) and "My Mom's Got No Filter: How To Love And Accept Your Parent Unconditionally" (2020). She also served as executive producer on the web series "Mommywood". In 2020 she launched a podcast titled ‘Anna Faris Is Unqualified'.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1976</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Anna Faris is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On November 29, 1976, Anna Faris was born in Baltimore, Maryland.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1999</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Faris Makes Her Film Debut</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Faris makes her feature film debut in the horror comedy “Lovers Lane”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2000</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Faris Stars in Scary Movie</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Anna Faris stars as Cindy Campbell in the cult classic “Scary Movie.”</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Marries Actor Chris Pratt</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Anna Faris marries actor Chris Pratt on July 9, 2009 at a ceremony in Bali.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2013</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starring Role on CBS Sitcom Mom</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Anna Faris stars in the CBS sitcom “Mom” where she plays a recovering alcoholic single mother.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Separates from Chris Pratt</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Faris and Pratt announce their separation after 8 years of marriage.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Memoir Unqualified</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Faris releases her memoir titled “Unqualified” which became a New York Times Best Seller.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Talented Actress</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anna Faris is an incredibly talented actress. She has starred in a variety of comedies, dramas, and other films that have made her a household name. Her ability to bring depth to her characters makes her stand out among other actors and actresses in the industry.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Funny</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anna Faris is hilarious! She has a unique brand of comedy that can make any movie or TV show 10 times more enjoyable. Whether she's playing the straight man or cracking jokes, Anna knows how to make us laugh out loud.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anna Faris has an infectious charisma and energy that draws people in when she appears on screen. Her natural warmth and enthusiasm make it difficult not to like her character, no matter what situation they are in. </p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Major Movie Role</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anna Faris’ first major movie role was in the 1999 hit comedy "Scary Movie".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Voice Acting</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anna Faris has done voice acting for several cartoons and video games, including Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel and Lego Dimensions.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Comedy Podcast Host</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anna Faris hosts a weekly comedy podcast called "Unqualified", where she interviews celebrities about their personal lives and experiences.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Was an Extra in the Movie “Clueless”</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming an actress, Anna Faris had a small appearance in the 1995 classic movie "Clueless" as an extra in the school cafeteria scene.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Has a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2017, Anna Faris was awarded her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in recognition of her contributions to the entertainment industry.</p></div>


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