More Anna Kendrick Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Up in the Air)Anna Kendrick is an acclaimed young actress who is rapidly making her mark in theatre, film and television.
She made her feature film debut in Todd Graff's Sundance Film Festival hit Camp and received an Independent Spirit Award nomination in the Someone to Watch category, as well as a best supporting actress nomination at the Annual Chlotrudis Awards. She is starring in Summit Entertainment's The Twilight Saga: New Moon, the second installment of the Twilight franchise, as Jesssica Stanley. She recently filmed Scott Pilgrim vs. the World for director Edgar Wright. She also appeared in Rocket Science, from Oscar-nominated Jeffrey Blitz, the filmmaker behind the documentary Spellbound. Last summer, she starred in The Marc Pease Experience for director Todd Louiso.
Kendrick became the second youngest Tony Award nominee ever when she was nominated as Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance as Dinah in the Broadway revival of High Society. She was also honored with Drama League and Theatre World Awards, as well as Drama Desk and FANY Award nominations.
Kendrick was featured in the New York City Opera House production of A Little Night Music starring Jeremy Irons, directed by Scott Ellis and choreographed by Susan Stroman. She was a lead performer in the Cabaret segment of My Favorite Broadway/The Leading Ladies at Carnegie Hall Live, and workshopped Jane Eyre and The Little Princess for Broadway.
Bio courtesy DreamWorks for "Up in the Air" (13-Dec-2009)