Anna Faris

Anna Kay Faris was born in Baltimore, Maryland, to Karen (Bathurst), a special education teacher, and Jack Faris, a sociologist. She was raised in Edmonds, Washington. Her ancestry includes English, German, Scottish, French, Dutch, and Welsh.

Anna started acting very young but not professionally. She loved watching theatrical plays and eventually produced one of her own with all the neighborhood children, in her immediate environment. She was always encouraged with the emphasis that she wasn't just "pretending" but rather being an unpaid producer, director, writer and an actress.

Her first paid job was at the Seattle Repertory Theatre at age nine. She loved it and did other local plays and readings. After graduating from the University of Washington in English Literature, she decided to leave for London to work and write, but after filming (the less than wonderful)Lovers Lane(2000) and a short for the Seattle Film Festival, she decided to give Los Angeles a try. She signed up with a wonderful management agency and before she could catch her breath,Keenen Ivory Wayanscast her in heavy, hard & comedy movie (to some people, it is almost too horrific),Scary Movie(2000) & its sequel movies.

She never takes anything for granted and just feels so very fortunate to have been given a chance. (An example was her trying to thank all the journalists and photographers that came to the New York premiere.)

Anna has been married to actor Chris Prattsince 2009. The couple have a son. They separated in 2017.

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Live with Kelly & Ryan (2017)
Guest starring as Anna Faris
Chelsea (2016)
Guest starring as Anna Faris
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (2015)
Guest starring as Anna Faris
The Late Late Show with James Corden (2015)
Guest starring as Anna Faris (2 episodes)
Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014)
Guest starring as Anna Faris
Mom (2013)
Starring as Christy Plunkett (110 episodes)
The Talk (2011)
Guest starring as Anna Faris
Conan (2010)
Guest starring as Anna Faris (3 episodes)
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003)
Guest starring as Anna Faris (2 episodes)
Jimmy Kimmel Live (2003)
Guest starring as Anna Faris (8 episodes)
King of the Hill (1997)
Guest starring as Stoned Hippie Girl
Guest starring as Teenage Hippie Girl
Friends (1994)
Guest starring as Erica (4 episodes)
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Guest starring as Anna Faris (2 episodes)