Anna Faris Biography

I Give it a Year

I Give it a Year

Score: 3 / 10
Released: August 23, 2013 - Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary
Director: Dan Mazer
Producer: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Kris Thykier
Studio: Magnolia Pictures
Cast: Rose Byrne, Rafe Spall, Simon Baker, Anna Faris, Stephen Merchant, Minnie Driver
Genre: Comedy
Length: 97 minutes
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Anna Faris Biography


Date of Birth: November 29, 1976

A native of Seattle, Anna Faris gained acting experience and training on stage while attending school. A city highly regarded for its theater circuit, Seattle proved to be a valuable teaching ground for her. There, Faris was cast in numerous productions including Our Town, Danger: Monkey, To Kill a Mockingbird, Heidi, Rain, Some Fish, No Elephants, Life Under Water, Summer Brave and I Never Saw a Butterfly.

A student of English Literature and Drama, Faris has performed on radio as well in presentations of Chekov Short Stories and The Sweet Hereafter.

Her time in Seattle led to her first major role in a film entitled Lovers Lane, a low budget teen-slasher pic about a man with a hook who escapes a mental institution and hunts for teenage victims. This proved not to be Faris' only experience with horror films, for just a short time later, she received the call in Los Angeles to audition for Scary Movie. It was with this film that she won her first lead role.

After completing Scary Movie, Faris relocated to Los Angeles and began landing roles in other features such as The Hot Chick (2002) and Brokeback Mountain (2005) as well as three Scary Movie sequels. She's also lent her voice to animated movies, including Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (both 2009), Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013) and The Emoji Movie (2017).

Anna also starred in the 2012 Sacha Baron Cohen comedy The Dictator (2012), I Give it a Year (2013) and Movie 43 (2013). Recently, she's been busy with her hit CBS-TV comedy series, Mom (2013-present), in which she stars alongside Allison Janney.

In 2004, Anna married fellow actor Ben Indra but they divorced four years later. In 2009 she married actor Chris Pratt with whom she has one child, a son named Jack. The couple announced they were legally separating in early August 2017.


The Emoji Movie (2017)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2015)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (2013)
I Give It a Year (2013)
Movie 43 (2013)
The Dictator (2012)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (2011)
What’s Your Number? (2011)
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
Yogi Bear (2010)
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)
Observe and Report (2009)
Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2008)
The House Bunny (2008)
Mama's Boy (2007)
Smiley Face (2007)
Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
3 & 3 (2005)
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Just Friends (2005)
Southern Belles (2005)
Waiting... (2005)
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Lost in Translation (2003)
Winter Break (2003)
The Hot Chick (2002)
May (2002)
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Scary Movie (2000)
Lovers Lane (2000)
Eden (1996)


Actor Overboard (2018)
Actor I Give it a Year (2013)
Actor Movie 43 (2013)
Actor Yogi Bear 3D (2010)
Actor The House Bunny (2008)
Actor Mama's Boy (2007)
Actor Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Actor Just Friends (2005)
Actor Waiting... (2005)
Actor May (2003)
Actor Scary Movie 3 (2003)
Actor The Hot Chick (2002)
Actor Scary Movie 2 (2001)
Actor Scary Movie (2000)