Actor Trading Cards: Anna Kendrick

Anna KendrickI grew up collecting baseball cards, which got me thinking…what if actors had trading cards? IMDb and Wikipedia are great sites, but sometimes you want just the ‘highlights’, right?

ANNA KENDRICK
Born: August 9, 1985 in Portland, Maine
Height: 5’2

“The really humbling moment is when you get home from the Golden Globes and sit on your bed, which is the same crappy IKEA bed you’ve had since you were 18, and you put on an old episode of “Family Guy,” and you have a frozen meal . . . and you’re trying not to get macaroni and cheese on your thousand-dollar gown.” – Anna Kendrick

 

SUMMARY:

Anna Kendrick is the girl-next-door who’s quickly approaching ‘A-List’ status in Hollywood. She brings a ‘sweet, but sassy’ attitude into many of her roles and a mad set of vocal talents to boot. Look for Ms. Kendrick to become a household name in the very near future.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Best Known For: Pitch Perfect (‘Beca’), Twilight Series (‘Jessica’) and Up in the Air (‘Natalie’)

Breakout Role (according to the masses): Twilight

Breakout Role (according to Leo Craven): Up in the Air

Box Office Status: Rising Star

Next Project to Look Out for: Pitch Perfect 2 (In theaters now)

Most Famous Scene (‘Cups’ performance in Pitch Perfect):

AWARDS:

Nominated for Best Supporting Actress (Golden Globes and Oscars) in 2010 for “Up in the Air”

Nominated for a Tony Award in 1998 for her role as Dinah in the Broadway Musical “High Society” (3rd youngest nominee ever)

ONE LAST THING:
This young lady has some great comedic chops – check out her Super Bowl commercial parody:

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