Anna Faris Biography |
  • Anna Faris Biography

    Born: November 29, 1976 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA

    ANNA FARIS will next star in Chuck Lorre’s CBS television comedy “Mom” opposite Allison Janney. She most recently starred as the female lead opposite Sasha Baron Cohen in Paramount’s The Dictator and What’s Your Number, a romantic comedy for 20th Century Fox, alongside Chris Evans, which she also executive produced.

    Previously, Faris produced and starred in the hit film The House Bunny, in the leading role of Shelley Darlington, a Playboy Bunny who is kicked out of the mansion and tries to adjust to life on the outside.

    Faris co-starred in the Oscar® nominated film Lost in Translation, alongside Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson for director Sofia Coppola. The critically acclaimed box-office hit earned Faris rave reviews. Faris’ additional feature films include, I Give It A Year, Observe & Report, Brokeback Mountain for director Ang Lee, Smiley Face for director Gregg Araki, Yogi Bear, Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs, Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, Take Me Home Tonight, Mama’s Boy, Just Friends, Waiting, Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel, and Scary Movie, Scary Movie 2, Scary Movie 3, and Scary Movie 4. These films represent Dimension Films’ most successful franchise to date.

    On television, Faris has had memorable recurring roles on Entourage as herself and on the final season of “Friends,” playing a surrogate mother to Monica and Chandler’s adopted baby.

    Originally from Seattle, Faris started acting in the theatre at a young age. She currently lives in Los Angeles.

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