Anna Faris is one of the most recognizable actresses of her time. Because of films like Scary Movie, House Bunny, and The Hot Chick, Faris is still regarded as one of the most successful female comedians in Hollywood. You may have seen her in several movies, but how much do you actually know about the comedic star? For some of the most surprising facts about this celebrity, check out these fascinating facts about the fascinating Anna Faris.
Anna Faris’ Age
Anna was born in Baltimore, Maryland on November 29, 1976. That means she will be turning 43 this year. Her family moved when she was age 6 to Edmonds, Washington.
Anna Faris’ Family Background
She has one older brother named Robert, who became a professor and sociologist at the University of California, Davis. Her mother was a special education teacher and her father was a sociologist at the University of Washington, who also served as the vice president of internal communications for the school. It is reported that Anna was brought up in a somewhat conservative household.
Anna Faris’ Height
According to online sources, Anna Faris measures approximately 5 feet and 5 inches (165cm) in height. She has said that she stays thin by keeping active with her young son.
Anna Faris and Chris Pratt
It is reported that Anna Faris and former husband fell for each other because of their mutual love of bugs. They both found out early into their dating stage that they both collected bugs, and supposedly had bug collections on the walls of their bedroom. The couple unfortunately split in 2018, but are currently on good terms and co-parent their 7-year-old son Jack.
Anna Faris Movies
Anna Faris has starred in various movie roles over the last few decades. One of her most notable roles was her recurring character in the Scary Movie series, in which she played Cindy Campbell. With her first listed appearance in 1996 with the role of Dithy in Eden. She has starred in over 30 movies, making for an impressively prolific acting career. Some other most popular movies she has starred in are Just Friends, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, The House Bunny, Brokback Mountain, 22 Jumpstreet and The Hot Chick.
Anna Faris Role On ‘Friends’
Anna has also had a decent TV career, with appearances in several series including the currently airing CBS series Mom. Many may not remember, but Anna also had a short stint on the iconic NBC series Friends. Anna played the recurring role of Erica, and actually appeared in 5 total episodes of Friends’ final season.
Bill Murray is her huge fan
Back in 2003, Anna Faris landed a major career changing role in Lost in Translation. The big stars of the film were Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson, with Anna playing one of the supporting roles as Kelly. That didn’t stop Bill Murray from being impressed by her work as an actress. Reportedly, Murray asked Lost in Translation director Sofia Coppola why he and Anna couldn’t have more scenes together.