Anna Faris

Biography: Difficult to recognize in her natural blonde state following her turn as a raven-haired Neve Campbell knockoff in Scary Movie and it's sequel, Anna made her professional acting debut at the tender age of nine at Washington's Seattle Repertory Theater. Refining her skills in improvisational theater, she later found roles in commercials and small local productions, though her future as an actress came into question as she pursued further education and a move overseas.

Raised in Seattle, Anna studied English Literature at the University of Washington after high school, later moving to London to begin working and writing. Longing to return to her childhood love of acting, Anna took a role in the run-of-the-mill teen slasher pic Lover's Lane. Making the move to Los Angeles in order to pursue an acting career full time, her previous improvisational experiences would soon come in handy as she landed her breakthrough role in the popular Scream-slanted spoof of teen slasher pics,
Scary Movie.

Not only did she start getting interviewed, but she also was getting more fans. After Scary Movie she finished shooting the indie film Love's Unlimited Orchestra with Gretchen Mol and Denise Richards, in which she plays a junkie. Anna also has a pilot for NBC's Summer lineup, called Dog Days. The show is about Anna and her dog, and there are live characters as well as voice overs for the dogs.

Anna has also appeared in two Scary Movie sequels, The Hot Chick, her second movie with Rob Schnieder and Cult hit May with Angela Bettis.

Anna also starred in an indie short called "Saphron Burrows", soon after Scary Movie. Her mom said "she did the film for her friends because it was run on a very low budget."

Anna never takes anything for granted and definitely has her head on her shoulders. She takes all of her fans to heart and tries to thank all of the reporters. With her career boosting everyday, Anna has a lot to look forward to. Hopefully, she will stay the way she is. Real.

"I try to keep my head on straight and take nothing for granted."

Anna Faris' Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 48
Highest Metascore: 87 Brokeback Mountain
Lowest Metascore: 11 Scary Movie 5
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 23
  2. Negative: 7 out of 23
23 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
82 The LEGO Movie Feb 7, 2014 Cast 8.2
59 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Sep 27, 2013 Sam Sparks / Sam Sparks 7.0
50 I Give It a Year Aug 9, 2013 Chloe 5.8
11 Scary Movie 5 Apr 12, 2013 Cindy 2.5
18 Movie 43 Jan 25, 2013 Vanessa 3.1
58 The Dictator May 16, 2012 Principal Cast 6.3
35 What's Your Number? Sep 30, 2011 Executive Producer / Ally Darling 5.5
42 Take Me Home Tonight Mar 4, 2011 Wendy Franklin 6.3
35 Yogi Bear Dec 17, 2010 Rachel 4.2
41 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel Dec 23, 2009 Jeanette 4.3
66 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs Sep 18, 2009 Sam Sparks 7.6
54 Observe and Report Apr 10, 2009 Brandi 5.9
55 The House Bunny Aug 22, 2008 Executive Producer / Shelley Darlingson 6.0
71 Smiley Face Nov 16, 2007 Jane F. 5.7
50 My Super Ex-Girlfriend Jul 21, 2006 Hannah Lewis 6.7
40 Scary Movie 4 Apr 14, 2006 Cindy 5.8
87 Brokeback Mountain Dec 9, 2005 Lashawn Malone 8.2
47 Just Friends Nov 23, 2005 Samantha James 7.0
30 Waiting... Oct 7, 2005 Serena 5.9
49 Scary Movie 3 Oct 24, 2003 Cindy 6.6
58 May Feb 7, 2003 Polly 3.7
29 The Hot Chick Dec 13, 2002 April 5.6
48 Scary Movie Jul 7, 2000 Cindy Campbell 6.9