Anna Kendrick Family: Boyfriend, Brother, Parents |
Anna Kendrick husband and familyEdit
Ben Richardson (partner)
- Date of birth: September 21, 1975 (47 years)
- Zodiac sign: Virgo
Since February 2014, she has been dating English cinematographer Ben Richardson, after their meeting at the Drinking Buddies comedy-drama film production.
Anna Kendrick kids
Anna does not have children as yet.
William Kendrick (father)
- Date of birth: December 1, 1946 (76 years)
- Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
Being a history teacher who surprisingly happened to work in the field of finance, William Kendrick is a wonderful father in addition. When divorcing Anna’s mother, he helped his 15-year-old daughter go through that tough period. According to the celebrity, her father taught her that staying together for the sake of kids is a completely wrong approach, which outcomes are usually more horrible than the separation itself. William showed the teenage girl what healthy relations look like, not trying to receive the children custody or sue Anna’s mother to divide the assets.
Janice Kendrick (née Cooke) (mother)
Anna’s mother managed to develop her daughter’s discreet personality even though the girl was a real menace in her teens. Today, Janice’s relations with her only daughter are built on strong humor and irony.
Although Janice could not ensure Anna’s success in Hollywood, back in 1995, she hopped on a bus with the 10-year-old girl and took a trip to New York in order to give Anna a chance of trying out for a supporting role in her first Broadway performance. After Anna was approved for the role, mother kept travelling with her back and forth from Maine to the Big Apple to let the daughter attend rehearsals.
Anna’s role in The Accountant character-study thriller turns out to be either fateful or ironic, considering her mother working as an insurance accountant. For sure, the actress referred to her mother’s experience while preparing to play a whip-smart accounting clerk to be more persuasive in her performance.
Michael Cooke Kendrick (brother)
- Date of birth: March 2, 1983 (39 years)
- Zodiac sign: Pisces
Anna is not the only child in Kendrick’s family who did not follow the parents’ steps in teaching or accounting. Her elder brother by the name of Michael is known for the roles in a drama Looking for an Echo along with Celebrity Ghost Stories and Celebrity Close Calls TV series. Though the man’s television appearance is not as proficient and impressive as his sister’s, Cookie Monster, as he is nicknamed, keeps trying to make a mark in a filming industry.
Michael seems to share the same humor and playfulness with Anna. They are also known to be within the cutest celebrity siblings in Hollywood, attending most of official events together. His Insta page.
Having begun to develop her professional presence in theater productions, Anna Kendrick showed best of herself in the Broadway musical High Society, which earned her the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical back in 1998. The actress’ film debut in the Camp comedy took place a few years later, but it was The Twilight Saga which helped Kendrick raise to prominence. Best known among teenagers for the role of Becca in the Pitch Perfect film series, Anna Cooke is a nominee for more than 60 awards, including Academy Awards and Golden Globe Awards, owning 15 trophies in addition. The actress boasts her skills in different film genres: her performance in the comic thriller A Simple Favor and the animated comedy Trolls seems to back up her professionalism.
What is more, Anna is good at singing: she sang some soundtracks for the movies she starred in. Her song Cups became viral, proceeding to be the real hit for years since the moment of release.
Anna’s collection of autobiographical essays, gathered in a 2016 memoir Scrappy Little Nobody, caused numerous controversies regarding Kendrick’s sense of humor and talent for writing.