Anna Kendrick is an American actress and singer, born on August 9, 1985, in Portland, Maine. She began her acting career as a child and rose to fame with her starring role in the musical film “Pitch Perfect”. She has since appeared in many other films, including “Up in the Air”, “Into the Woods”, and “A Simple Favor”. In addition to acting, Kendrick is also a successful singer and has released her own music. She has been nominated for many awards throughout her career, including an Academy Award and a Tony Award. Kendrick is known for her funny and relatable personality, and she has been praised for her down-to-earth attitude. She continues to be a prominent figure in both the entertainment industry and in advocacy efforts for political causes.