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Anna Faris

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Anna Kay Faris (born 29 November 1976 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA) is an American actress, best known for her roles in the Scary Movie trilogy.

Faris grew up in Seattle, Washington. Her parents, Jack and Karen Faris, encouraged Anna to pursue her acting ambition when she was young and she did her first professional acting perfomance at age 9 at the Seattle Repertory Theater. She studied English Literature at the University of Washington and lived in London for awhile.

Her first significant film role was in the independent production Lovers Lane (1999). Her "breakout" role was the horror film parody Scary Movie (2000).

Faris stands 5'5" in height. She is a natural blonde but had to dye her hair black for the filming of Scary Movie leading to the misconception she is a brunette. As of 2004, she is married to actor Ben Indra, whom she met while working on Lovers Lane and had dated since 1999.

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