Anna Faris is an American actress and comedian, known for her comedic roles in films such as the Scary Movie franchise, The House Bunny, and Overboard. Faris was born on November 29, 1976 in Baltimore, Maryland, and raised in Edmonds, Washington. She began her career in the entertainment industry as a teenager, performing stand-up comedy in Seattle before moving to Los Angeles to pursue acting.In 1999, Faris made her film debut in the horror-comedy film, 'Lovers Lane.' She then went on to star in the 'Scary Movie' franchise, playing the lead role of Cindy Campbell in all four films from 2000 to 2006. This role helped establish her as a leading comedic actress in Hollywood, and she received a MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance for her work in the first film.Following the success of the 'Scary Movie' franchise, Faris starred in a number of popular comedies, including 'The Hot Chick' (2002), 'Lost in Translation' (2003), 'My Super Ex-Girlfriend' (2006), and 'The House Bunny' (2008). In 'The House Bunny,' Faris played the role of Shelley, a former Playboy bunny who becomes the house mother of a sorority. The film was a box office success and Faris received critical acclaim for her performance.In addition to her work in film, Faris has also had a successful career in television. She has appeared in a number of popular TV shows, such as 'Friends,' 'Entourage,' and 'How I Met Your Mother.' In 2017, Faris starred in the CBS sitcom 'Mom,' which focuses on the lives of a mother and daughter who are recovering alcoholics. Faris played the lead role of Christy Plunkett, and the show was a critical and commercial success. Faris received a People's Choice Award for Favorite Cable TV Actress for her work on the show.Faris has also been a successful voice actress, lending her voice to a number of animated films and TV shows, such as 'Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs' (2009) and 'The Emoji Movie' (2017).Throughout her career, Faris has been known for her comedic timing and her ability to play both dramatic and comedic roles. She has been nominated for a number of awards, including a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on 'Mom.'In addition to her successful career in entertainment, Faris is also known for her philanthropic work. She has been involved in a number of charitable organizations, including Stand Up to Cancer and the Children's Hospital Los Angeles.Faris has been married twice, first to actor Ben Indra from 2004 to 2008, and then to actor Chris Pratt from 2009 to 2018. The couple has a son together, Jack.In recent years, Faris has continued to work in both film and television, with notable roles in the films 'What's Your Number?' (2011) and 'The Dictator' (2012), as well as guest appearances on TV shows like 'Bob's Burgers' and 'Mom.' In 2020, Faris starred in the romantic comedy 'Cloudy with a Chance of Love,' and in 2021, she starred in the film 'Broken Land.'Faris has also been active in podcasting, hosting the podcast 'Anna Faris Is Unqualified' since 2015. The podcast features Faris and a guest discussing relationship advice and personal stories.In addition to her acting and podcasting career, Faris has also written a memoir, 'Unqualified,' which was published in 2017. The book is a collection of personal stories and advice on love, relationships, and career.Faris's talent and hard work have not gone unnoticed, she has been honored by multiple awards. Faris has received a People's Choice Award for Favorite Cable TV Actress in 2017 and 2018, and a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Mom.Overall, Anna Faris continues to be a highly respected and sought-after talent in the entertainment industry, with a career that spans over two decades. Her comedic timing, versatility, and ability to connect with audiences make her a favorite among audiences and critics alike. Faris continues to act in films and TV, host a podcast and writes books, proving that she is truly a multi-talented artist.