Anna Faris is an American actress best known for her leading role as Cindy Campbell in the Scary Movie franchise of comedy films.
She also has a starring role as Christy, a waitress at a posh Napa Valley establishment who is four months clean and doing her best to be a good mom and overcome a history of questionable choices, in the television sitcom Mom.
She starred opposite Sasha Baron Cohen in The Dictator and in What's Your Number, a romantic comedy that she executive produced.
Faris produced and starred in the hit film The House Bunny, in the leading role of Shelley Darlington. The project was hatched from an original idea by Faris and she collaborated with the writers of Legally Blonde on the script.
Faris also co-starred in the Academy Award-nominated film Lost in Translation. Her additional feature films include I Give It A Year, Observe & Report, Brokeback Mountain, Smiley Face, Yogi Bear, Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs, Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, Take Me Home Tonight, Mama's Boy, Just Friends, Waiting, Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel and Scary Movie, Scary Movie 2, Scary Movie 3 and Scary Movie 4.
She also stars in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, where she reprises her animated role as Sam Sparks from the original.
On television, Faris has had recurring roles on Entourage portraying herself, and on the final season of Friends, playing the surrogate for Monica and Chandler's twins.
Faris started acting in theatre at a young age. Originally from Seattle, she currently lives in Los Angeles.