Kendrick rose to prominence for her supporting role as Jessica Stanley in The Twilight Saga (2008–12).
Her first prominent role was in the 1998 Broadway musical High Society, which earned her a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical.
She made her film debut in the musical comedy Camp (2003).
In 2009, she appeared in the comedy The Marc Pease Experience, played her first leading role in the crime thriller Elsewhere, and reprised her role of Jessica Stanley in The Twilight Saga: New Moon.
She then starred alongside George Clooney in director Jason Reitman's Up in the Air (2009).
She also lent her voice to the stop-motion animated film Para Norman (2012).
She next starred in the commercially successful crime drama End of Watch (2012), playing the love interest of Jake Gyllenhaal’s character.
Anna Cooke Kendrick (born August 9, 1985) is an American actress and singer.
She began her career as a child actor in theater productions.
Kendrick played the protagonist of the film, leading an ensemble cast including Skylar Astin, Rebel Wilson, Adam De Vine, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, and more.