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Chris Pratt originally said no to 'Guardians' because he didn't wan't to embarass himself

Chris Pratt originally said no to 'Guardians' because he didn't wan't to embarass himself

NEW YORK, Aug. 8 (UPI) --Chris Pratt told the September issue of Esquire he originally rejected the role in "Guardian of the Galaxy" because he didn't picture himself as a superhero.
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Anna Faris says CBS series 'Mom' is 'the perfect job'

Anna Faris says CBS series 'Mom' is 'the perfect job'

LOS ANGELES, June 23 (UPI) --Anna Faris discussed her return to television in the CBS sitcom "Mom" during an interview with Deadline published Thursday.
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Rebel Wilson in line for 'Private Benjamin' remake

Rebel Wilson in line for 'Private Benjamin' remake

LOS ANGELES, May 7 (UPI) -- Rebel Wilson has reportedly been cast in a remake of the Goldie Hawn classic "Private Benjamin."
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Anna Faris reveals her Super Bowl team of choice

Anna Faris reveals her Super Bowl team of choice

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Anna Faris will be rooting for the Seattle Sehawks when they take on the Denver Broncos during the upcoming Super Bowl XLVIII.
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Ana Faris's 'Mom' character to reconnect with her father

Ana Faris's 'Mom' character to reconnect with her father

LOS ANGELES , Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Anna Faris's character on her new CBS sitcom, "Mom," reconnected with an important male figure during Monday's episode.
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Anna Faris lands on 'Worst' and 'Best' dressed lists for golden pant suit

Anna Faris lands on 'Worst' and 'Best' dressed lists for golden pant suit

Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Anna Faris showed up to Wesdnesday's 2014 People's Choice Awards in a gold beaded pant suit that caused quite the stir.
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Man charged with killing, cooking wife dies of cancer before trial

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- A Southern California man charged with killing, dismembering and killing his wife died of cancer last week in jail, officials said Friday.
Washington, Fey, Poehler to serve as Emmys presenters

Washington, Fey, Poehler to serve as Emmys presenters

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Kerry Washington, Diahann Carroll, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are to be presenters at the Emmy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, CBS announced Thursday.

Man accused of cooking wife hospitalized

VISTA, Calif., April 3 (UPI) -- Court proceedings for an Oceanside, Calif., man accused of killing and cooking his wife have been postponed due to his hospitalization, his attorney said.

Man pleads not guilty to cooking wife

VISTA, Calif., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- A California man pleaded not guilty to the murder of his wife, who police found dismembered, with body parts cooking on the stove and her head in the freezer.

Faris, Pratt are new parents

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. celebrity couple Anna Faris and Chris Pratt became parents Saturday when she gave birth to their son, their representative said.
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Stiller, Faris booked as 'SNL' hosts

Stiller, Faris booked as 'SNL' hosts

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Ben Stiller and Anna Faris have been booked as guest hosts of the U.S. sketch comedy series "Saturday Night Live" this fall, NBC announced Monday.
Anna Faris may co-star in 'Dictator'

Anna Faris may co-star in 'Dictator'

LOS ANGELES, May 4 (UPI) -- Comic actress Anna Faris is in talks to co-star with Sacha Baron Cohen in "The Dictator," The Hollywood Reporter said.
Garner, Usher head to 'Sesame Street'

Garner, Usher head to 'Sesame Street'

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Usher, Jennifer Garner and Sherri Shepherd are to appear on episodes of "Sesame Street" to air this month, producers of the U.S. preschool series said.
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Actress Anna Faris attends the premiere of the motion picture dramatic comedy "Funny People", in Los Angeles on July 20, 2009. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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Anna Kay Faris (born November 29, 1976) is an American actress and singer known for her comic roles. Faris has appeared in the Scary Movie series of films, The Hot Chick (2002), Lost in Translation (2003), and My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006). In 2008, she had a starring role in The House Bunny, for which she earned an MTV Movie Awards nomination.

Her recent and upcoming films include Young Americans, Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel, Yogi Bear, and Observe and Report. She also provided voice acting in the animated film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel.

Faris was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of Karen, a former special education instructor, and Jack Faris, a sociologist who worked at the University of Washington and headed the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association. She has a brother, Robert, who is also a sociologist and teaches at the University of California. Faris grew up in Edmonds, Washington. Her parents encouraged her to pursue acting when she was young, and she gave her first professional acting performance at age 9, at the Seattle Repertory Theater. After attending Edmonds Woodway High School, she studied English literature at the University of Washington.

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