Anna Chlumsky

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Quotes (9)

  • Anna: I don't let it bother me too much if someone doesn't like me. I just figure there's no accounting for taste. It's not me, it's my acting. It's like if someone doesn't like someone's food, they just don't like my acting.

  • Anna: When I see some of these actors that come onto the scene as children fail, it breaks my heart, because they put everything into their career, not into their life. I was taught that acting is a career, not a defining factor of which I was to be judged.

  • Anna: From the very start of all of this, my mom has read the scripts first. And if she liked something, she let me read it. She told our agent what kinds of parts that we would want.

  • Anna: I had no idea of the size of my bank account as a teen, and I didn't care to know. That was my mom's job, I figured that I would just find out when I turned 18. If you can't trust your mom, then who can you trust?

  • Anna: Keep in mind that there are computers, that do touch things up. Like when I got a hold of the poster for Gold Diggers, I said: 'Hey, wait a minute! Those aren't my teeth'.

  • Anna: I pray every night. I just talk to God and I can go to sleep. I don't worry anymore.

  • Anna: It creeped me out at first, but I guess it's nice to know I still resonate in people's minds. - about being recognized on her subway commute to work

  • Anna: I love... anything in black and white.

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Trivia (45)

  • Anna and Army reserve member Sean So are engaged and are planing to marry in 2008.

  • Anna's mother was the drama director at her high school, where she performed the lead in Pygmalion.

  • Like her father, Anna plays the saxophone. Her instrument case, at one point, had a gigantic frog sticker on it that took up an entire side.

  • Anna attended Walther Lutheran High School, where in addition to acting, she was in band and on the volleyball team.

  • Anna is a supporter of the 'Make a Wish' foundation, that grants terminally ill children a wish, and of the Pediatric AIDS foundation.

  • Anna was placed on a low-calorie diet, and ordered to exercise during her lunch breaks on the set of her movie My Girl 2. Her mother put a halt to the workouts though, when they became too tiring for her to keep up.

  • Anna studied a variety of performing arts as a child: Ballet, Tap, singing, piano, violin, and clarinet.

  • Anna played 'Mama' in her school's production of Bye Bye Birdie, and nailed the part, further interesting her in acting professionally.

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