We called the actress while she was on vacation with her husband, Chris Pratt, and talked about the genesis of her podcast, her dream celebrity guests, and why she can’t help but crack a vagina joke.. I like learning about other people’s lives, listening to other people’s problems. I’m sure being a successful actress in Hollywood facilitates getting famous guests on the show too. Now I’ll grab Chris’s phone and ask if I can annoy his friends.
I became a huge podcast fan—an obsessive one, as my poor husband discovered. There are times when he’s like, “I can’t believe you said that.” But he’s been awesome about it.
She adored watching plays and inevitably created her own with all the neighborhood kids.
Her first paid job was at the Seattle Repertory Theater at age nine.
She doesn’t have a sister but has an elder brother named Robert who is also a sociologist.
Anna began her acting career at a young age but not professionally.
And he comes over and he has this whole presentation; I had no idea that he was even listening to me. We started incorporating more improv segments because I have so much fun doing it. We had never met, and there was this great juxtaposition between his hardcore New Yorkishness and my Northwest whatever-I-am.
They've [the Scary Movie series] given me a career but they've also sort of boxed me in.
What really surprised me when I first moved here is that the industry thought of actors as either comedic or dramatic. I understand that maybe some people are better at one or the other, but I can't understand why it's so divided.
"I was a little scared because I kind of felt like, 'Well, I don't know him.' [But the] first night that we hung out, I was like, 'Wow, I could hang out with Chris for, like, 90 hours.'" Chris, also 34, who has dated Hollywood beauties in the past, shared similar feelings.
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