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Mother is Nancy L. Chlumsky, who is also her coach and manager. Father is Frank Chlumsky, of Czech origins.

Very close to Elijah Wood.

Screen tested for Jurassic Park (1993). Also turned down Beethoven (1992), Lassie (1994) and a sitcom based around her life.

Wants a part alongside Winona Ryder, Robert Sean Leonard or Elijah Wood.

Her grandmother's prom dress was a costume for Frankenstein (1931).

Father Frank Chlumsky is a saxophone player and owns a restaurant in Wisconsin.

Graduated from The University of Chicago with a BA in International Studies in June 2002.

Has worked as a restaurant guide in the Manhattan area, and an aspiring food critic.

She currently lives in New York City where she is continuing her acting career. [2004]

Has worked at HarperCollins Publishers as an editorial assistant.

Graduated from Walther Lutheran High School (now known as Walther Christian Academy) in June 1998.

Went to Grace Lutheran Church and School in River Forest, Illinois, for grade school.

Became engaged in 2007 to Chinese-American Shaun So, an Army reserve member who served in Afghanistan. Coincidentally the fathers of both members of the couple are chefs. Anna's father is a restaurateur and a culinary instructor in Chicago at Kendall College and Shaun's father owns a Chinese restaurant called China Town in Topsham, Maine.

Her great-grandfather owned a trained bear that appeared in Three Stooges movies.

Desiring at one time to be a paleontologist, she once worked as an intern for The Field Museum in Chicago, classifying fish.

Taking a break from acting between 1999 and 2005, she majored in international studies at the University of Chicago, but did appear in the college's theatre productions of "Words, Words, Words," "Into The Woods," "Orestes" and "Nine," all at the University of Chicago Theatre.

A co-worker of her mother, Nancy L. Chlumsky, at Eastern Airlines had children who did local modeling and suggested that Nancy list Anna with the agency when she was three-months-old. Anna modeled, periodically, for the next six or seven years, appearing in department store ads and the Sears catalog.

Was a model from the age of 10 months.

(March 8, 2008) Married her longtime boyfriend Shaun So following a 5-month-long engagement.

Gave birth to her 1st child at age 32, a daughter named Penelope Joan So on July 11, 2013. Child's father is her husband, Shaun So.

Was 5 months pregnant with her daughter Penelope when she completed filming the 2nd season of Veep (2012).

She is of seven eighths Czech (Bohemian), and one eighth Croatian, descent.

She works as a researcher for the restaurant guide Zagat in Manhatten.

Baltimore, Maryland, USA: Currently co-stars, opposite Julia Louis-Dreyfus, on the acclaimed HBO series, Veep (2012), in which she portrays "Amy Brookheimer". [June 2012]

Filming In the Loop (2009) in London for 5 weeks and the sixth week in Washington, D.C. [May 2008]

Currently has the lead role of the play "The Colonel's Holiday" that is performed by the theater group "Poor Artists Collective" in New York. [August 2005]

Returned to work 4 months after giving birth to her daughter Penelope to begin filming the 3rd season of Veep (2012).

Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 35, a daughter named Clara Elizabeth So on July 28, 2016. Child's father is her husband, Shaun So.

Returned to work 3 months after giving birth to her daughter Clara to begin filming the 6th season of Veep (2012).

Born on the same date as Jenna Dewan.