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Anna Chlumsky is known as an American actress. She is most famous for her lead role as Vada Sultenfuss in My Girl.

Background and Age

Anna M. Chlumsky was born on December 3, 1980, in Chicago, Illinois. She was born to mother Nancy and father Frank Chlumsky who were both into entertainment. Her mom was a singer, actress, and former airline steward while her father was a saxophone player and culinary specialist. Anna attended Grace Lutheran Church and School and later Walther Lutheran High School.

Married, Husband and Kids

Anna Chlumsky is married to her University sweetheart Shaun So. So is a Chinese American who is an Army Reserve. The pair started dating in college and when Shaun So was sent to Afghanistan from 2004 to 2006, they kept up their long-distance relationship declaring their commitment and engagement in October 2007. Their wedding took place on March 8, 2008, in Brooklyn, New York City. The couple has two little girls named Penelope Joan So and Clara Elizabeth So.

Career and Net Worth

Anna's acting career started early when she featured in movies like Uncle Buck, and her hit motion pictures My Girl in 1991 and its sequel in 1994. Her TV debut presentation was in the film, A Child's Wish where she played Missy Chandler. She has additionally been featured in the sitcom Cupid and in the film Early Edition.

The actress enjoyed a reprieve from acting between 1999 to 2005 while she was at the University of Chicago from which she graduated with a BA in International Studies. Upon graduation, Anna didn't return immediately to acting as she attempted to do different occupations like being a reality checker for Zagat Survey and an assistant editorial manager which she didn't appreciate and chose to return to acting. To improve on her acting aptitudes, she enrolled at the Atlantic Acting School in Manhattan.

Anna Chlumsky gave an awesome performance in the play Balm in Gilead by Lanford Wilson in November 2005 held at the American Theater of Actors, New York City. The actress had her first big break since returning to acting in the comedy called In The Loop where she played Liza Weld in 2009. She additionally featured in an off-broadway play that year at The Public Theater titled Unconditional produced by Brett C. Leonard as a team with Labyrinth Theater Company.

In September 2019, at the 2019 Emmy Awards show, Anna was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series because of her performance in Veep.

Date modified: May 31, 2020
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