Who is Anna Baryshnikov?
When the two-time Oscar-awarded movie “Manchester by the Sea” came to theaters in November 2016, besides the lead roles starring Casey Affleck and Kyle Chandler, another character immediately caught the eye of the public that of Sandy, who adds a jolt of confidence and vigor to the dark film; the actress who portrayed this role was Anna Baryshnikov.
If you are one of those who want to know more about this talented actress, let us tell you all about her life and work. Besides the mentioned role, she’s starred in both movies and TV series, and has over 15 acting credits to her name, perhaps known best for her role of Meghan in the 2018 movie “The Kindergarten Teacher”.
Early life and education
Anna Baryshnikov was born under the zodiac sign of Gemini on 22 May 1992, in New York City USA, thus she holds American nationality, although she comes from a family of Russian descent.
Anna grew up in Palisades, New York, where she was raised by her father Mikhail Baryshnikov, an actor and famed ballet dancer, and her mother Lisa Rinehart, a former ballet dancer, alongside her half-sister Shura Baryshnikov, also a dancer. When Anna was young she attended ballet lessons, but decided that it wasn’t for her, so then she focused on her acting career.
Talking about Anna’s educational background, she attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 2010, enrolled at Northwestern University, from which she graduated with a BA degree in 2014.
Roles in movies
Anna made her acting debut as a Girl in the 2008 short video “The Painter”. Following graduation, she was cast in the role of Tara in the 2016 movie “Wiener-Dog”, also starring Greta Gerwig, Tracy Letts. and Keaton Nigel Cooke, and then in the same year she was cast to play her first major film role as Sandy in the popular drama “Manchester by the Sea”, which brought her a nomination for the Gold Derby Film Award for Ensemble Cast; as mentioned, the movie won two Oscars for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Casey Affleck), and for Best Original Screenplay, in 2016.
In the same year, she made an appearance as Hallie in “I Shudder”, while her next role came in 2018, when she was cast to play Meghan in the drama thriller “The Kindergarten Teacher”, and then in the following year, she was seen as Jamie Lipley in the short movie “Young Widows”, before she starred as Becka in “Josie and Jack”, followed by her role as Judi Markovich in “Payback” in 2021, which was her most recent movie role.
Her fans will be happy to hear that Anna is filming her new movie, the romantic thriller “Love Lies Bleeding”, also starring Jena Malone, Ed Harris, and Kristen Stewart.
Roles in series
Anna made her first television appearance as Tracy Dunn in the series “The Mysteries of Laura” in 2015, followed by her role as a Journalist in an episode of the series “Doll and Em”, before she was cast to play Jenny Strong in the crime drama “Blue Bloods”.
In the following year, she was seen as Kathy in “Good Girls Revolt”, and she next portrayed Jill Weitz in “Model Woman”, and then in 2017, she was cast to play one of her most notable roles to date, as Maya in the comedy sitcom “Superior Donuts”, also starring Jermaine Fowler, Maz Jobrani and David Koechner. From 2019 until 2021, Anna was seen as Lavinia Dickinson in the comedy-drama “Dickinson” also starring Adrian Enscoe and Hailee Steinfeld.
Anna’s most recent television role was her portrayal of Rachel in “Prodigal Son”, in 2021.
Love life and relationships
There have been various rumors concerning both Anna’s love life and her sexual orientation, however, it’s widely known that Anna is currently in a relationship with Teddy Bergman, although she hasn’t spoken about any previous relationships.
Teddy Bergman is an American actor, born in New York City, who is perhaps known best for his role in the 2013 movie “Hair Brained”, and was also seen starring in “Good Girls Revolt”. Anna prefers to keep her personal matters away from the public eye, thus she hasn’t spoken about how and when she met her future boyfriend, however, many assume that the two met on the set for the series “Good Girls Revolt”.
Anna avoids sharing photos of herself and her boyfriend on social media platforms because she respects Teddy’s privacy, so it’s hard to find more information about their relationship. There are a few photos featuring Anne and her boyfriend, however, they were taken while they were attending various red-carpet events.
As of July 2022, Anna is in a relationship, she hasn’t been married or engaged, and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Anna’s fans can keep track of her life and work through her Instagram account which has been followed by over 105,000 people, while her Twitter account which has amassed over 10,000 followers, is currently defunct. Anna mostly posts updates about her work, everyday life and traveling, but also vlog videos and some of her friends.
In her spare time, she likes to go for a walk or spend time shopping for clothes.
One of her favorite hobbies is photography; she likes to take photos from her night outs with her friends, and is very interested in fashion and make-up, so she also takes photographs of her outfits and make-up looks that she comes up with in her free time.
Anna enjoys reading books, and her favorite is “An Ember in the Ashes” by Sabaa Tahir. She also likes to watch movies, although she prefers to watch them in cinemas; her favorite movie is “Me Before You”, starring her favorite actor Sam Claflin.
Anna is also into traveling, and has visited several US states, as well as traveling around the world; her favorite destination is Paris, France because, in her opinion, this city is ‘the capital of fashion.
Age, height, and net worth
Anne’s age is 30, and has light brown hair and blue eyes; she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs), and is 5ft 7ins (1.70m) tall, with vital statistics of 32-25-35.
According to sources, as of July 2022, her net worth has been estimated at close to $4 million.