|Anna Chlumsky (born December 3, 1980 in Chicago,
Illinois) is an American actress, born to Nancy and
Frank Chlumsky. She is best known for playing Vada (pronouced
bay-taa) Sultenfuss in the 1991 movie My Girl and
the 1994 sequel My Girl 2.
Chlumsky graduated from Oak Park River Forest High
School. Chlumsky also graduated from the University
of Chicago in 2002 and had worked in New York City
as a researcher for Zagat, a restaurant review
company, for a short while.
In October 2007, Chlumsky announced her engagement
to an Army Reservist, with the date of the wedding
being in March 2011.
She entered show business at an early age
modeling with her mother in an advertising campaign.
She is best known for playing Vada Sultenfuss in the
1991 movie My Girl and the 1994 sequel My Girl 2.
She was in Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain
with Christina Ricci, in which they "clown around"
on a "haunted" mountain.
Columbia Pictures expressed serious interest in My
Girl 3 (also known as Still My Girl) and a script
has been in development since 2003, according to Dan
Aykroyd. Aykroyd revealed in media outlets that
Columbia was attempting to sign Anna for the role.
The project is still in development stages, with no
current updates in four years.
Chlumsky appeared on the March 8, 2007 episode of 30
Rock called "The Fighting Irish." She played Liz
Lemler who is the girlfriend of Floyd (Jason
Sudeikis) who sent the flowers to Lemler in "Up All
Night" that ended up with Liz Lemon. She also
appeared as "Mary Calvin" in an episode of NBC drama
series Law & Order (Season 17, Episode 12) first
airing January 12th 2007.
Chlumsky is in the upcoming Off-Broadway production
of Unconditional by Brett C. Leonard at The Public
Theater. It is being put up by Philip Seymour
Hoffman's theater group, LAByrinth Theater Company.
It will go up February 2011.
My Girl (1991)
My Girl 2 (1994)
Trading Mom (1994)
Golddiggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain (1995)
Blood Car (2007)
30 Rock "The Fighting Irish" (March 8, 2007)