Anna Chlumsky is an American actress. She began her career as a child actress, best known for playing the lead role of Vada Sultenfuss in My Girl (1991) and its 1994 sequel.

Between 1999 and 2005, Chlumsky’s career entered a hiatus while she attended college. She returned to acting with roles in several independent films, including Blood Car (2007) and In the Loop (2009).

From 2012 to 2019, Chlumsky portrayed Amy Brookheimer on the HBO television series Veep, for which she received six nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series.

In October 2007, Chlumsky announced her engagement to Army Reserve member Shaun So, who also served a tour of duty in Afghanistan.

The two met as students at the University of Chicago in 2000. They married on March 8, 2008, in Brooklyn, New York, and have two daughters, born July 2013  and August 2016.

What is Anna Chlumsky Doing Now?

Anna Chlumsky became a celebrated child star with My Girl and her great success. After the sequel, the young actress rejected several role offers. Among them was a TV series which was going to be written just for her.

At the end of the nineties, she distanced herself completely from acting, she studied and later worked as a restaurant critic. Anna Chlumsky only started working as an actress again in 2005.

She fought her way back into business with guest roles in Law and Order and White Collar. For her role in Veep, she won the Emmy in 2013 as Best Supporting Actress.


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