She played Jessica Stanley in The Twilight Saga and was nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in the film, Up in the Air.
She attended Longfellow Elementary School and Deering High School with her brother Michael Cooke Kendrick, who appeared in Looking for an Echo in 2000.
Aside from starring in films such as 50/50 and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, she began doing work on Broadway when she was twelve.
She began dating Edgar Wright in 2009.
She made an appearance in the Twilight series with Kristen Stewart.