Anna Baryshnikov Had To Be Talked Out Of Attending Prom At 22

  • Published on Apr 29, 2017
  • 'Superior Donuts' star Anna Baryshnikov accepted her 'Manchester by the Sea' co-star's invitation to prom, only to have her friends tell her that she's too old for that.
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Comments • 213

  • Mars Choi
    Mars Choi 2 months ago

    아 깜딱이야..^^;; 오 아빠닮음~~~⚘ 왠지 뭉클하네요!

  • Norm La Marche
    Norm La Marche 2 months ago

    Is she the face of MOMO?😨

  • kmlckd
    kmlckd 4 months ago

    Great personality. What a great interview! Parents must be proud

  • val macclinchy
    val macclinchy 5 months ago

    Charming and witty, like her dad.

  • Mitchell Ries
    Mitchell Ries 5 months ago

    When I heard that Anna wouldn't be on Superior Donuts for season 2, I stopped watching the show (partly because she was my favorite character). Then I heard that she was only taking time off to appear on a Broadway musical and that she would return had there been a 3rd season, so I began watching it again. But obviously that was all for nothing because now it's cancelled.

  • Patti White
    Patti White 5 months ago +1

    What a beauty

  • fenderguitargirl
    fenderguitargirl 6 months ago

    She is adorable!!

  • what what
    what what 6 months ago

    I'm so disappointed she can't dance. 😭

  • Suzanne Derringer
    Suzanne Derringer 6 months ago +1

    What a delightful young woman! Yes she looks exacrly like her Dad and has his charm. Sorry I really know almost nothing about her Mom. She clearly has good parents!

  • Crafty LittleLady
    Crafty LittleLady 7 months ago

    She is amazing! Absolutely dominated this show! WOW!

  • Danila Sedo
    Danila Sedo 8 months ago +1

    it's not the last name that gives it away, it's her her face especially her eyes. she looks like her father!

  • Chiara Petrachi
    Chiara Petrachi 9 months ago +1

    she reminds me of her father

  • Lin Hiril
    Lin Hiril 9 months ago

    Never liked her dad but she is charming. I wish her the best and will watch for her in movies.

  • michele klemetson
    michele klemetson 9 months ago

    She definatley dosent have her dads talent thats for sure.

  • mangzz1
    mangzz1 Year ago +1

    Iambic pentameter .. Improv Master I salute you !

  • Samsonian
    Samsonian Year ago

    Well, I can see the resemblance to Roy Moore...gotta be careful not to get caught creepin’ at the mall, Anna. Especially if you’re a Baryshnikov!

  • MrPharaoh62
    MrPharaoh62 Year ago +4

    She's got her father's eyes.

  • jpavlvs
    jpavlvs Year ago

    Sweet woman. Too bad she's not on Superior Donuts anymore. Not going to watch anymore.

  • Oxford Manchester
    Oxford Manchester 2 years ago +1

    Does Colbert ever watch any of the movies his guests are in? Seems to me that's part of his job if he is to conduct a decent interview. I don't watch him often but he didn't finish watching Casey Affleck's Triple 9 either. What gives?

  • Turbo9987
    Turbo9987 2 years ago

    What a sweetie pie lol

  • root
    root 2 years ago

    My mom was 49 when she went to prom with me, there's nothing wrong with it!!

  • Noelia Jaime
    Noelia Jaime 2 years ago +5

    She looks just like her dad!!God i love that man.

  • Cathy N
    Cathy N 2 years ago +1

    I love her beautiful soft voice!

  • mollydtt
    mollydtt 2 years ago +1

    I guess I'll have to check out Superior Donuts.
    She is so charming.

  • Nails Chrysanthemum
    Nails Chrysanthemum 2 years ago +16

    She may not be able to dance, but she's witty and poised in conversation. I like this kid.

  • Sophie Regina
    Sophie Regina 2 years ago +12

    I'm part of the Children's Shakespeare Theater she was talking about. They are kind of joking about it here but let me just say as a high school student, Shakespeare keeps me and my mental health grounded. Through Children's Shakespeare Theater I have made some of the strongest friendships in my life as well. Also the experience keeps my english grades high and looks great and college applications. It's so funny to see someone doing our warm ups and talk about CST on one of my favorite TV shows. So incredible and inspiring!

    • Janae Clarice
      Janae Clarice 5 months ago +1

      Sophie Regina yeah I’m low key jealous I didn’t grow up with that 😁

  • nox503
    nox503 2 years ago +2

    she is really funny

  • Dr. M. Hfuhruhurr
    Dr. M. Hfuhruhurr 2 years ago +2

    Northwestern alumna nonetheless...

  • Janet Snakehole
    Janet Snakehole 2 years ago +3

    This poor girl had to follow THREE segments of Tom hanks...Jesus.

  • Blak
    Blak 2 years ago +1

    Good grief she is so sweet... I like her a lot.

    • Blak
      Blak 2 years ago

      FAAAAAAAAAACK! Look at her eyes O.O So pretty!

  • Lady Moss Loves
    Lady Moss Loves 2 years ago +9

    Charming, sweet and able to crack jokes Colbert didn't pick up on until he asked. Super impressed.

  • darth geekboy
    darth geekboy 2 years ago +15

    saw the name. saw her face. yup, that's mikhail's daughter.

  • jesushatesyoutoo
    jesushatesyoutoo 2 years ago +1

    Americans who don't know who her father is can thank Ronald Reagan!

  • jesushatesyoutoo
    jesushatesyoutoo 2 years ago +4

    She looks so much like her father!

  • Brenda Laion
    Brenda Laion 2 years ago

    She is so lovely and charming.

  • tony rizzi
    tony rizzi 2 years ago

    so sweet and funny

  • The1AndOnlyGoldenboy
    The1AndOnlyGoldenboy 2 years ago

    If only sitcoms on CBS were actually any good... Anna is a very attractive, charming girl; and here's where I say I'd toss her salad with jelly and syrup, because stereotypes are fun.

  • Joe P
    Joe P 2 years ago +6

    I love when 22 year olds think they're so old. You're barely an adult, it's not weird for a 22yo to be with an 18yo, that's only 4 years.

  • Oopss7
    Oopss7 2 years ago +4

    When did 22 get old?? I don't get it. A 17 year old girl and 22 year old boy seems pretty normal. Ish.

  • Gila Monster
    Gila Monster 2 years ago +2

    Did you really ?
    - no

  • Hylian Ticipated
    Hylian Ticipated 2 years ago +8

    That make-up makes her look old. She's way cuter without it.

  • bobby aaassah
    bobby aaassah 2 years ago

    'do you want to fuck me or not?!'

  • davemathewsrocks
    davemathewsrocks 2 years ago

    She seems very nice and funny

  • Carl
    Carl 2 years ago

    Not gonna lie, read porn instead of prom

  • youmeandi100
    youmeandi100 2 years ago

    she's surprisingly lovely!!

  • Jenie's MindEscape
    Jenie's MindEscape 2 years ago +1

    She's such a doll!!

  • jeannemarieish
    jeannemarieish 2 years ago

    Really???I wanted to connect to share that cheer.... UNG UNGAWA... REDSKINS GOT THE POWER was a cheer chant from La Cumbre Jr High, Santa Barbara California...1978.

  • chinookvalley
    chinookvalley 2 years ago +1

    She looks like her dad!!! Both gorgeous!! Is there a better reason for World Peace?!

    MILFCORE 2 years ago +6

    wow for her first time on late night TV she was unfazed

  • Maria Sharp
    Maria Sharp 2 years ago +8

    She looks so much like her father.

  • Maria Callous
    Maria Callous 2 years ago

    Jessica Lange and Mikaels kid?

  • Sonja Dawn
    Sonja Dawn 2 years ago

    She's prettier than her father haha

  • Mo A
    Mo A 2 years ago

    oh to be young and merely oblivious... .

  • Milo
    Milo 2 years ago +1

    omg! she is just delightful!

  • Sen
    Sen 2 years ago


  • Meg Cerino
    Meg Cerino 2 years ago

    Too adorable. I kind of wish her friends had not talked her out of going to prom. Imagine that story. lol

  • Ronald Trebil
    Ronald Trebil 2 years ago

    omg she's beautiful!

  • Laurent Tognazzi
    Laurent Tognazzi 2 years ago

    'This is your first late night show right?'
    'It is'
    Well with so much charm in your interview; I'll go on a limb and say it won't be your last!

  • Lazy Perfectionist
    Lazy Perfectionist 2 years ago +7

    Actually, Shakespeare probably would've preferred,
    "Hark! This hour, Shakespeare hath the power!"

  • johnnycinco37
    johnnycinco37 2 years ago +1

    The interview was too short.

  • Brian Klock
    Brian Klock 2 years ago

    04:51 Boston accent?? what accent?? What the heck is he even talking about? There's not a clearly discernible accent ...

    • JV Satterwhite
      JV Satterwhite 2 years ago +5

      Brian Klock Pretty sure they were talking about her role in the movie.

  • horrovac
    horrovac 2 years ago +11

    Somebody tell her her name isn't Baryshnikov, she's Anna Baryshnikova.

    • val macclinchy
      val macclinchy 5 months ago

      It's her name, and it's her decision.

    • valar
      valar 2 years ago +8

      I'm sure she knows.

  • FillyNilly
    FillyNilly 2 years ago

    I think I need help...I read the title
    "...out of attempting porn"

  • Michael Hope
    Michael Hope 2 years ago +14

    Well she's a bloody delight

  • Patrick
    Patrick 2 years ago +36

    She looks like stars shoot from her hands.

  • moonlily1
    moonlily1 2 years ago +4

    She's adorable.

  • Beth Craddock
    Beth Craddock 2 years ago

    Raised well!

  • Beth Craddock
    Beth Craddock 2 years ago +42

    Her eyes 👀 looks so much Mikhail!

  • Mia7189
    Mia7189 2 years ago +47

    She looks like her father. She's adorable.

  • sewgatormomm
    sewgatormomm 2 years ago +3

    Wow! She is not only talented and charming, but very well-spoken and quick as well. I had to go and look at YT videos of her dad. I remember watching him as I grew up, but never had the opportunity to see him in person...the best ballet dancer of all time.

  • GeneralGeorge
    GeneralGeorge 2 years ago +4

    No idea who this is, but she seems lovely.

  • Rolling Ormond
    Rolling Ormond 2 years ago +9

    Definitely got those Baryshnikov eyes (my mom saw him in class in Russia in '68; be fun to tell Anna that sometime).

  • Hello there
    Hello there 2 years ago

    Great guest!

  • SpadeAce91
    SpadeAce91 2 years ago +3

    Sorry I am not from the US but why 22 years old girl can't go to a prom with an 18 years old?

    • J Engineer
      J Engineer 2 years ago +1

      Mel Z I'm American and I approve this message. (We also can't smoke until 21 now as well.)

    • Mel Z
      Mel Z 2 years ago +7

      SpadeAce91 葵扇煙 because Americans are weird ass puritans that have no sense of logic. They can't decide whether 18yr olds are adult who can and die fighting wars for their country or whether they are little babies that need to protected from evil like alcohol. In the end who have little immature dumbasses who go mayhem at the first moment of legal drinking age because they have never been allowed to learn for themselves where their boundaries are.

  • scowell
    scowell 2 years ago

    It's 'Baryshnikova'... cretins!

  • Mike Rodriguez
    Mike Rodriguez 2 years ago

    Exact story of me in karate xD

  • Kitty
    Kitty 2 years ago +7

    She looks just like her dad, especially the eyes.

  • Danielle Scorgie
    Danielle Scorgie 2 years ago +3

    I might be wrong, but I think her cheer was indeed in iambic pentameter. I couldn't tell whether the second syllable was emphasised or not, though.

  • Anthony Z
    Anthony Z 2 years ago

    3:13 Power to Shakespeare ✊

  • Asif Ansari
    Asif Ansari 2 years ago

    Who the fuck is she? She is cute as hell.

  • alexis edwards
    alexis edwards 2 years ago

    nowhere deal walk skzoen as enforcement shoe formation chop cross.

  • David Marquez
    David Marquez 2 years ago +17

    Not her name her face, she is the spitting image of her father

    • Cockeyed Optimista
      Cockeyed Optimista Year ago

      Love your comment. I learned the oripginal hrase was Spit and Image!

  • Romain Savioz
    Romain Savioz 2 years ago +2

    One of the teenagers : So that's why she was being near us at the mall

  • Mikanoshi
    Mikanoshi 2 years ago +73

    "Anna Baryshnikov" does not sound correct in Russian, because it's a male surname form :) Should be "Anna Baryshnikova". Anglicized names are stange)

    • linda brown
      linda brown 5 months ago

      +VerPhiq HarTuc Well, since he defected long ago, thank God we don't have to quibble about surnames, HarTcka.

    • Alex Daniel
      Alex Daniel 7 months ago +1

      In the west they don't feminise the surname like in Russia. So at birth the hospital would have agreed to give her the father's surname unchanged.

    • Mrs Kaa
      Mrs Kaa 8 months ago

      +Mel Z ahh yes, the ignorant Americans that shut your fucked up asses down about a half-century back. Wanna rematch? 😁

    • Susie Dupuy
      Susie Dupuy 2 years ago +11

      root, you're kind of a dumbass.

    • Mikanoshi
      Mikanoshi 2 years ago +10

      "Anna grew up in Palisades, New York". Yeah, she should go back there. What an awful place)

  • Jet Girl
    Jet Girl 2 years ago

    I love Superior Donuts.

  • akabaker80
    akabaker80 2 years ago


  • Claudio Castro
    Claudio Castro 2 years ago +20

    Gosh she looks so like her father.

  • Sovereign Sentience
    Sovereign Sentience 2 years ago +11

    she has her dad's eyes . lovely young lady .

  • Arthur Jackson
    Arthur Jackson 2 years ago

    Too many freckles and moles...

  • LB2007
    LB2007 2 years ago +30

    Wow she is the spitting image of her father... It must've been hard for her to have a family name Baryshnikov and suck at dancing. Glad she's so talented in a different area.

    • linda brown
      linda brown 5 months ago

      It would be so hard to follow in someone's footsteps, especially since he barely touched ground. Are we getting old or what? Everyone says spitting image, so adorable, etc. etc. we are talking like parents or even doting grandparents. Ugh.

  • frankbauerful
    frankbauerful 2 years ago +13

    Imagine you're a parent and your son tells you his prom date is a 22yo actress. Hmm, I'm pretty sure the dad would be proud of his son.

    • Kasino80
      Kasino80 2 years ago +9

      frankbauerful or say "son...when you say" actress"..."

  • RM W.
    RM W. 2 years ago

    meh... just a shadow of her father... and blond too.

  • Liza Wells
    Liza Wells 2 years ago +2

    she's sooooooooooo cute

  • Sumtin Wong
    Sumtin Wong 2 years ago

    I'm in love

  • John Smith
    John Smith 2 years ago

    Way too flat-chested. Rather unattractive look for an actress.

    • John Smith
      John Smith 2 years ago

      You absolutely do not *need* big boobs to be an actress. Mechanical dexterity, is however a rather important trade skill, just as general attractiveness is for actress.
      Sure, that is fine. If you think that she is nonetheless attractive (enough). But I don't.

    • Jim Witte
      Jim Witte 2 years ago +3

      You're actually going to claim an equivalence between "mechanic/dexterity" and "acting/big-boobs"? Good lord, what has happened to this country? (I'm going to take a wild guess you're in the United States, if not.. sorry.)
      As for the "you need big boobs to be an A-lister". One, probably not. Two, maybe she's in it because she actually - you know - *wants* to act and not just make money? Three, isn't Manchester By The Sea an Oscar contender? True, she's not a lead, but FFS she's only 22!
      And you know, there *are* people out there who actually do like/prefer women with smaller breasts. (And having said that - I'm not going to wade *any* further into that shark-infested-kettle-of-cultural-fish!)
      And there *is* more to a woman than just her chest, you know? Like in Notting Hill: "I mean, seriously- they're just breasts, every second person in the world has them. .. they're odd looking, they're for milk, your mother has them, you've seen a thousand of them. What's all the fuss about?"

    • John Smith
      John Smith 2 years ago

      Lol. Right, right. Your "citation" is the Oscars. And is she in fact the top earner?
      Because if not for a stupid political belief, what would prompt somebody to claim that manual dexterity is not important for a mechanic? Or beauty for a consumer-facing occupation like acting?
      Sure, run along then, little girl. Run along. Smart of you to know when you are outmatched by a real man.
      [remember, you chose to start this, not me]

    • Laura Hart
      Laura Hart 2 years ago +5

      John Smith She's the most Oscar nominated actor ever, I think that's evidence enough. Also, why are you bringing politics into it? I can only assume that you're a Trump supporting troll and you're on Stephen Colbert's channel just looking for scraps with people who you know will have opposing views. You're probably enough of a loser to have plenty of time on your hands to waste fighting with teenage girls online but I have a life to carry on with, so I think I'll take your advice and refrain from 'engaging with you' any longer xx

    • John Smith
      John Smith 2 years ago

      I am doing that deliberately to demean you, babe. You chose to engage me, if you don't like it, then get lost.
      First of all, that is bullshit. She is not the most famous, unless you have citations or peer reviewed journals to support such a bold claim.
      Second of all, she is certainly not the highest earner. Who gives a shit about fame? Money is the measure of your value by the market.
      Just because you have some nonsense political belief, does not change market realities. Beauty is vital in acting, just as manual dexterity in mechanics. It is a core skill. Get real, babe.

  • WeeWeeJumbo
    WeeWeeJumbo 2 years ago +10

    She has her father's eyes

  • The Ferryman
    The Ferryman 2 years ago

    well, she can't act...

  • Steve Miller
    Steve Miller 2 years ago +1

    God! she is delicious

  • Mr Jee
    Mr Jee 2 years ago +3

    Very charming girl right there!

  • elzeus13
    elzeus13 2 years ago +46

    Wow her friends suck, older celebrities goto teenagers proms all the time.

    • justfetus
      justfetus 2 years ago

      Jim Witte. Dude. Your comment is so amazingly ridiculous. Just imagine this girl suing a school for not letting her attend their prom..Bahahahahha. Come on. It's a school event for chrissakes, they can and do prevent actual senior high school students from attending. Hell, with your logic, you could probably go too, just fly solo.

    • Jim Witte
      Jim Witte 2 years ago

      > 22 to 18. Not exactly like she's in her forties
      I think most states that have a close-in-age exception have the gap set at 4 years with a limit on the age of the younger person. I'd say she should, and if the school says no, she should sue - for the simple reason that it's arbitrary and if two people in that age situation are allowed to have sex legally, then certainly *going to the prom* (surely that's less "serious") should also be included in that "set of allowable things". *How* exactly you'd file such a civil complaint - I'm not a lawyer.
      Plus the irony that in the current political climate, the (major) reason why such an age-gap relationship *wouldn't* be allowed is the idea that the man would be assumed to perhaps take advantage of the woman. Can't really make that argument if the woman is older.

    • Anthropoid3
      Anthropoid3 2 years ago +4

      Gabbi S - I agree but would just like to point out how weird it is that her going to prom would have been weird because she's not quite famous enough to pull it off, even at that fairly young age. Basically, she can't do that because people are irrational.

    • Gabbi S
      Gabbi S 2 years ago +6

      elzeus13 I don't think she's enough of a celebrity for it not to be weird. Most schools have an age limit saying people can't go if they're over 21 (to limit the access to alcohol). They'd make an exception for someone like Katy Perry, but not an actor's costar.

    • Rolling Ormond
      Rolling Ormond 2 years ago +14

      Yeah, 22 to 18. Not exactly like she's in her forties.