Anna Chlumsky (born December 3, 1980; Chicago, Illinois) is an American actress. She is best-known for playing Vada Sultenfuss in the 1991 movie My Girl and the 1994 sequel My Girl 2. Her cousin, Vik Foxx, is the drummer for The Veronicas. Her father Frank Chlumsky is a culinary instructor for the culinary program at Kendall College in Chicago. Her surname is Czech origin and meaning hurst. Hurst was hill.