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Anna Helene Paquin
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign:
Actor; producer; voice-overs
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Anna Paquin Fast Facts:
Born in Canada but moved to her mother's native New Zealand when she was 4; has dual citizenship.
Has no formal training in acting.
Won an Oscar for her work in
when she was 11, the second youngest person to have done so (Tatum O'Neal was the youngest, at 10, for
Keeps her Oscar statuette in the closet so visitors don't feel that they have to make conversation about it.
Made her professional stage debut in 2001 in Rebecca Gilman's
The Glory of Living
(directed by Philip Seymour Hoffman), which earned her a Theatre World Award and a Drama Desk Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Play.
Other stage work includes Neil LaBute's
The Distance From Here
(2004) and Gina Gionfriddo's
(2005) in New York, and Kenneth Lonergan's
This Is Our Youth
Formed production company with her filmmaker brother, Andrew, called Paquin Films; their first film was
Appeared on the silver screen with husband and
costar Stephen Moyer in
(2010), a thriller her brother Andrew wrote and directed.
Anna Paquin Relationships:
Katya Paquin - Sister
Billy - Stepson
Andrew Paquin - Brother
Mary Paquin - Mother
Stephen Moyer - Husband
Brian Paquin - Father
Poppy - Daughter
Charlie - Son
Lilac - Stepdaughter
Anna Paquin Awards:
2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
2008 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
2009 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
2007 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries - Nominee
1994 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
2010 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Nominee
2010 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
1993 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role - Winner
2007 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie - Nominee
2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
Attended Columbia University, New York, New York, United States
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