Dakota Fanning

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  • Birth Name: Hannah Dakota Fanning
  • Birth Place: Conyers, Georgia, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • First acting job was at age 5, appearing in a TV commercial for Tide laundry detergent.
  • After playing Sean Penn's daughter in I Am Sam, was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild's Best Supporting Actress award at 7, the youngest person ever to be so recognized.
  • Shared a 2001 Golden Satellite award for Outstanding New Talent (for I Am Sam) with Rupert Grint (for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone).
  • Joined the Twilight film series in 2009 (The Twilight Saga: New Moon) as the villainous Volturi vampire Jane. 
  • Played teenage rock singer Cherie Currie in 2010's The Runaways. 
  • Named homecoming queen during her senior year of high school.

Awards

  • 2005, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Young Actress: Nominee
  • 2007, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Young Actress: Nominee
  • 2009, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Young Actor/Actress: Nominee
  • 2001, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2002, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Young Actor/Actress: Winner
  • 2006, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Young Actress: Winner

Relationships

  • Jamie Strachan — Significant Other
  • Rick Arrington — Grandfather
  • Elle Fanning — Sister
  • Steve Fanning — Father
  • Joy Fanning — Mother

College

  • Attends New York University, New York, New York, United States

Details

  • Birth Name: Hannah Dakota Fanning
  • Birth Place: Conyers, Georgia, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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