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Dakota Fanning

Born: Feb 23, 1994

Birthplace: Conyers

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Dakota Fanning

Date of Birth : Feb 23, 1994
Birth Place : Conyers

Hannah Dakota Fanning is an American actress who rose to prominence after her breakthrough performance at age seven in the 2001 film I Am Sam. Her performance earned her a nomination for a Screen Actors Guild Award at age eight in 2002, making her the youngest nominee in history. As a child actress, she went on to appear in high-profile films such as Man on Fire, War of the Worlds and Charlotte's Web. Fanning then began the transition to more adult roles with Hounddog and The Secret Life of Bees. Her recent film roles have included the eponymous character in Coraline, Cherie Currie in The Runaways, Annie James in The Motel Life, and Jane in The Twilight Saga. Although the focus of Fanning's career is acting, she also has fashion-related jobs. Her debut in modeling came in 2009 when she made the cover of various magazines like Elle, Vanity Fair, and Cosmopolitan, among others. She also appeared in the fashion week in New York in 2014, at the opening ceremony of Fashion Week New York Spring / Summer 2015.


  • Actor
  • Voice acting

Also known as

  • Hannah Dakota Fanning
  • Kota


  • Steven Fanning
  • Heather Joy Arrington

Awards Won

  • MTV Movie Award for Best Scared-As-S**t Performance
  • Critics'' Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer
  • BFCA Critics'' Choice Award for Best Young Actress
  • Kids'' Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actress
  • Satellite Special Achievement Award for Outstanding New Talent
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