Paquin at the 2010 Comic Con International
Anna Helene Paquin|
24 July 1982
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
|Residence||Venice, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Citizenship||New Zealand, Canadian|
Stephen Moyer (m. 2010)
Anna Helene Paquin (// PAK-win; born 24 July 1982) is a New Zealand-Canadian-American actress. She was born in Manitoba and brought up in Wellington, New Zealand, before moving to Los Angeles during her youth. She completed a year at Columbia University before leaving to focus on her acting career. As a child, she played the role of Flora McGrath in Jane Campion's romantic drama film The Piano (1993), despite having had little acting experience. For her performance, she received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress at the age of 11, making her the second-youngest winner in Oscar history.
Paquin was a successful child actress, receiving multiple Young Artist Award nominations for her roles in Fly Away Home (1996), The Member of the Wedding (1997), and A Walk on the Moon (1999), and was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture for appearing in Cameron Crowe's comedy-drama film Almost Famous (2000). She played mutant superheroine Rogue in multiple films of the X-Men franchise and was nominated for a Saturn Award for her performance in the first installment.
Paquin played the lead role of Sookie Stackhouse in the HBO vampire drama television series True Blood (2008–2014). For her performance in the series, Paquin won the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama in 2009 and was nominated for an additional Golden Globe Award in 2010, as well as three Saturn Awards and a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2010. Among other accolades, Paquin has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for her work on the 2007 television film Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee and a Golden Globe Award for her work on the 2009 television film The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler.
Filmography[change | change source]
Films[change | change source]
|1993||The Piano||Flora McGrath|
|1996||Jane Eyre||Young Jane Eyre|
|Fly Away Home||Amy Alden|
|1999||A Walk on the Moon||Alison Kantrowitz|
|She's All That||Mackenzie Siler|
|All the Rage||Annabel Lee|
|Almost Famous||Polexia Aphrodisia|
|Finding Forrester||Claire Spence|
|2001||Buffalo Soldiers||Robyn Lee|
|25th Hour||Mary D'Annunzio|
|2005||The Squid and the Whale||Lili|
|2006||X-Men: The Last Stand||Rogue/Marie|
|2007||Blue State||Chloe Hamon|
|Trick 'r Treat||Laurie|
|2010||The Romantics||Lila Hayes|
|2014||X-Men: Days of Future Past||Rogue/Marie|
|Black Wings Has My Angel||Virginia|
Television[change | change source]
Telefilms[change | change source]
|1997||The Member of the Wedding||Frankie Addams|
|2007||Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee||Elaine Goodale|
|2009||The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler||Irena Sendler [owa]|
Series[change | change source]
|2008||True Blood||Sookie Stackhouse||2008-2014|
Short[change | change source]
Internet[change | change source]
|2013||Susanna||Katie||6 epsodes, 2013|
Voice[change | change source]
|1986||Laputa: Castle in the Sky||Sheeta||1986 & 2003|
|2004||Steamboy||James Ray Steam|
|2011||Phineas and Ferb||Kristen||1 episode, 2011|
References[change | change source]
- Interview: Anna Paquin USA Weekend. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
- "True Blood musical in the works, says show composer". cbc.ca. 18 June 2014. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
Starring Canadian-born, New Zealand actress Anna Paquin as Stackhouse
- Corry, Dominic (15 February 2013). "Dominic Corry: New Zealand's Oscar heroes". nzherald.co.nz. Retrieved 3 February 2015.
Canadian-born Kiwi Anna Paquin
- "Anna Paquin on Twitter". Retrieved 29 June 2016.
- Crisell, Luke (21 May 2007). "Rogue Star". New York Magazine. Archived from the original on 23 May 2007. Retrieved 21 May 2007.
- "Anna Paquin. Biography, news, photos and videos". Hello Magazine. Retrieved 24 July 2017.
- "Biography - Anna Paquin". Golden Globes. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Anna Paquin at Wikimedia Commons