Hannah Dakota Fanning
February 23, 1994
Conyers, Georgia, U.S.
|Education||Campbell Hall School|
|Alma mater||New York University|
|Relatives||Elle Fanning (sister)|
Hannah Dakota Fanning (born February 23, 1994) is an American actress and model. She is best known for her starring roles in the movies Dreamer, Hounddog, and Fragments (also known as Winged Creatures).
Early life[change | change source]
Fanning was born in Conyers, Georgia. Her mother, Heather Joy (née Arrington), played tennis professionally and her father, Steven J. Fanning, played minor league baseball and now works as an electronics salesman in Los Angeles, California. Her maternal grandfather is former American football player Rick Arrington, and her aunt is former ESPN reporter Jill Arrington. Dakota is the elder sister of Elle Fanning, also an actress.
Child actress[change | change source]
Later, she appeared in high-profile films such as Man on Fire (2004), War of the Worlds (2005) and Charlotte's Web (2006). Fanning then began the transition to more adult roles with Hounddog (2007) and The Secret Life of Bees (2008). Her recent film roles have included the named character in Coraline (2009), Cherie Currie in The Runaways (2010), Annie James in "The Motel Life" (2013), and Jane in The Twilight Saga (2009–12).
References[change | change source]
- "Dakota Fanning in 'Twilight': Good girl plays bad". NJ.com.
- "Twilight's evil vampire Dakota Fanning shows her sweet side as she unveils adorable childhood photos". Daily Mail. 2010-06-22.
- Stein, Joel (2005-02-27). "The Million-Dollar Baby". Time. Archived from the original on 2013-03-30. Retrieved 2014-01-09.
- "Dakota Fanning lives out her dreams". Archived from the original on 2012-03-11. Retrieved 2012-04-07.
- "Interview: Dakota Fanning". lifeteen.com. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2006-07-19.
- "Screen Actors Guild™ Honors". Screen Actors Guild. October 3, 2002. Archived from the original on October 16, 2015. Retrieved June 5, 2012.