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Dakota Fanning

About Dakota Fanning

Hannah Dakota Fanning (born February 23, 1994), better known simply as Dakota Fanning, is an American actress. Fanning's breakthrough performance was in I Am Sam in 2001. As a child actress, she appeared in high-profile films such as Man on Fire, War of the Worlds, and Charlotte's Web. Fanning began transitioning to more adult roles with Hounddog and The Secret Life of Bees. She has won numerous awards and is the youngest person ever to have been nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Professional Biography

As an actress

Fanning defended her rape scene in forthcoming flick Hounddog, insisting its just acting.

Lesbian kiss in The Runaways

Fanning claimed that kissing co-star Kristen Stewart in new movie The Runaways was not such a big deal. Speaking about the locking lips scene with co-star Kristen Stewart in The Runaways to August 2010 issue of Marie Claire, Fanning blushed and turned a little pink.

Despite being in movies, she vowed not to let her movie career stop her from pursuing a university education.

Movies / Filmography

Popular acting roles / movie scenes

Dakota Fanning in News

Demi Moore to play Elizabeth Olsen's mum in first movie since split
It seems that Demi Moore is keen to bounce back to work following her painful split from Ashton Kutcher and subsequent meltdown.

Dakota Fanning says permanent no to Twitter
Dakota Fanning insists that she doesn't want anything to do with Twitter as she loves her privacy too much.

Dakota Fanning in talks to star in 'Very Good Girls'
Dakota Fanning is in negotiations to play Elizabeth Olsen's best friend in 'Very Good Girls'.

Dakota Fanning hubby hunting in college
Actress Dakota Fanning has revealed that she is on the lookout for her future husband at college after learning it's the best place to meet your life-long mate.

Dakota Fanning accessorized to fit in with classmates
Dakota Fanning took a floral umbrella with her on the first day of university as a means of initiating a conversation with her classmates.

Kate Upton shells out $25,000 to attend Met Ball
Kate Upton was so desperate to grace next week's highly anticipated Costume Institute gala that she spent 25,000 dollars of her own money to attend this year's gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Dakota Fanning caught sister stealing from her closet
Dakota Fanning claims that she once caught her sister Elle stealing from her closet after spotting the teenager wearing her clothes in paparazzi photos.

Dakota Fanning's 'sexually provocative' perfume ad banned in UK
A perfume advertisement featuring Dakota Fanning has been banned in Britain by the Advertising Standard Authority for being too "sexually provocative."

LiLo kicked out of Marc Jacobs' Fashion Week after-party
Lindsay Lohan was thrown out of Marc Jacobs' Fashion Week after-party at the Dream Downtown hotel following her bad behaviour at the New York event.

Acting doesn't come naturally to me, says Daniel Radcliffe
'Harry Potter' star Daniel Radcliffe has admitted that he is not a natural actor like his other contemporaries 'Haley Joel Osment or Dakota Fanning'.

New flick about the royal family in the pipeline
After 'The King's Speech, the film industry is lining up its next blockbuster about the Royal Family - 'Girls' Night Out'.

Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning in a 'steamy lip lock' in new flick
After her 'Twilight' fame, Kristen Stewart is racing back into the limelight for her steamy kiss with Dakota Fanning in a new movie.

Two-month-old baby Harper Beckham named 'hottest celebrity under 25'
She may be only two months old, but Harper Seven Beckham has already beaten stars such as Rihanna, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga to top the list of hot celebrities under 25.

National Sensation Trunkettes Recrafts Men's Boxers Into Sexy Swimwear
The sweltering heat is approaching and women of every dress size are fretting about their summer inhibitions. This year, Trunkettes ( come blazing with an amazing, empowering mission: to emancipate women from the season of miserable liquid diets, painful Brazilian waxes, and dangerous over exercising

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