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Dakota Fanning

Actress
Female
Born Feb 23, 1994

Hannah Dakota Fanning, known as Dakota Fanning, is an American actress who rose to prominence after her breakthrough performance in the 2001 film I Am Sam. As a child actress, she appeared in high-profile films such as Man on Fire, War of the Worlds, and Charlotte's Web. In 2006, Fanning began the transition to more adult roles with Hounddog and The Secret Life of Bees.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1994 - 2000 2 More Events
2001 7 Years Old In 2001, Fanning was chosen to star opposite Sean Penn in the movie I Am Sam, the story of a mentally challenged man who fights for the custody of his daughter (played by Fanning). … Read More
2002 8 Years Old In 2002, director Steven Spielberg cast Fanning in the lead child role of Allison "Allie" Clarke/Keys in the science fiction miniseries Taken. … Read More
2004 10 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2004, Fanning appeared in Man on Fire as Pita, a nine-year-old who wins over the heart of a retired mercenary (Denzel Washington) hired to protect her from kidnappers. … Read More

TEENAGE

2005 11 Years Old Afterwards, Fanning moved straight to another film without a break: Charlotte's Web, which she finished filming in May 2005 in Australia.
2006 12 Years Old 1 More Event
During the summer of 2006, Fanning worked on the film Hounddog, described in press reports as a "dark story of abuse, violence and Elvis Presley adulation in the rural South." … Read More
2007 13 Years Old In the spring of 2007, she filmed Fragments – Winged Creatures alongside Kate Beckinsale, Guy Pearce, Josh Hutcherson, and Academy Award winners Forest Whitaker and Jennifer Hudson. … Read More
2008 14 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2008, Fanning began filming the movie adaptation of The Secret Life of Bees, a novel by Sue Monk Kidd. … Read More
2009 15 Years Old 1 More Event
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.
2010 16 Years Old In 2010, she starred in the movie The Runaways, alongside Kristen Stewart, Stella Maeve, and Scout Taylor-Compton, where she played Cherie Currie, the lead singer of the band.
Then from the end of the year until early 2011, Fanning filmed Breaking Dawn, reprising the role of Jane. … Read More
2012 18 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2012, it was reported that Fanning signed to be represented by WME (William Morris-Endeavor), thus ending a ten-year-plus relation with Osbrink Talent Agency.
2013 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In January 2013, she was cast as Beverly Aadland in the Errol Flynn biopic The Last of Robin Hood. … Read More

TWENTIES

She also appeared in the fashion week in New York in 2014, at the opening ceremony of Fashion Week New York Spring / Summer 2015. … Read More
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