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Anna Paquin

Anna Paquin was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, in 1982, to Mary (Brophy), an English teacher from Wellington, New Zealand, and Brian Paquin, a Canadian phys-ed teacher of part French-Canadian descent. Anna moved to her mother's native country when she was four years old. Her first acting job ever was at age nine in the film The Piano (1993), ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 14 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Roots (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
Nancy Holt
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Nancy Holt
 2015 The Good Dinosaur
Ramsey (voice)
 2013 Susanna (TV Series)
- Episode #1.12 (2013) ... Katie
- Episode #1.8 (2013) ... Katie
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... Katie
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... Katie
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Katie
 2011 The Carrier (Short)
 2011/I Margaret
Lisa Cohen
 2011 Scream 4
 2010 The Romantics
Lila Hayes
 2007 Mosaic (Video)
Maggie (voice)
 2005 Joan of Arc (TV Movie documentary)
Joan (voice)
 2004 Steamboy
James Ray Steam (English version, voice)
 2003 X-Men 2
Marie / Rogue
 2002 Darkness
 2000 X-Men
 1998 Hurlyburly
 1986 Castle in the Sky
Sheeta (English version, voice)
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Starring as Jenny in the off-Broadway play "Roulette", alongside Larry Bryggman, Shawn Hatosy, Ana Gasteyer and Leslie Lyles. See more »

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3 Interviews | 4 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 20 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 4" (1.63 m)

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None of the characters I've played are really like me. That would be boring. It wouldn't be acting. See more »


Was ranked #84 on Maxim magazine's Hot 100 Women of 2010 list. See more »


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