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Anna Paquin


Anna Paquin is the first millennial to have received an Academy Award nomination for acting, and the first to win. She 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. Anna moved to her mother's native country when she was four years old... See full bio »

Get to Know These First-Time Oscar Nominee

Andrew Garfield, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, and five others received their first-ever acting nominations for 2017. While these actors are new to the Academy Awards, you may recognize them from their earlier work.

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 14 wins & 48 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Piano
The Piano Flora
(1993)
Jane Eyre
Jane Eyre Young Jane Eyre
(1996)
True Blood
True Blood Sookie Stackhouse
(2008-2014)

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 2017 Alias Grace (TV Series) (pre-production)
Nancy Montgomery
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Nancy Montgomery
 2017 Bellevue (TV Series)
Annie Ryder
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Annie Ryder
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Annie Ryder
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Annie Ryder
- Episode #1.7 ... Annie Ryder
- Episode #1.5 ... Annie Ryder
 2016 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
Nancy Holt
- Part 4 (2016) ... Nancy Holt
 2016 Broken (TV Series)
Gemma
- Pilot ... Gemma
 2015 The Good Dinosaur
Ramsey (voice)
 2013 Susanna (TV Series)
Katie
- 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)
Kim
 2011/I Margaret
Lisa Cohen
 2011 Scream 4
Rachel
 2010/I Open House
Jennie
 2010 The Romantics
Lila Hayes
 2007 Mosaic (Video)
Maggie (voice)
 2005 Joan of Arc (TV Movie documentary)
Joan (voice)
 2004 Suchîmubôi
James Ray Steam (English version, voice)
 2003 X2
Rogue
 2002 Darkness
Regina
 2000 X-Men
Rogue
 1998 Hurlyburly
Donna
 1993 The Piano
Flora
 1986 Castle in the Sky
Sheeta (English version, voice)
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Other Works:

Starred in the September 2004 production of the "24 Hour Plays" at the American Airlines Theatre. See more »

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

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Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

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

Trivia:

On 1 April 1996 on the Late Show with David Letterman Dave has a man on briefly who had shot for a million dollars the night before from halfway at a basketball game but missed and offered him $10,000 to try a shorter shot on stage but he missed again. The man left and Anna walked on stage immediately and Dave who was still holding the money in his hand made the same offer to Anna who, without ... See more »

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Gap in teeth See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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