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Dakota Fanning

Hannah Dakota Fanning was born on the 23rd of February 1994, in Conyers, Georgia, USA, to Heather Joy (Arrington) and Steven Fanning. Her mother played professional tennis, and her father, now an electronics salesman, played minor league baseball. She is of German, Irish, English, French, and Channel Islander descent. Before her debut into the ... See full bio »

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Appeared in Rufus Wainwright's music video for "Across the Universe" See more »

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9 Interviews | 10 Articles | 5 Pictorials | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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I think it's everyone's dream to win an Oscar. I'd love just to go to the Oscars and it would be fun. That would be great! See more »


For the 'sad' scenes in I Am Sam (2001), she thought of her pet goldfish, Flounder, dying. See more »


Preteen years: played extremely precocious and intelligent children who were often smarter than the adults. Her teenage roles have consisted of more troubled girls.



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