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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 Irish, English, German, and French descent. Before her debut into the cinematic world, ... 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 »

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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My dad named me Dakota and my mom came up with my first name Hannah. So it's Hannah Dakota Fanning. See more »

Trivia:

For her, the hardest thing at the end of a movie is saying goodbye to the cast. See more »

Trademark:

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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Kota

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