Fanning in January 2013
Hannah Dakota Fanning
February 23, 1994
Conyers, Georgia, U.S.
|Alma mater||New York University|
|Relatives||Elle Fanning (sister)|
Hannah Dakota Fanning (born February 23, 1994) is an American actress.She rose to prominence at the age of seven for her performance as Lucy Dawson in the drama film I Am Sam (2001), for which she received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination at age eight, making her the youngest nominee in SAG history. Fanning played major roles in the films Uptown Girls (2003), The Cat in the Hat (2003), Man on Fire (2004), War of the Worlds (2005), Dreamer (2005), and Charlotte's Web (2006).
Fanning followed with more mature roles, playing Lewellen in Hounddog (2007), Lily in The Secret Life of Bees (2008), the eponymous character in Coraline (2009), Cherie Currie in The Runaways (2010) and Jane in The Twilight Saga (2009–2012). Throughout the 2010s, she continued appearing in independent productions such as the dramas Now Is Good (2012) and Night Moves (2013), the comedy-drama Very Good Girls (2013), and the biographical film Effie Gray (2014). In 2018, she appeared in the heist comedy Ocean's 8 and had a starring role in the period drama miniseries The Alienist . She portrayed Manson girl Squeaky Fromme in the Quentin Tarantino film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019).
Fanning made her modelling debut in 2009 when she was featured on the cover of fashion magazines Elle , Vanity Fair , and Cosmopolitan , among others. She also appeared in the fashion week in New York in 2014 and at the opening ceremony of Fashion Week New York S/S 2015.
Fanning was born in Conyers, Georgia. She attended a Montessori School in Covington. Her mother, Heather Joy (née Arrington), played tennis professionally, and her father, Steven J. Fanning, played minor league baseball and now works as an electronics salesman in Los Angeles, California.Her maternal grandfather is former American football player Rick Arrington, and her aunt is former ESPN reporter Jill Arrington. Counted among the Arrington family's notable ancestors is the gentleman farmer William Farrar. Dakota is the elder sister of Elle Fanning, also an actress; both were brought up Southern Baptist.
When Fanning was a small child, she was an actress at the Towne Lake Arts Center in Woodstock, Georgia, starring in small plays. In 1999, at the age of five, she began her professional acting career, appearing in a Tide television commercial. Her first significant acting job was a guest role in the NBC prime-time drama ER , which remains one of her favorite roles:
I played a car accident victim who has leukemia. I got to wear a neck brace and nose tubes for the two days I worked.
Fanning subsequently had several guest roles on television series, including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation , The Practice , and Spin City . She also portrayed the title characters of Ally McBeal and The Ellen Show as young girls.
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). Her role in the film made Fanning the youngest person ever to be nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award, being seven years of age at the time.She also won the Best Young Actor/Actress award from the Broadcast Film Critics Association for her performance.
In 2002, director Steven Spielberg cast Fanning in the lead child role of Allison "Allie" Clarke/Keys in the science fiction miniseries Taken . By this time, she had received positive notices from several film critics, including Tom Shales of The Washington Post , who wrote that Fanning "has the perfect sort of otherworldly look about her, an enchanting young actress called upon ... to carry a great weight."
In the same year, Fanning appeared in three films: as a kidnap victim who proves to be more than her abductors bargained for in Trapped , as the young version of Reese Witherspoon's character in Sweet Home Alabama , and as Katie in the movie Hansel and Gretel .
A year later, she starred in two prominent films: playing the uptight child to an immature nanny played by Brittany Murphy in Uptown Girls , and as Sally in The Cat in the Hat . In addition, Fanning did voice-over work for four animated projects during this period, including voicing Satsuki in Disney's English language release of My Neighbor Totoro , a little girl in the Fox series Family Guy , and a young Wonder Woman in the episode "Kids Stuff" from Cartoon Network's Justice League Unlimited .
In 2004, she made an appearance on season ten of the television series Friends , playing the role of Mackenzie, a young girl who is moving out of the house Monica and Chandler are buying.
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. Roger Ebert wrote that Fanning "is a pro at only ten years old, and creates a heart-winning character."
Hide and Seek was her first release in 2005, opposite Robert De Niro. The film was generally panned, and critic Chuck Wilson called it "a fascinating meeting of equals – if the child star [Fanning] challenged the master [De Niro] to a game of stare-down, the legend might very well blink first."
Fanning voiced Lilo Pelekai (taking over for Daveigh Chase) in the direct-to-video film Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch . She also had a small part in the Rodrigo García film Nine Lives (released in October 2005), in which she shared an unbroken nine-minute scene with actress Glenn Close, who had her own praise for Fanning: "She's definitely an old soul. She's one of those gifted people that come along every now and then."Fanning also recorded her lead role in Coraline during this time.
Fanning completed filming on Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (opposite Kurt Russell) in late October 2004.
Kris Kristofferson, who plays her character's grandfather in the film, said that she is like Bette Davis reincarnated.While promoting her role in Dreamer, Fanning became a registered member of Girl Scouts of the USA at a special ceremony, which was followed by a screening of the film for members of the Girl Scouts of the San Fernando Valley Council.
Fanning then went on to star in War of the Worlds , starring alongside Tom Cruise. Released in reverse order (War in June 2005 and Dreamer in the following October), both films were a critical success.[ citation needed ]War director Steven Spielberg praised "how quickly she understands the situation in a sequence, how quickly she sizes it up, measures it up and how she would really react in a real situation."
Fanning moved straight to another film without a break: Charlotte's Web, which she finished filming in May 2005 in Australia, and premiered on December 15, 2006.
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."Fanning's parents have been criticized for allowing her to film a scene in which her character is raped. However, Fanning defended the film by saying to Reuters, "It's not really happening. It's a movie, and it's called acting."
Although the film was a failure both at the box office and with critics,[ citation needed ] Fanning's performance was praised by Roger Ebert, who compared her to Jodie Foster in Taxi Driver .
In the same year, at the age of twelve, she was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, becoming the youngest member in the Academy's history. million in 2006.Later that year, she was ranked 4th in Forbes list of "Top-Earning Stars Aged Under 21", having earned an estimated $4
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. She plays Anne Hagen, a girl who witnesses her father's murder and who turns to religion in the aftermath. In July, Fanning appeared on a short film titled Cutlass , one of Glamour's "Reel Moments" based on readers' personal essays. Cutlass was directed by Kate Hudson.
From September to the end of the year, Fanning filmed Push, which centers on a group of young American expatriates with telekinetic and clairvoyant abilities who hide from the Division (a U.S. government agency) in Hong Kong and band together to try to escape the control of the division.Fanning played Cassie Holmes, a 13-year-old psychic.
In January 2008, Fanning began filming the film adaptation of The Secret Life of Bees , a novel by Sue Monk Kidd.Set in South Carolina in 1964, the story centers on Lily Owens (Fanning), who escapes her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father by running away with her caregiver and only friend (played by Jennifer Hudson) to a South Carolina town where they are taken in by an eccentric trio of beekeeping sisters (played by Queen Latifah, Sophie Okonedo, and Alicia Keys).
Her films, horror animation Coraline and science fiction thriller Push , were released on the same day, February 6, 2009.
In March 2008, upon the original creation of the film adaptation Dakota and Elle Fanning were cast to play Kate and Anna respectively in the film My Sister's Keeper . However, when Dakota heard that she would be required to shave her head for the role, she dropped out of the film as then did Elle. The two sisters were replaced; Abigail Breslin took on the lead role as Anna Fitzgerald, and Sofia Vassilieva was cast as Kate Fitzgerald.
Fanning played Jane, a member of the Volturi Guard, in New Moon and reprised the role in Eclipse , based on novels by Stephenie Meyer. 'Most Valuable Young Stars after having earned an estimated $14 million.[ citation needed ]New Moon was released on November 20, 2009, and Eclipse was released on the following June. On in March 2009, she was ranked number three on the list of Forbes
In 2010, she starred in the film 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.
Fanning's voice was heard in Rise, a documentary film commissioned by U.S. Figure Skating to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the crash of Sabena Flight 548 which resulted in the loss of the entire American team and subsequent cancellation of the 1961 World Figure Skating Championships. She read a poem written by U.S. national champion Laurence Owen (who died in the crash) that was said to be an eerie premonition of the afterlife.
During the summer of 2011, she played Tessa in Now Is Good . Fanning also became the face of Marc Jacobs' Oh, Lola! perfume campaign, but the ad was banned in the UK as the Advertising Standards Authority judged that "the ad could be seen to sexualize a child."
In 2011, she played Annie James in The Motel Life , which was released on November 8, 2013. In the fall of 2011, Fanning played the starring role in Effie Gray , directed by Richard Laxton, written and co-starred by Emma Thompson, with Greg Wise, Tom Sturridge, Robbie Coltrane, Julie Walters, Derek Jacobi and Claudia Cardinale.
In August 2012, she played the lead role of a wealthy financial eco-terrorist Dena Brauer, in a thriller film Night Moves opposite actors Jesse Eisenberg and Peter Sarsgaard. The film was directed by Kelly Reichardt.Night Moves tells the story of three Eco-terrorists who work at an organic farm and collaborate on a plot to blow up a hydroelectric dam.
In January 2013, she was cast as Beverly Aadland in the Errol Flynn biopic The Last of Robin Hood . [ citation needed ] but as of 2019 has yet to hit theaters.Later that year in September, Fanning was cast as Olivia in Franny . In November, she was cast in Viena and the Fantomes as Viena; about a roadie traveling across America with a punk rock band in the 1980s. The film was originally set to be released in 2015,
In February 2014, she recorded a voice role for the animated movie Yellowbird .
In May 2015, Every Secret Thing , based on the 2004 novel by Laura Lippman, co-starring Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, Danielle Macdonald, Colin Donnell and Nate Parker was released in the U.S.
Also in 2015, Martin Koolhoven confirmed that Jack Roth joined the cast of the film Brimstone . In June 2015, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Fanning and Kit Harington had replaced Mia Wasikowska and Robert Pattinson in the film, respectively. The set of primary recording began June 15 and will be held in Romania, Spain, and Germany.
In July 2016, it was announced Fanning was cast in a film adaptation of The Bell Jar as Esther Greenwood.
In 2017, Fanning starred in Neil Blomkamp's Zygote, as part of Blomkamp's series of experimental short films released through Oats Studios.
Fanning had a cameo role in the heist comedy Ocean's 8 , which was released in 2018.The same year starred as Sara Howard in the TNT historical television series The Alienist based on novel of the same name. In August 2018, TNT ordered a sequel series based upon the follow-up novel The Angel of Darkness , with Fanning set to return to reprise the role of Sara Howard. In 2019, Fanning played Squeaky Fromme in Quentin Tarantino's comedy-drama Once Upon a Time in Hollywood .
In December 2019, it was announced that Fanning and her sister Elle Fanning would star together in an adaption of Kristin Hannah's 2015 novel, The Nightingale , which is set to be directed by Mélanie Laurent.
In June 2011, Fanning graduated from Campbell Hall School in Studio City, California,where she participated on the varsity spirit cheerleading squad and was twice voted homecoming queen. From 2011 to 2014, she attended the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University, where she majored in women's studies, with a focus on the portrayal of women in film and culture.
In January 2012, it was reported that Fanning signed to be represented by WME (William Morris Endeavor),thus ending a decade-long association with Osbrink Talent Agency. In April 2014, it was announced that Fanning switched agencies again and is now represented by CAA.
|2001||Father Xmas||Clairee||Short film|
|Tomcats||Little Girl in Park|
|I Am Sam||Lucy Diamond Dawson|
|2002||Trapped||Abigail "Abbie" Jennings|
|Sweet Home Alabama||Young Melanie|
|Hansel and Gretel||Katie|
|2003||Uptown Girls||Lorraine "Ray" Schleine|
|The Cat in the Hat||Sally Walden|
|Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time||Preschool Kim||Voice role|
|2004||Man on Fire||Lupita Ramos|
|My Neighbor Totoro||Satsuki Kusakabe||Voice role; English dub|
|In the Realms of the Unreal||Narrator||Voice role|
|2005||Hide and Seek||Emily Callaway|
|Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch||Lilo Pelekai||Voice role; direct to video|
|War of the Worlds||Rachel Ferrier|
|2006||Charlotte's Web||Fern Arable|
|2008||The Secret Life of Bees||Lily Owens|
|2009||Coraline||Coraline Jones||Voice role|
|Fragments – Winged Creatures||Anne Hagen|
|The Twilight Saga: New Moon||Jane Volturi|
|2010||The Runaways||Cherie Currie|
|The Twilight Saga: Eclipse||Jane Volturi|
|2012||The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2|
|Celia||Hannah Jones||Short film|
|The Motel Life||Annie James|
|Now Is Good||Tessa Scott|
|2013||Night Moves||Dena Brauer|
|The Last of Robin Hood||Beverly Aadland|
|Very Good Girls||Lilly Berger|
|2014||Effie Gray||Euphemia "Effie" Gray|
|Every Secret Thing||Ronnie Fuller|
|Yellowbird||Delf||Voice role; English version|
|American Pastoral||Merry Levov|
|The Escape||Lily||Short film|
|Please Stand By||Wendy|
|2018||Ocean's 8||Penelope Stern|
|2019||Once Upon a Time in Hollywood||"Squeaky"|
|Sweetness in the Belly||Lilly Abdal|
|2020||Viena and the Fantomes||Viena|
|2022||The Nightingale||Vianne Mauriac||Filming|
|2000||ER||Delia Chadsey||Episode: "The Fastest Year"|
|Ally McBeal||Ally (5 years old)||Episode: "The Musical, Almost"|
|Strong Medicine||Edie's Girl||Episode: "Misconceptions"|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Brenda Collins||Episode: "Blood Drops"|
|The Practice||Alessa Engel||Episode: "The Deal"|
|Spin City||Cindy||Episode: "Toy Story"|
|2001||Malcolm in the Middle||Emily||Episode: "New Neighbors"|
|The Fighting Fitzgeralds||Marie||Episode: Pilot|
|Family Guy||Little girl||Episode: "To Love and Die in Dixie"|
|The Ellen Show||Young Ellen||Episode: "Missing the Bus"|
|2002||Taken||Allie Keys||Miniseries; 10 episodes (voice only in 6)|
|2004||Justice League Unlimited||Young Wonder Woman||Voice role; episode: "Kids' Stuff"|
|Friends||Mackenzie||Episode: "The One with Princess Consuela"|
|2018–present||The Alienist||Sara Howard||Main role|
|2019||Gen:Lock||Miranda Worth||Web series; voice role|
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|2001||Broadcast Film Critics Association||Best Young Performer||I Am Sam||Won|
|2002||Las Vegas Film Critics Society||Youth in Film||I Am Sam||Won|
|2002||Screen Actors Guild||Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role||I Am Sam||Nominated|
|2002||Satellite Awards||Outstanding New Talent||I Am Sam||Won|
|2002||Chicago Film Critics Association||Most Promising Performer[ citation needed ]||I Am Sam||Won|
|2002||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Young Actress Age Ten or Under||I Am Sam||Won|
|2003||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Movie, Mini-Series or Special – Leading Young Actress||Taken||Won|
|2003||Saturn Awards||Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series||Taken||Nominated|
|2004||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actress||The Cat in the Hat||Nominated|
|2005||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actress||Man on Fire||Nominated|
|2005||Gotham Awards||Best Ensemble Cast||Nine Lives||Nominated|
|2005||Locarno International Film Festival||Best Actress[ citation needed ]||Nine Lives||Won|
|2005||MTV Movie Awards||Best Frightened Performance||Hide and Seek||Won|
|2005||Irish Film and Television Awards||Best International Actress||War of the Worlds||Nominated|
|2005||Broadcast Film Critics Association||Best Young Actress||War of the Worlds||Won|
|2006||MTV Movie Awards||Best Frightened Performance||War of the Worlds||Nominated|
|2006||Saturn Awards||Best Performance by a Younger Actor||War of the Worlds||Won|
|2006||National Association of Theatre Owners (ShoWest Award)||Actress of the Year||Herself||Won|
|2006||Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards||Favorite Movie Actress||Dreamer||Nominated|
|2006||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actress||Dreamer||Won|
|2006||Fangoria Chainsaw Awards||Best Actress||Hide and Seek||Nominated|
|2006||Broadcast Film Critics Association||Best Young Actress||Charlotte's Web||Nominated|
|2007||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film – Leading Young Actress||Charlotte's Web||Nominated|
|2007||Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards||Favorite Movie Actress||Charlotte's Web||Won|
|2008||Black Reel Awards||Best Ensemble Cast||The Secret Life of Bees||Nominated|
|2008||Broadcast Film Critics Association||Best Young Actress||The Secret Life of Bees||Nominated|
|2008||Hollywood Film Festival||Cast year (Shared with cast)[ citation needed ]||The Secret Life of Bees||Won|
|2009||Broadcast Film Critics Association||Best Young Performer||The Secret Life of Bees||Nominated|
|2009||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Feature Film (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actress||The Secret Life of Bees||Won|
|2009||Palm Springs International Film Festival||Rising Star Award||Herself||Won|
|2010||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a Voice-Over Role – Young Actor/Actress||Coraline||Nominated|
|2010||MTV Movie Awards||Best Kiss (shared with Kristen Stewart)||The Runaways||Nominated|
|2010||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Movie Scene Stealer – Female||The Twilight Saga: New Moon||Nominated|
|2013||National Arts Awards||Bell Family Foundation Young Artist Award||Herself||Won|
|2018||Saturn Awards||Best Supporting Actress on Television||The Alienist||Nominated|
|2018||Satellite Awards||Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film||The Alienist||Nominated|
|2020||Screen Actors Guild||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture||Once Upon a Time in Hollywood||Nominated|
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She was born Hannah Dakota Fanning in Conyers, Ga. ... she turns 11 Feb. 23...
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