Anna Paquin (full name Anna Helene Paquin) was born on July 24, 1982 and she is an Academy Award-winning actress.
Biography and Career :
Anna Paquin was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and the child of two teachers, she moved to New Zealand when she was four.
Anna Paquin's debut performance, in the 1993 film The Piano, which was widely regarded as extraordinary even by critics who didn't like the film, saw her win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress; at eleven, Anna Paquin was the second-youngest person to win an Oscar (the youngest is Tatum O'Neal).
She gave a very memorable acceptance speech noted for her overwhelmed reaction and breathlessness.
After having started her secondary education in Wellington, New Zealand, Anna Paquin completed her secondar
y education in Los Angeles, and took several well-regarded roles in various movies while doing so.
Anna Paquin studied at Columbia University for one year, but has been on a leave of absence in order to continue her acting career.
She returned to worldwide prominence with her role as Rogue in the blockbuster X-Men movie in 2000, its sequel in 2003, and is set to star in the third installment set for a 2006 release. Anna Paquin lives in New York.
The Piano, 1993
Jane Eyre, 1996
Fly Away Home, 1996
A Walk On The Moon, 1999
She's All That, 1999
All The Rage, 1999
Almost Famous, 2000
Finding Forrester, 2000
Buffalo Soldiers, 2001
25th Hour, 2002
Castle in the Sky (voice), 2003
The Squid and the Whale, 2005
X-Men: The Last Stand, 2006
1994 - Academy Award (Oscar) - Best Actress in a Supporting Role for The Piano.
1993 - LAFCA Award - Best Supporting Actress for The Piano.
2001 - MTV Movie Award - Best On-Screen Team for X-Men, shared with Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman and James Marsden.
2001 - Saturn Award - Best Performance by a Younger Actor for X-Men.
2001 - Blockbuster Entertainment Award - Favorite Actress - Science Fiction for X-Men.
1994 - Golden Globe - Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - for The Piano.
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