Hannah Dakota Fanning was born in Conyers, Georgia on February 23, 1994 to parents Joy ,who played tennis professionally, and Steve Fanning, who played minor league baseball and now works as an electronics salesman in Los Angeles.
Her maternal grandfather was former American football player, Rick Arrington, and her aunt is former ESPN reporter Jill Arrington. Dakota Fanning is the older sister of Elle Fanning, who is also an actress.
Dakota Fanning is of half German descent and her last name is of Irish origin. Dakota Fanning and her family are Southern Baptist and she attends Campbell Hall School in North Hollywood, California, being on the varsity spirit cheerleading squad too.
Why is Dakota Fanning famous?
Dakota Fanning is an American actress and her breakthroug
h performance was in "I Am Sam" in 2001. As a child actress, she had roles in high-profile movies such as "Man on Fire", "War of the Worlds", and "Charlotte's Web". Dakota Fanning began transitioning to more adult roles with "Hounddog" and "The Secret Life of Bees". Recent films have included "The Twilight Saga" and "The Runaways". Dakota Fanning has won numerous awards and is the youngest person to have been nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award.
Why do we like Dakota Fanning?
Dakota Fanning played Jane in "New Moon" and reprised the role in "Eclipse", based on novels by Stephenie Meyer. "New Moon" was released on November 20, 2009, and Eclipse was released on June 30, 2010.In 2010, she starred in the movie "The Runaways", alongside Kristen Stewart, Stella Maeve, and Scout Taylor-Compton, where she played Cherie Currie, the lead singer of the band.
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