Dakotta Fanning is a young actress who is stunning and gorgeous. Born on February 23, 1994, in Conyers, Georgia and started her acting career at the small age of 5. She was a little princess and born in an athletic family. Yes, her father was a minor league baseball player and her mother was a tennis player. Do you know? She first found great on televisions. At the age of 5 in 2000, she appeared on some famous television programs like ER, CSI, The Practice and many more. She is well known and famous for her acting in the “Twilight”, “Coraline” and “War of the Worlds”.
Big Screen hits:
At the year of 2001, she played a powerful role with Sean Penn in the film I Am Sam. she was the daughter of a common man having some mental disabilities. She performed very in the film and awarded as Screen Actors Guild Award. Fanning made phenomenal hit and starts recognize by the people.
Moreover, in 2005, she played Tom Cruise’s daughter in the film War of the Worlds. It was fully based on a science fiction movie. But, the role she played was extremely good. At the same year, she appeared in the scary and thriller movie “Hide and Seek” along with Robert De Niro inspired by a true story.
In addition, Fanning also famous for her voice work for the animated film Coraline, which is entirely based on a book written by Neil Gaiman about a girl who finds an apparently better version of her family by opening a door to an alternate world. In addition, she lends her beautiful voice to the animated movie like Lilo and Stich 2.
Carried Drama roles also:
Moreover, at 2007, she appeared in the independent drama story which was based on the 1950s named as Hounddog. In that drama, she played a role of the poor southern girl along with Elvis Presley who tortures and gives a sexual assault at the age of the teen. It was stunning and shocking that all the rape scene of Fanning looked like real and true; some were really shocked that it could have been truly done for her. But, for god sake, her family and her interview delivered that was extremely carried only for the film.
At the year of 2008, Fanning played in another southern drama named as The Secret Life of Bees. She played as a young girl, who runs away from her family along with her caretaker (Jennifer Hudson) and searches shelter along with three sisters.
Fanning appeared in the film Push (2009) as a powerful girl with some paranormal powers. But, unfortunately, the film was a critical flop and did not work out so much. But she played a different role in that film. However, her fans enjoyed and happy for her attempt.
Some Awards and achievements:
- Won Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor for the film War of the Worlds (2005)
- Won Critics Choice Award for Best Young Actress for the film War of the Worlds (2005)
- Won Critics Choice Award for Best Young Actor/Actress for the film I Am Sam (2001)
- Won Bronze Leopard Award for Best Actress for the film Nine Lives (2005)