Dakota Fanning is a young actress who is best known for her work in the 'Twilight' films, 'Coraline' and 'War of the Worlds.' She's won a Screen Actor's Guild Award.
Dakota Fanning was born on February 23, 1994, in Conyers, Georgia. She landed her first commercial at 5 years old and earned a Screen Actors Guild Award for her work with Sean Penn on I Am Sam. She played Tom Cruise's daughter in the 2005 remake of War of the Worlds. Fanning also provided voice work for the animated film Coraline, based on a book by Neil Gaiman, and was featured in the Twilight film series.
In 2002, Fanning played a young version of Reese Witherspoon in the popular romantic comedy Sweet Home Alabama. She also appeared in the science fiction television miniseries Taken, developed by Steven Spielberg, around this time.
In 2003's The Cat in the Hat, Fanning played Sally, a beloved children's book character who, along with her brother, must contend with a visit from the title character (played by Mike Myers). She also starred with Brittany Murphy in the widely panned comedy Uptown Girls (2003). Taking on the more substantial subject matter, she appeared opposite Denzel Washington in the crime thriller Man on Fire (2004). She played a young girl kidnapped by a Mexican crime cartel, and Washington portrayed the former assassin turned bodyguard who works to save her.
Continuing to work with A-list stars, Fanning played Tom Cruise's daughter in the 2005 remake of the science fiction classic War of the Worlds. That same year, also appeared in the thriller Hide and Seek with Robert De Niro and starred opposite Kurt Russell in Dreamer: Inspired By a True Story. She also lent her voice as Lilo Pelekai in the Disney animated movie, Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch. Returning to more kid-friendly fare, Fanning starred in the film adaptation of Charlotte's Web (2006), based on the book by E. B. White.
Name: Dakota Fanning
Real name: Hannah Dakota Fanning
Birthdate: 23 of February 1994
Place of birth: Conyers, Georgia, U.S.
Height: 161 ft
Weight: 46 lb
Birth Sign: Pisces
Chinese Zodiac: Dog