Dakota Fanning-Young Hollywood Genius Artist

Dakota Fanning-Young Hollywood Genius Artist
Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning (born Hannah Dakota Fanning by name, born February 23, 1994) is a young Hollywood actress who is considered a genius in the field of acting. She is the sister of Elle Fanning who has a similar profession with him.
Appear bright and well known through his acting is captivating in the I Am Sam as Lucy, the child of a person with mental retardation, played by Sean Penn in 2001.

As young artists, she appeared in films such high level Man on Fire, War of the Worlds, and Charlotte's Web. Fanning began to move into roles that are more mature in Hounddog and The Secret Life of Bees. He has won numerous awards and is the youngest actress ever nominated for a Screen Actors Guild awards

Personal life

Dakota Fanning was born in Conyers, Georgia. She was the daughter of Joy Arrington, a professional tennis player and Steve Fanning, minor league baseball St. Louis Cardinals and now works as an electronics salesman in Los Angeles, California. Her paternal grandfather was a former American football player, Rick Arrington, and her aunt is former ESPN reporter Jill Arrington. Dakota is the older sister of Elle Fanning, also an actress.
His father wanted him named "Dakota" and her mother wanted to name it "Hannah".
Fanning has a half German descent and her last name from the name of Irish America. Fanning and his family church is Southern Baptist. He attended Campbell Hall School in North Hollywood, California, and is a member of the varsity cheerleading squad.

Acting career

The early years

Fanning began acting at the age of five after appearing in a television commercial advertisement, Tide. His first significant acting job was as a guest star in the TV series, ER, the role terfavoritnya. "I acted as a car accident victim who suffered from leukemia. I have to wear neck brace and nose tubes for two days.")

After that Fanning getting some supporting role in the television series, including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, The Practice and Spin City. He also brought the character in Ally McBeal and The Ellen Show as young girls. In 2001, Fanning was chosen to be the opposite Sean Penn in the movie I Am Sam, tells the story of a mentally retarded male patient who fought for custody of his daughter (played by Fanning).

His role in the film made Fanning the youngest person ever nominated for Screen Actors Guild Awards, which at the age of seven years. He also won the Actor / Best Young Actress from the Broadcast Film Critics Association for her.


In 2002, director Steven Spielberg chose Fanning to play a major role of the child Allison "Allie" Clarke / Keys in the science fiction miniseries Taken. At that time, Fanning has received positive attention from several film critics, including Tom Shales of The Washington Post who wrote, Fanning "has a sort of mystical appearance in him, a stunning young actress who was mentioned ... will weigh big."

In the same year, Fanning appeared in three films: a kidnap victim who proves to be more valuable than it bargained his captors in Trapped, as the young version of Reese Witherspoon character in Sweet Home Alabama, and as Katie in the movie Hansel and Gretel.

Fanning more shine in two films released in 2003: playing penggugup children who have caregivers who are not adults, played by Brittany Murphy in Uptown Girls, and as Sally in The Cat in the Hat
Fanning is also working on projects for four animated voice-over during this period, including the voice of Satsuki in Walt Disney Picture production movie titled My Neighbor Totoro, a little girl in the serial production of Fox Broadcasting Company, Family Guy, and a young Wonder Woman in an episode of Justice League, the production of Cartoon Network.


In 2004, Fanning appeared in the movie Man on Fire, as Pita, a nine-year-old boy who won the hearts of Denzel Washington retired mercenaries, hired to protect her from kidnappers. Roger Ebert wrote that Fanning "is a pro at the age of 10 years, and form the character of conqueror."

Hide and Seek is the first film in 2005, with Robert De Niro opposite. The film was highly reprehensible loud. Critic Chuck Wilson called it "an extraordinary level meeting - a child star [Fanning] challenged the master [De Niro] to play, glaring at each other, the legend should blink first." Fanning provided the voice of Lilo (Daveigh Chase replaced) in the movie Lilo & Stich 2: Stitch Has a Glitch. He also played a small role in the movie Rodrigo Garcia, Nine Lives, released titled October 2005, where he jumped into a full nine minutes with actress Glenn Close, who praised Fanning: "She really has an old soul. He is one of those talented are always there every time. " Fanning also provided the voice of Coraline in this period.

Fanning completed the movie Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story by Kurt Russell at the opposite end of October 2004. Russell said that he was amazed with the performance of the role of best man in this movie. Russle, 54, who plays Fanning's father in the film said, "I can assure you, you (Dakota) is the best actress who ever worked with for the entire period of my career." Krisofferson Kris, who plays Fanning's grandfather in the film said that Fanning like Bette Davis reincarnated.

When promoting her role in Dreamer, Fanning became an official member of the Girl Scouts of the USA in a special ceremony, followed by taking pictures for members of Girl Scouts of the San Fernando Valley Council. He is not a member of a certain force, but is registered as Girl Guiding and Girl Scouting | Juliette, a part of GSUSA for girls who sign up by her own account.
He then went straight to the location of the movie War of the Worlds, where he played alongside Tom Cruise. War films were released in June 2005 and Dreamer in October next, both to achieve success. War director Steven Spielberg praised "how quickly she understands the situation in order, how quickly he wondered, measuring and actually react as in real situations.

After completing the film War of the Worlds, Fanning immediately proceed to the next movie without a break: Charlotte's Web, which finished in May 2005 in Australia. Released on December 15, 2006, the film was warmly welcomed by Web critics. Producer Jordan Kerner said, "... when he had to catch up in the War of the Worlds, we should stop looking for other young actresses. There is nothing comparable to it."


During the summer of 2006, Fanning work on the film Hounddog, described the news as "the dark tale of child abuse, cruelty and the typical Elvis Presley adulation in the deep South. Fanning's parents have been protesting since allowed a role in the rape scene. However, Fanning said to Reuters "This is not true. It was a movie, and is called acting. "Director Deborah Kampmeier to comment on the controversy in the January 2007 issue of Premiere magazine:" The assumption that the (Dakota) experienced violence for the sake of appearances is to deny his talent. "

In 2006, at age 12, he was invited to participate in the Film Academy of Arts and Sciences, and became the youngest member in the history of the Academy. Earnings in 2006 of $ 4 million, putting it in fourth position in the list of highest-income stars under the age of 21 according to Forbes magazine.
In March and April 2007, he played in Winged Creatures with Kate Beckinsale, Guy Pearce, Josh Hutcherson, and Academy Award winner, Forest Whitaker and Jennifer Hudson. He serves as Anne Hagen, a child who witnessed the murder of his father and as a result, he turned to religion.

From September until December 2007, Fanning starring in the movie Push, which revolves around a group of young American expatriates who have the ability of telekinesis and astrologers who were hiding from the pursuit of U.S. government agencies in Hong Kong and joined together to escape from the control of the Division. Fanning plays Cassie Holmes, 13-year-old psychic.


In January 2008, Fanning began playing fil The Secret Life of Bees, adapted from the novel The Secret Life of Bees Sue Monk Kidd's work. Set in South Carolina in 1964, this story centers on Lily Owens (Fanning), who fled from the lonely life of a troubled relationship with his father, with a vague way with the caregiver and only friend, played by Jennifer Hudson, to a city in South Carolina where they are accommodated by three brothers eccentric beekeeper who, played by Queen Latifah, Sophie Okonedo and Alicia Keys. Both the movie Coraline and Push was released on the same day, February 6, 2009.

Fanning plays Jane in The Twilight Saga: New Moon and will be reprising her role in The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, which is based on the novel by Stephenie Meyer. New Moon was released on 20 November 2009, and Eclipse set to be released on June 30, 2010.

In 2010, he was instrumental in the film The Runaways, with Kristen Stewart, Stella Maeve, and Scout Taylor-Compton, where he played as Cherie Currie, lead singer of the band The Runaways.

3 Responses so far.

  1. moonbeam says:

    This is the dumbest thing I’ve seen in a long time. You keep saying Dakota- a straight woman- is him. Then you go back and forth between it, her, him. Do you speak English? We need less internet garbage pretending to be journalists.

  2. moonbeam says:

    This is the dumbest thing I’ve seen in a long time. You keep saying Dakota- a straight woman- is him. Then you go back and forth between it, her, him. Do you speak English? We need less internet garbage pretending to be journalists.

  3. moonbeam says:

    This is the dumbest thing I’ve seen in a long time. You keep saying Dakota- a straight woman- is him. Then you go back and forth between it, her, him. Do you speak English? We need less internet garbage pretending to be journalists.

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