American actress Dakota Fanning was born in the small town of Conyers (GA, USA) February 23, 1994. Game on stage fascinated from an early age, he attended, located near the home theater workshop, where together with other children put small little pieces.
Cleverness five year old girl has not escaped the attention of teachers who expressed their thoughts on this parents Dakota. Parents do not regret money for the agent for Dakota, not a trip to Los Angeles, where she was invited to audition. The trip, scheduled for a couple of weeks, completed the final move of the entire family in Los Angeles.
The first role is not long in coming. Initially, it was the role of the invited "stars" in a variety of popular TV series such as "ER" (1994 - 2008), Friends (1994 - 2004), "Ellie MakBill" (1997 - 2002) and others, and soon went up and the first role to the cinema. Film debut of actress took a little in the film "March Cats" (2001), which had a success among the youth.
For the role of the daughter, suffering from mental illness of his father, played by Sean Penn in the drama Jessie Nelson's "I Am Sam" (2001), Dakota was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award. When the youngest contender in the history of the guild took the stage to deliver his acceptance speech, it became clear that it shoots is not enough to reach the microphone. To help the young talent come the leading category, Orlando Bloom, who throughout her speech held in front of the Dakota, shot from the stand-in microphone.
This was followed by a collaboration with Charlize Theron, Stuart Townsend and Kevin Bacon in the dramatic thriller "24 Hours" (2002), in which Fanning played the kidnapped daughter of the parents. In the same year, along with Dakota Reese Witherspoon starred in the romantic comedy "Sweet Home Alabama" (2002) and a small television series "Kidnapped" (2002). After she had roles in the romantic comedy "Uptown Girls" (2003) and the family comedy "The Cat" (2003).
Once again playing a kidnapped girl, Dakota, it happened in 2004. Brilliantly played in a pair with Denzel Washington in the movie "Anger" (2004), playing the role of her bodyguard, Dakota largely contributed to the success of this painting.
Even more successful for girls became the year 2005, in which, immediately after the role of the daughter, suffering from split his father's person, played by the great Robert De Niro, Dakota, along with Tom Cruise starred in the commercial superhit from Steven Spielberg's "War of the Worlds", brought together at the box office more than half a billion dollars.
In recent years, he managed to withdraw in many full-motion pictures: "The Dreamer" (2005), "Charlotte's Web" (2006), "hunted" (2007), "Winged creatures" (2008), "The Secret Life of Bees" (2008), " The Fifth dimension "(2009),В« The Runaways В»(2010)," As long as I live "(2012)," Effie "(2012). In the latest series of the famous vampire saga "Twilight" (since 2010) Dakota takes the small role of Jane. She also develops her modeling career and to stop there, of course, is not going to.